The Muscular System Manual

The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body

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Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323327710

Category: Medical

Page: 800

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Joe Muscolino’s The Muscular System Manual: The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body, 4th Edition is an atlas of the muscles of the human body. This approachable, yet detailed, musculoskeletal anatomy manual provides both beginner and advanced students with a thorough understanding of skeletal muscles in a compartmentalized, customizable layout. Each muscle spread shows the individual muscle drawn over a photo of the human body, with an arrow to indicate the line of pull of the muscle, and explains: the muscle name, the origin of that name, Greek and Latin derivations, pronunciation, attachments, actions, eccentric contraction function, isometric contraction function, innervation to two levels of detail with predominant levels in bold, and arterial supply to two levels of detail. This new edition also features robust Evolve resources, an updated art program, and new chapter review and critical thinking questions that encourage you to apply what you have learned to prepare for practice. UNIQUE! Overlay art, consisting of over 380 full-color anatomical illustrations of muscles, bones, and ligaments drawn over photographs, helps identify the positions of muscles and bones in the human body. UNIQUE! Electronic Muscle and Bone Review Program features a base photograph with a skeleton drawn in and a list of every muscle for each major region of the body so students can choose any combination of muscles and place them onto the illustration — allowing them to see not only the muscle attachments, but also the relationship among the muscles of the region. Complete muscle coverage in an easy-to-understand layout makes this text appropriate for novices to anatomy, as well as intermediate and advanced students. Content organized by body region and includes information on how muscles in that region function together and large drawings of the muscles of that region so you can go directly to the topic you are studying. Covers the methodology for each muscle with information for learning muscle actions to explain the reasoning behind each action — and encourage you to learn and not just memorize. A four-color, student-friendly design with sections clearly boxed throughout and checkboxes that help you keep track of what you need to learn and what you have mastered. Customizable format, with checkboxes and numbered lists in each muscle layout, presents basic muscle information for the beginning student in bold type and more advanced information in regular type. Palpation boxes include bulleted steps instructing how to palpate each muscle so you can apply this assessment skill in practice. Evolve website for instructors includes TEACH Resources, a Test Bank, and an image collection so instructors can easily access all of the materials they need to teach their course in one place — and track through the course management system provided via Evolve. Evolve website for students includes access to audio of the author reading aloud muscle names, attachments, and actions for the muscles covered in the book, labeling exercises, and more to enrich your learning experience.

The Muscular System Manual - Text, Flashcards and Coloring Book Package

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Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323034739

Category: Medical

Page: 819

View: 1973

This convenient, money-saving package is a must for students training for a career in massage therapy. The package includes The Muscular System Manual, 2nd Edition, plus the Musculoskeletal Anatomy Coloring Book and Flashcards, by Dr. Joseph Muscolino. For further information on each individual product, please click on the links provided below.

Musculoskeletal Anatomy Coloring Book

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Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780323477314

Category:

Page: 488

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Reinforce your understanding of the musculoskeletal anatomy! Musculoskeletal Anatomy Coloring Book, 3rd Edition is a must if you're taking massage, physical therapy, chiropractic, orthopedic, and all other manual and movement therapy courses. This latest edition includes online access to The Muscular System Manual's companion Evolve site, which lets you view informative videos, take practice tests, and more! Focused specifically on musculoskeletal anatomy, this fun, interactive and engaging coloring book includes 635 high-quality illustrations. Each chapter focuses on key anatomic parts of the skeletal system, muscular system, nervous system, and arterial system; plus, composite drawings of all body systems and structures provide a complete look at the anatomy you will need to know in practice. UNIQUE! Did You Know? feature in every muscle spread provides additional details to strengthen your understanding of musculoskeletal structures and functions. UNIQUE! Short-answer reviews test your knowledge and help you learn to interpret anatomic information. A unique focus on musculoskeletal anatomy reinforces concepts specific to manual therapy to help you study more efficiently. More than 630 high-quality, anatomically detailed illustrations enable easier, more effective review. Accurate, streamlined coverage of musculoskeletal information simplifies the review process and emphasizes concepts essential to manual therapy. A clean, consistent page layout clearly illustrates the relationship between muscles and surrounding muscle groups. Fill-in-the-blank self-study exercises with accompanying answer keys help you prepare for exams. NEW! Online access to The Muscular System Manual, 4th Edition's Evolve site, enhances your review experience through interactive study tools including videos, The Interactive Muscle Program, practice test questions, Name That Muscle exercises, and more. NEW! Updated anatomy artwork helps you understand individual muscles as well as how they correspond to surrounding muscle groups.

The Muscular System Manual

The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body

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Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 819

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"With more than 700 illustrations and a new full-color design, this manual presents all of the body's muscles in an easy-to-understand format. Its molecular approach lets you choose the level of depth you need - from simply the basics to the most advanced level." - back cover.

Frog Dissection Manual

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Author: Bruce D. Wingerd

Publisher: JHU Press

ISBN: 9780801836015

Category: Science

Page: 49

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Illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions demonstrate how to properly dissect a frog and identify its anatomical structures.

The Muscle and Bone Palpation Manual with Trigger Points, Referral Patterns and Stretching

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Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323051715

Category: Medical

Page: 530

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This new work by a renowned massage author takes a close look at palpation of muscle and bone, and includes content related topics including trigger points with their pain referral patterns, stretching, and body mechanics. The DVD features video demonstrations of palpation of all muscles. Illustrations.

Kinesiology

The Skeletal System and Muscle Function

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Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323399355

Category: Medical

Page: 760

View: 2331

Learn how to apply kinesiology concepts and treat dysfunction with Muscolino’s Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function, 3rd Edition! With more than 1,200 full-color illustrations, this highly visual text offers a vividly illustrated look at the skeletal system and how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers in the body. Part One covers the fundamentals of structure and motion, including essential terminology that is used in kinesiology. Part Two covers the skeletal system including the makeup of skeletal and fascial tissues. Part Three contains a detailed study of the joints of the body. And lastly, Part Four examines how muscles function. This new edition also boasts an all-new chapter on biomechanics, more than 100 online video clips, and an interactive muscle program. If you want a thorough understanding of muscle function and how to apply that knowledge on the job, then there’s no better guide than Muscolino! Coverage of strengthening exercises and stretching emphasizes the purposes and benefits of stretching and how to perform various stretching techniques. The most up-to-date information on posture and the gait cycle features high-quality art. Comprehensive chapter on muscle action and attachments includes illustrations of all of the muscles of the human body organized by function. Clinical applications throughout the book are directly related to kinesiology concepts and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned to clinical practice. Complete atlas of bones, bony landmarks, and joints includes more than 100 full-color photographs of every bone in the human body, giving you comprehensive coverage of bones not found in other kinesiology books. Clear, simple explanations of kinesiology concepts cover muscle contraction(s), coordination of muscles with movement, core stabilization, posture, exercise, reflexes, and how the nervous system controls and directs the muscular system. Approximately 1,200 four-color illustrations help you visualize important concepts. A wide variety of user resources include a comprehensive glossary of terms from the book, radiographs, answers to the review questions at the end of each chapter in the book, an interactive muscle program, and videos featuring joint actions and palpation techniques. NEW! A new chapter on biomechanics helps you understand how the body moves under normal circumstances and what may impair its movement in pathology. NEW! Improved illustrations in The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body offer a vivid muscle atlas within the text. NEW! Expanded resources on Evolve companion site include a new collection of video clips and an interactive muscle program which help you identify the necessary skills for professional success.

Thai Massage

A Traditional Medical Technique

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Author: Richard Gold

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323070779

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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This practical and highly illustrated introduction to the principles and techniques of Thai massage discusses the theories of Thai medicine and its Chinese and Ayurvedic influences. It offers clear and easy-to-follow descriptions for all Thai massage techniques accompanied by full color photographs and drawings, with arrows to indicate direction of movement. Basic explanations describe how massage therapists can use elements of these techniques and apply them immediately in their own practice. Gives clear and easy-to-follow descriptions for each technique. Techniques can be used alone, in conjunction with other forms of massage, or to facilitate Yoga and other meditation practices. Clinically valuable and practical explanations of how to use elements of the procedures make it easy for therapists to enrich their practice with these techniques -- whether applying all of the methods, or starting with stretches alone. Features an icon throughout the text that calls attention to precautions therapists must be aware of for safe and effective sessions. Includes a 45-minute DVD presenting video of techniques and routines in real time, to demonstrate proper pacing. Photographs, drawings, and illustrations of techniques are now in full color, for greater clarity of concepts. More historical background provides a deeper understanding of this ancient medical art. An accompanying DVD offers a 45-minute video of a Thai massage session in real time - demonstrating procedures with proper pacing. The visual approach along with its step-by-step narration helps viewers understand how the concepts discussed in the book translate to actual practice. The book also includes DVD icons that indicate which techniques are demonstrated on the DVD. Increased coverage of body mechanics helps readers understand the difference between correct and incorrect technique. Legends below the photographs provide specific information on the muscles being pressed or stretched with each technique to help therapists understand how this art of Asian healing corresponds to Western anatomy. A new Muscle Atlas appendix helps to further identify muscles mentioned in these legends. A new chapter, Correlations to Yoga, outlines the correlations between specific Thai massage procedures and yoga postures to help therapists incorporate Yoga into their practices. A new chapter, Suggested Sequences, provides guidelines for 60-, 90-, and 120-minute sessions - taking the guesswork out of planning Thai massage sessions.