Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs

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Thomson Delmar Learning, 2007 - Medical - 507 pages
The human body is amazing: all structures work together to provide locomotion and support. Knowledge of how this takes place is critical to the field of occupational therapy. Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs combines precise clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations that allow readers to understand this rigorous subject matter. This book is designed to describe the structures and functions of muscles, bones, and ligaments of the human body. It further addresses the interactions between these structures to illustrate how movements are performed. Benefits: * A worktext that combines the features of a workbook into the textbook. An all-inclusive resource for the user; it contains review questions, critical thinking questions, and lab activities. * Excellent overviews of anatomy and muscle movement. * Applies concepts of kinesiology to the field of occupational therapy * Detailed anatomical illustrations of muscles and their attachment sites.

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Clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations. Describes structures and functions of muscles, bones, and ligaments of the human body, and addresses the interactions between these structures to illustrate how movements are performed. Read full review

Contents

PART GENERAL BACKGROUND INFORMATION
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Introduction 4 Anatomical Terms 4 Directional Terms 5 Terminology Used
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MUSCular Anatomy and Physiology
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Previously served as Medical Chair for the college where he was responsible for faculty management and academic operations of Medical Programs. He has also served as Campus Director of Allied Health Programs & Program Training Manager: Sports and Fitness Technology for DeVry University/Denver Technical College in Colorado Springs and Denver, Colorado. He has both a bachelors and masters in kinesiology from the University of Northern Colorado. He is certified by American College of Sports Medicine as a Health Fitness Instructor and the American Sports Education Program as a Coach and Coach Instructor. He is the lead author of Thomson Delmar Learnings new text, Kinesiology Foundations for OTAs & PTAs.

Denver Technical College, Denver, CO

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