Manual of Structural Kinesiology

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This book provides a straightforward look at human anatomy and its relation to movement. The text identifies specific muscles and muscle groups and describes exercises for strengthening and developing those muscles. "The Manual of Structural Kinesiology" makes important information readily available to students through a combination of logical presentation and concise writing style.

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Integrates the Dynamic Human with four to five activities per chapter to help students explore the CD that's packaged with the text.
Lists ten annotated websites at the end of each chapter.
Features many pieces of art, which have been redrawn for consistency.
Includes a new appendix to the text lists range of motion for each joint.
Uses more white space for a more open, inviting look.
Discusses each muscle in relation to origin, insertion, actions, palpation, strengthening, and flexibility.
Uses a basic foundational approach to the study of human movement. Essential information is presented in a concise, appealing, and organized way for kinesiologists, athletic trainers, coaches, physical educators, physical therapists, health club instructors, strength and conditioning specialists, and others responsible for the development, maintenance, or rehabilitation of the muscular system.
Includes muscle pronunciations, terminology, innervations, actions, and illustrations of joint movements.
Makes the material more practical and useful with application, strengthening, and flexibility sections.
Includes laboratory exercises at the end of each chapter.
Presents functions and relevant facts about muscle groups and describes simple exercises for use in the development of specific muscles.
12. Describes how and where each muscle can be palpated.
Provides worksheets at the end of the text to test retention and application of chapter material and function as a tool for study and review.

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