The Concise Book of Muscles|
by Chris Jarmey (Author), Amanda Williams (Illustrator)
"A well structured and laid out reference book which will be a useful study tool
for students of anatomy. The level of detail is good, and the language and
format makes it easy to access the relevant information. Definitely one to have
on the shelf and refer to frequently."
-Dr. Christina Cunliffe, D.C., Ph.D., Principal, McTimoney College of
"An easy-to-use reference book...it will help the student and practitioner to
not only learn the anatomy, but to understand and apply the information. An
excellent addition to the library of anyone studying the human body."
—James Earls, B.A. (Hons.), Structural Integration and Massage Practitioner,
Ultimate Massage Solutions
"The information and method of presentation contained in this new book for the
therapist is unrivalled in its usefulness as a learning tool."
—Russell Humpage, Russell Medical, Physical Therapy Book Specialists
The Concise Book of Muscles has been written for the student and early
practitioner of anatomy, massage / bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic,
medicine, physiotherapy, or any other health-related field. Containing
full-color illustrations, it is a compact reference guide, clearly identifying
all the major muscles, showing the origin, insertion, action, and innervation of
each muscle. The book also uniquely illustrates examples of stretching and
strengthening exercises for each muscle, allowing the reader to develop an
understanding of the mechanics of movement.
Paperback: 200 pages
Publisher: North Atlantic Books (April 9, 2003)