of the Musculoskeletal System 2/e

Foundations for Rehabilitation


Author: Neumann D.A. 

Publisher: Mosby 

ISBN: 9780323039895 

Pages: 752 

Product type: Book 


Paramedical Specialities  Physiotherapy  Reference works 
Medico-Surgical Specialities  Physical Medicine / Rehabilitation  

Publication date: February 2010 

Price: EUR 69.90







Brilliantly and abundantly illustrated, this dynamic resource is the most comprehensive, research-based, reader-friendly text on kinesiology. An engaging approach explores the fundamental principles in vivid detail and clarifies the link between the structure and function of the musculoskeletal system to help you ensure a clear, confident understanding.
New to this edition

* UNIQUE! More than 500 high-quality, full-color illustrations clarify musculoskeletal anatomy and reinforce anatomic concepts.
* Study questions in each chapter test your comprehension and strengthen your critical-thinking capabilities.


By Donald A. Neumann, PhD, PT, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Sciences, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI


Table of Contents:

Section I: Essential Topics of Kinesiology

1. Getting Started

2. Basic Structure and Function of Human Joints

3. Muscle: The Ultimate Force Generator in the Body

4. Biomechanical Principles

Appendix I: Trigonometry Review and Additional Biomechanical Problems

Section II: Upper Extremity

5. Shoulder Complex

6. Elbow and Forearm

7. The Wrist

8. The Hand

Appendix II: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Upper Extremity

Section III: Axial Skeleton

9. Axial Skeleton: Osteology and Arthrology

10. Axial Skeleton: Muscle and Joint Interactions

11. Kinesiology of Mastication and Ventilation

Appendix III: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Axial Skeleton

Section IV: Lower Extremity

12. Hip

13. Knee

14. Ankle and Foot

15. Kinesiology of Walking

Appendix IV: Reference Materials for Muscle Attachments and Innervation of the Lower Extremity