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Anatomy and human movement : structure and function

Author: Nigel Palastanga; Derek Field; Roger Soames
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Butterworth Heinmann/Elsevier, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth edition
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"The popularity of Anatomy and Human Movement continues due to its detail and clarity in presenting the anatomy of the musculoskeletal system and the ways in which anatomical structure underpins the functional aspects of movement." "Written with therapists in mind, this is not an anatomy book based on dissection but one which instead emphasises understanding the mechanisms which allow movement to take place." "For  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Palastanga; Derek Field; Roger Soames
ISBN: 9780750688147 0750688149
OCLC Number: 64431509
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xii, 717 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. Nervous system Components of the musculoskeletal system --
Skin and its appendages --
Early embryology --
The upper limb. Bones --
Muscles --
Joints --
Nerve supply --
Blood supply --
Lymphatics --
The lower limb. Bones --
Muscles --
Joints --
Nerve supply --
Blood supply --
Lymphatics --
The trunk and neck. Bones --
Muscles --
Joints --
Nerve supply --
The cardiovascular system --
The respiratory system --
The digestive system --
The urogenital system --
The endocrine system --
Head and brain. Bones --
Muscles --
Joints --
The ear, eye and brain.
Responsibility: Nigel P. Palastanga, Derek Field, Roger Soames.

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Featuring colour illustrations, this book is suitable for physiotherapy students studying human anatomy.  Read more...

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