Biomechanical Basis of Human Movement, Volume 217

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Williams & Wilkins, 1995 - Human mechanics - 532 pages
ere is the textbook that makes the connection between functional anatomy, biomechanics, and the realities of exercise, rehabilitation, and sports - focusing on movement patterns of muscle groups rather than individual muscles. Students will appreciate the solid coverage of quantitative and anatomic aspects of human movement, and how the text actively integrates functional anatomy and basic biomechanics. Other features include one specific movement example featured in consecutive chapters for continuity; study questions concluding each chapter coded for three levels of challenge; a glossary after each chapter for quick reference to key terms plus student objectives for clear learning goals, references and suggested readings. Lecturers - Click here to order a FREE Review Copy of this title !

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Chapter
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Anatomical Movement Descriptors
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Foundations of Human Movement 1
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Denis Hamill is the author of ten novels, including two previous novels featuring Bobby Emmet--"3 Quarters" and "Throwing 7's, " as well as "Fork in the Road, Long Time Gone, Sins of Two Fathers, " and his Brooklyn Christmas fable, "Empty Stockings." He currently writes a column for the "New York Daily News, " and he has been a columnist for "New York" magazine, the "Los Angeles Herald Examiner, " and the "Boston Herald American.

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