600 Pages with THOUSANDS of beautiful illustrations, as well as detailed and comprehensive explanatory text.
First published in 1981, now into its 5th edition.
Gold-stamped large-format hardcover sewn in signatures for years of long-lasting use.
Size: 9" x 12" (1 3/4" thick) / 23cm x 30cm (4.5cm thick) weight: 2.5 kg
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FEATURES OF THE BODY MOVEABLE:
Clear and Concise Text covering: - The Bones - The Joint Structures and Ligaments - The Muscle Attachments - Individual Muscles in detail - Functional Muscle Groupings and Dynamics
Vast number of Illustrations both detailed and diagrammatic showing the above from many points of view, plus: - Superficial to deep dissections in each area - Many Cross-sections - Views of the Muscles in different body activities
General Introductions to each Region and Functional Area with Special Expanded Sections on: - Glossary of Terms and Orientation Diagrams - Evolutionary & Embryological Development - Balance and Equilibrium - The Nature of the Body Tissues - Mechanics of Joints and Muscles - Dynamics of the Spine and Discs - The Hand and the arches of the Foot - Bending, Locomotion and Posture - Respiration and the Larynx And, of course, much more...Review:
A treasure of useful and interesting information and insights into efficient versus inefficient use of the body. -- Deborah Caplan M.A. R.PT., author of "Back Trouble"
At last, here is an ideal anatomic atlas-text for the study of human movement. -- Dr. John H. M. Austin, Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology
Mr. Gorman's patience and brilliance in picturing Human Anatomy has been achieved without question. -- Prof. Raymond A. Dart, Professor emeritus and former dean of the faculty of medicine at Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, discoverer of early-man-ape Australopethicus
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