Functional Anatomy

Functional Anatomy

Paperback Pocket Podiatry

By (author) James Watkins, Series edited by Ian Mathieson

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  • Publisher: CHURCHILL LIVINGSTONE
  • Format: Paperback | 336 pages
  • Dimensions: 187mm x 235mm x 18mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 15 May 2009
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0702030325
  • ISBN 13: 9780702030321
  • Edition: 1
  • Illustrations note: Approx. 390 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 134,564

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"Functional Anatomy" gives you all the essentials of examination and diagnosis in a convenient, user-friendly format. With the emphasis on practical, step-by-step guidance, this handy volume is specially designed to include helpful diagrams, tables, tips and summary boxes to give you quick access to key information with the minimum of fuss. With its clarity and portability, students will find the "Pocket Podiatry" series an invaluable companion to their studies, while practitioners will appreciate its clinical orientation and concision.

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Previous books and chapters written by the author: Books: WATKINS, J. Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal SystemChampaign, Ill: Human Kinetics, 1999, 376 pp. ISBN 0-88011-686-2 WATKINS, J. Estrutura e Funcao do Sistema MusculoesqueleticoSao Paulo: Artmed Editora , 2001, 383 pp. ISBN 0-88011-686-2 Portuguese edition of Structure and Function of the Musculoskeletal System WATKINS, J. An Introduction to Mechanics of Human Movement Lancaster: MTP Press, 1983, 146 pp. ISBN 0-85200-492-3 WATKINS, J., REILLY, T. & BURWITZ, L. (Eds.) Sports Science London: E. & F.N.Spon, 1986, 412 pp. ISBN 0-419-13930-3 REILLY, T., WATKINS, J. & BORMS, J. (Eds.) Kinanthropometry III London: E. & F.N.Spon, 1986, 312 pp. ISBN 0-419-13970-2 Book chapters: WATKINS, J. In Press. Basic biomechanics of gait. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 7th edition. WATKINS, J. In Press Structure and function of the foot. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone. 7th edition. WATKINS, J. Structure and function of the foot. In D.L. Lorimer, G. J. French, M. O' Donnell and J. G. Burrow (Eds), Neale's Disorders of the Foot: Diagnosis and Management, 6th edition. Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 2001, p1-22. ISBN 0443-0644-15 WATKINS, J. Biomechanics of movement. In N. Armstrong and W. Van Mechelen (Eds), Textbook of Paediatric Exercise Science and Medicine. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000, p107-122. ISBN 0-19-262977-8 WATKINS, J. Injuries in volleyball. In P. Renstrom (Ed). Clinical Practice of Sports Injury: Prevention and CareOxford: Blackwell Scientific Publishers, 1994, p360-374. WATKINS, J. An overview of sports-related lower-limb epiphyseal injuries. In G. Gleeson (Ed). The Growing Child in Competitive Sport. Sevenoaks: Ho

Table of contents

Part 1 Foot Function. Elementary Biomechanics of Gait. Structure and function of the foot. Part 2 Functional Anatomy. Connective tissues. Articular system. Neuromuscular system. Forces in muscles and joints. Part 3 Musculoskeletal response and adaptation to loading. Mechanical characteristics of musculoskeletal components. Structural adaptation of the musculoskeletal system.