An Illustrated Atlas of the Skeletal Muscles, 4e

By Bradley S. Bowden, Joan M. Bowden  •  
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Print ISBN  9781617311727
• eBook ISBN  9781617311734
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An Illustrated Atlas of the Skeletal Muscles, 4e is designed as a functional reference, supplement, and study guide for students and health professionals with a broad diversity of interests in the normal structure and function of skeletal-muscular systems.

A workbook is available to accompany this atlas. View Workbook

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  • This atlas contains more than 400 full-color illustrations of muscles, bones, articulations, joints, muscle innervation pathways, and nerve innervation pathways to major muscles.
  • Listed are the origin, insertion, action, innervation, and major synergists and antagonists of the muscles.
  • Specific skeletal features are clearly labeled, and phonetic spellings are used to assist with correct pronunciations. In addition, both the Latin and the anglicized names are listed for each muscle.
  • Palpation, trigger points, and other practical information are presented.
  • The book contains illustrations of the innervation and the trigeminal, facial, and spinoaccessory cranial nerves, as well as the pathways for all the cranial nerves through foramina in the skull.
  • Muscles of the eye, tympanic cavity, tongue, larynx, pharynx, and palate are included for students and practicing professionals with interests in normal vision, voice, and auditory functions.
  • The book contains a full-color insert of the human systems.
  • It also includes information on functional muscle groups and youth sports injuries.
What's New in this Edition
  • Over 400 illustrations of muscles, functional muscles groups, bones, articulation, muscle innervation pathways, joints, and youth sports injuries.
  • Origin, insertion, action, innervation, and palpation of each muscle.
  • When applicable, trigger points and referrend pain patterns are discussed.
  • Specific skeletal features are clearly labeled by numbers corresponding to a key on each page.
  • Illustrations of nerve innervation pathways to major muscles and muscle groups, enabling the student to appreciate the potential relationship between muscle weakness and damage to specific nerves.
  • Phonetic spellings, plus both the Latin and the anglicized names are listed.
  • Information boxes introduce health considerations of practical significance.
  • Lexicon of Greek and Latin terms
Table of contents
Chapter 1: The Skeleton
Chapter 2: The Body in Motion
Chapter 3: Articulations
Chapter 4: Muscles of the Face and Head
Chapter 5: Muscles of the Neck
Chapter 6: Muscles of the Torso
Chapter 7: Muscles of the Shoulder and Upper Arm
Chapter 8: Muscles of the Forearm and Hand
Chapter 9: Muscles of the Hip and Thigh
Chapter 10: Muscles of the Lower Leg and Foot
Chapter 11: Functional Muscle Groups
Chapter 12: Muscle Innervation Pathways
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An Illustrated Atlas of the Skeletal Muscles, 4e bundled with An Illustrated Atlas of the Skeletal Muscles: Study Guide and Workbook ISBN: 9781617313684