The Concise Book of Muscles

The Concise Book of Muscles


By (author) Chris Jarmey, Illustrated by Amanda Williams, Illustrated by Chris Fulcher

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  • Publisher: Lotus Publishing
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 210mm x 274mm x 14mm | 581g
  • Publication date: 31 March 2003
  • Publication City/Country: Chichester
  • ISBN 10: 0954318811
  • ISBN 13: 9780954318819
  • Edition: New edition
  • Edition statement: New edition
  • Illustrations note: 140 colour illus and 110 line drawings
  • Sales rank: 81,177

Product description

The Concise Book of Muscles has been written for the student and early practitioner of anatomy, massage / bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, or any other health-related field. Containing full-colour illustrations, it is a compact reference guide, clearly identifying all the major muscles, showing the origin, insertion, action, and innervation of each muscle. The book also uniquely illustrates examples of stretching and strengthening exercises for each muscle, allowing the reader to develop an understanding of the mechanics of movement.

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Author information

Amanda Williams (Illustrator) graduated from Middlesex University with a first-class honours degree in Graphic Design (Scientific Illustration). Since then she has worked as a freelance illustrator for various publishers, including Harcourt Brace, Elsevier Science, and The Royal College of Surgeons. Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979. He also studied acupuncture and osteopathy in the early 1980s. He is the author of several best-selling books, primarily on Eastern medical practices and bodywork methods. Chris teaches body mechanics, bodywork therapy, and anatomy extensively throughout Europe.

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The information and method of presentation contained in this new book for the therapist is unrivalled in its usefulness as a learning tool. Russell Humpage, Russell Medical, Physical Therapy Book Specialists