Anatomy and Physiology for the Manual Therapies

Anatomy and Physiology for the Manual Therapies

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Anyone planning on a career in the therapeutic sciences requires a unique foundation in the basic sciences of the human body. This new book offers detailed content on the muscles, skeleton, and nervous system, but also provides the necessary information on other systems. Specially written applications with a focus on massage and physical therapy are included. An outstanding illustration program is also integrated to highlight important concepts and special diagrams are presented that point to origin, insertion, and innervation of muscles. This is crucial knowledge for massage therapists, physical therapists, and occupational therapistsshow more

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  • Hardback | 848 pages
  • 236 x 278 x 30mm | 2,059.3g
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • Illustrations (chiefly col.)
  • 0470044969
  • 9780470044964
  • 689,702

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THE RIGHT TOUCH Anatomy and Physiology for the Manual Therapies combines the recognized strengths of the best-selling author Gerard J. Tortora with the expertise of Andrew J. Kuntzman, a certified massage therapist and an award-winning educator with a doctorate in Anatomy. If you are planning a career as a massage therapist, a physical therapy assistant, an exercise therapist, in sports medicine, or another career in the manual therapies this is the text that can start you on the path to success. This book should serve as a great reference throughout your professional career. Anatomy and Physiology for Manual Therapies paired with WileyPLUS makes a wide variety of visual, audio, tactile, and blended resources easily accessible and provides ample opportunity to SEE, HEAR, and DO anatomy and more

Table of contents

Chapter 1 Organization of the Human Body *Anatomy and Physiology Defined *Levels of Organization and Body Systems *Life Processes *Homeostasis *Aging and Homeostasis *Anatomical Terms *Body Cavities *Abdominopelvic Regions and Quadrants *Medical Imaging *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 2 Introductory Chemistry *Introduction to Chemistry *Chemical Compounds Inorganic Compounds Organic Compounds *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 3 Cells *A Generalized View of the Cell *The Plasma Membrane *Transport Across the Plasma Membrane Passive Processes Active Transport Transport in Vesicles *Cytoplasm Cytosol Organelles *Nucleus *Gene Action: Protein Synthesis *Somatic Cell Division *Aging and Cells Common Disorders Medical Terminology and Conditions *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 4 Tissues *Introduction *Types of Tissues and Their Origins *Cell Junctions Tight Junctions Plaque-Bearing Junctions Gap Junctions *Epithelial Tissue Classification Covering and Lining Epithelium Glandular Epithelium *Connective Tissue General Features Components Classification Types of Mature Connective Tissue *Membranes Mucous Membranes Serous Membranes Synovial Membranes *Introduction to Muscle Tissue *Introduction to Nervous Tissue *Aging and Tissues *Clinical Applications *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 5 The Integumentary System *Introduction *Structure of Skin Epidermis Dermis Skin Color *Accessory Structures of the Skin Hair Skin Glands Nails Types of Skin *Functions of the Skin *Blood Supply of the Integumentary System *Developmental Anatomy of the Integumentary System *Aging and the Integumentary System *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health *Pathology of the Integumentary System for Massage Therapists *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 6 Bone Tissue *Introduction *Functions of the Skeletal System *Anatomy of a Bone *Histology of Bone Tissue Compact Bone Tissue Spongy Bone Tissue *Nerve and Blood Supply of Bone *Bone Formation Intramembranous Ossification Endochondral Ossification *Bone Growth *Bone Replacement *Fracture and Repair of Bone *Exercise and Bone Tissue *Developmental Anatomy of the Skeletal System *Aging and Bone Tissue *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 7 The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton *Introduction *Pectoral (Shoulder) Girdle Clavicle Scapula *Upper Limbs (Extremity) Humerus Ulna and Radius Carpals, Metacarpals, and Phalanges *Pelvic (Hip) Girdle *Comparison of Female and Male Pelves *Comparison of Pectoral and Pelvic Girdles *Lower Limb (Extremity) Femur Patella Tibia and Fibula Tarsals, Metatarsals, and Phalanges Arches of the Foot *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 8 The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton *Introduction *Divisions of the Skeletal System *Types of Bones *Bone Surface Markings *Vertebral Column Parts of a Typical Vertebra Regions Intervertebral Discs Normal Curves *Thorax Sternum Ribs * Skull General Features Cranial Bones Facial Bones Special Features of the Skull Cranial Fossae *Hyoid Bone *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 9 Joints *Introduction *Joint Classifications *Fibrous Joints *Cartilaginous Joints *Synovial Joints Structure of Synovial Joints Bursae and Tendon Sheaths Types of Synovial Joints *Types of Movements at Synovial Joints *Selected Joints of the Body Temporomandibular Joint Shoulder Joint Elbow Joint Hip Joint Knee Joint Vertebral Joint *Factors Affecting Contact and Range of Motion *Aging and Joints *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 10 Muscle Tissue *Overview of Muscle Tissue Types of Muscle Tissue Functions of Muscle Tissue *Skeletal Muscle Tissue Connective Tissue Components Nerve and Blood Supply Histology *Contraction and Relaxation of Skeletal Muscle Basics of the Sliding-Filament Mechanism Neuromuscular Junctions Physiology of Contraction Relaxation Muscle Tone *Metabolism of Skeletal Muscle Tissue *Control of Muscle Tension *Exercise and Skeletal Muscle Tissue *Cardiac Muscle Tissue - Introduction *Smooth Muscle Tissue *Aging and the Muscular System *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 11 The Muscular System: Muscles of the Head and Neck *Introduction *How Skeletal Muscles Produce Movement Origins and Insertion Lever Systems Effects of Fascicle Arrangement Coordination Within Muscle Groups *How Skeletal Muscles are Named *Selected Muscles of the Head and Neck Muscles of Facial Expression Muscles That Move the Eyeballs - Introduction Muscles That Move the Mandible Muscles That Move the Tongue - Introduction Muscles of the Floor of the Oral Cavity Muscles That Move the Head Muscles of the Larynx - Introduction Muscles of the Pharynx - Introduction *Clinical Applications *Applications to Health TMJ Sternocleidomastoid - Problem Child *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 12 The Muscular System: Muscles of the Torso *Introduction *Muscles That Act on the Abdominal Wall *Muscles Used in Breathing *Muscles of the Pelvic Floor and Perineum - Introduction *Muscles That Move the Vertebral Column *Clinical Applications Quadratus Lumborum - The Hip Hiker Erector Spinae - *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 13 The Muscular System: Muscles of the Upper Extremity *Muscles That Move the Pectoral Girdle *Muscles That Move the Humerus *Muscles That Move the Radius and Ulna *Muscles That Move the Wrist, Hand, and Digits *Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand *Clinical Applications Pectoralis Minor and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Tennis Elbow Golf Elbow *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 14 The Muscular System: Muscles of the Lower Extremity *Introduction *Muscles That Move the Femur *Muscles That Act on the Femur, Tibia, and Fibula *Muscles That more the Foot and Toes *Intrinsic Muscles of the Foot - Introduction *Clinical Applications Sciatica and Piriformis Shinsplints Tracking of the Patella *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 15 Nervous Tissue *Overview of the Nervous System Structures of the Nervous System Functions of the Nervous System Organization of the Nervous System *Histology of the Nervous System Neurons Neuroglia Myelination Gray and White Matter *Action Potentials - Introduction *Synaptic Transmission Events at a Synapse Neurotransmitters *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 16 Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves *Introduction *Spinal Cord Anatomy Protective Structures External Anatomy Internal Anatomy *Spinal Cord Functions Sensory and Motor Tracts Reflexes and Reflex Arcs *Stretch Reflex *Tendon Reflex *Flexor Reflex *Cross Extensor Reflex *Babinski Reflex *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 17 Brain and Cranial Nerves *Introduction *Developmental Anatomy of the Nervous System *Protective Coverings *Brain Blood Supply and the Blood-Brain Barrier *Cerebrospinal Fluid *Brain Stem Medulla Oblongata Pons Midbrain Reticular Formation *Diencephalon Thalamus Hypothalamus Pineal Gland *Cerebellum *Cerebrum Limbic System Functional Areas of the Cerebral Cortex Somatic Sensory and Somatic Motor Pathways Hemispheric Lateralization Memory Electroencephalogram - Introduction *Cranial Nerves *Aging and the Nervous System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline Chapter 18 The Autonomic Nervous System *Comparison of Somatic and Autonomic Nervous Systems *Structure of the Autonomic Nervous System Sympathetic Division Parasympathetic Division *Functions of the Autonomic Nervous System *ANS Neurotransmitters *Activities of the ANS Sympathetic Activities Parasympathetic Activities *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 19 Somatic and Special Senses *Overview of Sensations *Somatic Senses Tactile Sensations *Touch *Pressure and Vibration *Itch and Tickle Thermal Sensations Pain Sensations Proprioception Sensations *Special Senses Olfaction Taste Vision Hearing Equilibrium *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 20 The Endocrine System *Introduction *Chemistry and Mechanisms of Hormone Action *Control of Hormone Secretions *Hypothalamus ands Pituitary Gland *Anterior Pituitary Hormones *Posterior Pituitary Hormones *Thyroid Gland Actions of Thyroid Hormones Controls of Thyroid Hormone Secretion Calcitonin *Parathyroid Glands *Pancreatic Islets and Hormones *Adrenal Glands Adrenal Cortex Hormones Adrenal Medulla Hormones *Ovaries and Testes *Pineal Gland *Other Hormones - Introduction *The Stress Response *Aging and the Endocrine System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 21 The Cardiovascular System: Blood *Functions of Blood *Components of Whole Blood Blood Plasma Formed Elements *Red Blood Cells *White Blood Cells *Platelets *Hemostasis Vascular Spasm Platelet Plug Formation Clotting Hemostatic Control Mechanisms Clotting in Blood Vessels *Blood Groups and Blood Types *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 22 The Cardiovascular System: Heart *Structure and Organization of the Heart Location and Coverings of the Heart Heart Wall Chambers Great Vessels of the Heart Valves *Blood Flow and Blood Supply of the Heart *Conduction System of the Heart *Electrocardiogram - Introduction *The Cardiac Cycle and Heart Sounds *Cardiac Output Regulation of Stroke Volume Regulation of Heart Rate *Exercise and the Heart *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 23 The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels *Blood Vessel Structure and Function Arteries and Arterioles Capillaries Venules and Veins *Blood Flow Through Blood Vessels Blood Pressure Resistance Regulation of Blood Pressure and Resistance *Checking Circulation *Circulatory Routes Systemic Circulation Pulmonary Circulation Hepatic Portal Circulation Fetal Circulation *Aging and the Cardiovascular System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 24 The Lymphatic System *Lymphatic and Immune System *Lymphatic Organs and Tissues Thymus Lymph Nodes Spleen Lymphatic Nodules *Nonspecific Resistance First Line of Defense: Barriers Second Line of Defense: Internal Defenses *Specific Resistance: Immunity Maturation of T Cells and B Cells Types of Immune Response Antigens and Antibodies T Cells and Cell-Mediated Immunity B Cells and Antibody-Mediated Immunity Immunological Memory Primary and Secondary Response Naturally vs. Artificially Acquired Immunity *Aging and the Immune System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 25 The Respiratory System *Organs of the Respiratory System Nose Pharynx Larynx Trachea Bronchi and Bronchioles Lungs *Ventilation - Introduction *Exchange of Oxygen and Carbon Dioxide *Transport of Respiratory Gases - Introduction *Control of Respiration *Exercise and the Respiratory System *Aging and the Respiratory System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 26 The Digestive System *Overview of the Digestive System *Layers of the GI Tract and the Omentum *Mouth Tongue Salivary Glands Teeth Digestion in the Mouth - Introduction *Pharynx and Esophagus *Stomach Structure of the Stomach Digestion and Absorption in the Stomach *Pancreas Structure of the Pancreas Pancreatic Juice Regulation of Pancreatic Secretions *Liver and Gallbladder Structure Bile Functions of the Liver *Small Intestine Structure Intestinal Juice Digestion and Absorption in the Small Intestine *Large Intestine Structure Digestion and Absorption in the Large Intestine The Defecation Reflex *Aging and the Digestive System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 27 Nutrition and Metabolism *Nutrients *Metabolism Carbohydrate Metabolism Lipid Metabolism Protein Metabolism *Metabolism and Body Heat Measuring Heat Body Temperature Homeostasis Regulation of Body Temperature *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 28 The Urinary System *Overview *Structure of the Kidneys External Anatomy Internal Anatomy Renal Blood Supply Nephrons *Functions of the Nephron Glomerular Filtration Tubular Reabsorption and Secretion Components of Urine *Transportation, Storage, and Elimination of Urine Ureters Urinary Bladder Urethra Micturition *Aging and the Urinary System *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Chapter 29 The Reproductive Systems *Male Reproductive System Scrotum and Testes Ducts Accessory Sex Glands Semen Penis *Female Reproductive System Ovaries Uterine Tubes Uterus Vagina Perineum and Vulva Mammary Glands Female Reproductive Cycle *Hormonal Control *Phases of the Cycle *The Human Sexual Response - Introduction *Birth Control and Abortion - Introduction *Aging and the Reproductive Systems *Applications to Health *Medical Terminology *Study Outline *Self Quiz Glossaryshow more

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