The Muscle Book is a reference for all those who work with the locomotor apparatus: physicians, physiotherapists, athletes, students of sport, occupational therapists and alternative practitioners. The text is a collaborative effort by an interdisciplinary team of authors consisting of anatomists, medical professionals, researching and practicing physiotherapists, athletes and numerous advisers.
Clear and simple presentation
All the muscles of the locomotor apparatus are clearly listed by region and given individual entries. More than 800 four-color illustrations show the position, function and testing of individual muscles.
The clear double-page layout provides a quick overview.
Short and concise
Short, concise descriptions and numerous clinical references bring the reader straight to the point.
Unique: “Function” table
The “Function” tables are a highlight of this book. They describe the functions of individual muscles in interaction with their synergists and antagonists.