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Anatomy and Human Movement - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

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ISBN: 978-0-7020-7179-9

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Anatomy and Human Movement - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource , 6th Edition

Structure and function

By Nigel Palastanga, MA, BA, FCSP, DMS, DipTP and Roger W. Soames, BSc, PhD

640 pages
Copyright 2012
$121.00, Evolve, Reference




Over the past 22 years, Anatomy and Human Movement has grown into a classic textbook, helping students to understand and remember the mechanisms which allow movement to take place. Now in its sixth edition, the approach remains the same – each section of the body is presented systematically where readers are introduced to the bones, then guided through the muscles, joints , nervous system and blood supply. Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system is brought to life through simple full colour artwork following a colour key for clarity and accuracy.

Key Features

  • Detailed account of anatomy
  • Stresses relationship between structure and function
  • Summary Boxes used for quick revision aids or general overviews
  • Over 800 full colour line drawings
  • Over 50 photographs (including radiographs)
  • Stimulates understanding and learning of anatomy and application to human movement

New to this Edition

  • Improved and new artwork
  • Radiographs
  • Expansion of joint replacement sections

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Author Information

By Nigel Palastanga, MA, BA, FCSP, DMS, DipTP, Professor Emeritus, University of Wales, Cardiff, UK and Roger W. Soames, BSc, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK

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