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Author Hamilton, Nancy (Nancy Patricia), 1946- author

Title Kinesiology : scientific basis of human motion / Nancy Hamilton, Wendi Weimar, Kathryn Luttgens
Edition Twelfth edition
Published New York, NY : McGraw-Hill, [2012]
New York : McGraw-Hill, 2012


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 W'PONDS  612.76 Ham/Ksb 2012  AVAILABLE
 W'PONDS  612.76 Ham/Ksb 2012  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 622 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents 1. Introduction to the study of kinesiology -- Part I: Anatomical and physiological fundamentals of human motion -- 2. The Musculoskeletal system: the skeletal framework and its movements -- 3. The Musculoskeletal system: the musculature -- 4. The neuromuscular basis of human motion -- 5 The upper extremity: the shoulder region 6. The upper extremity: the elbow, forearm, wrist, and hand -- 7. The lower extremity: the hip region -- 8. The lower extremity: the knee, ankle, and foot -- 9. The spinal column and thorax -- Part II: Fundamentals of biomechanics. 10. Terminology and measurement in biomechanics -- 11. The description of human motion -- 12. The conditions of linear motion -- 13. The conditions of rotary motion -- 14. The center of gravity and stability -- Part III: Motor skills: principles and applications. 15. Kinesiology of fitness and exercise -- 16. Moving objects: pushing and pulling -- 17. Moving objects: throwing, striking, and kicking -- 18. Locomotion: solid surface --19. Locomotion: the aquatic environment -- 20. Locomotion: when suspended and free of support -- 21. Impact -- 22. Instrumentation for motion analysis
Summary Kinesiology: Scientific basis of human motion, twelfth edition continues the text's tradition of examining human motion through the integrated presentation of anatomy and biomechanics and applying that knowdelge to a wide variety of motor skills. This edition retains the text's coverage of current scholarship in biomechanics as applied to motor skills
Notes Luttgens' name appears first on the earlier editions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kinesiology -- Textbooks.
Biomechanical Phenomena.
Motor Skills.
Musculoskeletal System.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Author Luttgens, Kathryn, 1926-
Weimar, Wendi.
LC no. 2010049595
ISBN 9780078022548 (hdbk. : alk. paper)