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Kinetic Anatomy 3rd Edition PDF With Web Resource

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    Created primarily for those who will work in physical activity fields, the third edition of Kinetic Anatomy continues to building on its previous editions to assert itself as the ideal resource for learning structural anatomy and how it affects movement. The text gives students a firm concept of musculoskeletal anatomy by systematically assembling each component of the human body. Layer by layer, readers will study bones, ligaments, joints, and muscles on the bones, as well as the nerves and blood vessels that supply these muscles that are essential for movement.

    Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition, includes coverage of three major structures that are not often considered when studying the anatomy of movement: the brain, heart, and lungs. As the centerpieces for the nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems, these structures are essential to human movement and are highlighted throughout the text where appropriate. In addition, other fundamental features make this resource a valuable tool for learning and teaching human anatomy:

    • A one-year subscription to Musculoskeletal Anatomy Review, an online anatomy program, provides an interactive forum for reviewing regional structural anatomy.

    • A new chapter on the head completes the regional approach followed in the text.

    • More information on muscle and motor units helps broaden information on movement potential in selected sport activities.

    • Expanded discussion on joint strength and movement and the function of muscles (agonists, antagonists, stabilizers, and synergists), levers, and exercise supports understanding of how the human body is constructed.

    • Full-color photos and illustrations enhance the learning experience.

    • New Functional Movement Exercises provide students with the opportunity for practical application of their studies by asking them to identify the prime mover, antagonist, fixator, and synergist muscle in a particular movement.

    • Hands On exercises throughout the book offer students practice in physically identifying anatomical structures on themselves or on a partner.

    Included with each new text is a key code allowing students one-year access to the online anatomy program Musculoskeletal Anatomy Review. This engaging supplement to the text offers a regional review of structural anatomy with exceptionally detailed, high-quality graphic images—the majority provided by Primal Pictures. Students can mouse over muscles and click for muscle identification, and each chapter features a pretest and posttest evaluation to help students pinpoint knowledge gaps and test their retention. The pretest can be taken multiple times and is generated randomly so it will never be the same, but the posttest may be taken only once. Test results can be printed and turned in so instructors have the option to use the tests as a grading tool.

    To further facilitate learning, each chapter in the book concludes with a review of the key terms referred to in the chapter, suggested learning activities, and review questions in multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank formats. The answers to the questions are provided at the end of the book. For instructors, a new image bank accompanies the updated instructor guide and test package to aid in delivering the course content.

    Kinetic Anatomy, Third Edition, is an outstanding introductory resource for those who plan to specialize in any field related to physical activity. Readers will learn what structures are involved in movement and how those structures should function, allowing them to identify problems and correct them to enhance physical activity.

    Table of Contents

    Part I General Concepts of Anatomy

    Chapter 1 Structures






    Blood Vessels

    Other Tissues

    Motor Unit

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 2 Movement

    Anatomical Locations

    Planes and Axes

    Fundamental Movements

    Learning Aids

    Part II Upper Extremity

    Chapter 3 The Shoulder

    Bones of the Shoulder Girdle

    Bones of the Shoulder Joint

    Joints and Ligaments of the Shoulder Girdle

    Ligaments of the Shoulder Joint

    Other Ligaments of the Shoulder

    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Shoulder Girdle

    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Shoulder Joint

    Combined Actions of the Shoulder Girdle and Shoulder Joint

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 4 The Elbow and Forearm

    Bones of the Elbow and Forearm

    Joints and Ligaments of the Elbow and Forearm

    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Elbow and Forearm

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 5 The Wrist and Hand

    Bones of the Wrist and Hand

    Joints and Ligaments of the Wrist and Hand

    Fundamental Movements of the Wrist and Hand

    Extrinsic Muscles of the Wrist and Hand

    Intrinsic Muscles of the Hand

    Muscles of the Thumb

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 6 Nerves and Blood Vessels of the Upper Extremity

    Nerves of the Brachial Plexus

    Major Arteries of the Upper Extremity

    Major Veins of the Upper Extremity

    Learning Aids

    Part II Summary Tables

    Articulations of the Upper Extremity

    Muscles, Nerves, and Blood Supply of the Upper Extremity

    Part III The Head, Spinal Column, Thorax, and Pelvis

    Chapter 7 The Head

    Bones of the Head

    Joints of the Head

    Ligaments of the Head


    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Head

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 8 The Spinal Column and Pelvis

    Bones of the Spinal Column

    Ligaments of the Spinal Column

    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Spinal Column

    Bones of the Pelvis

    Ligaments of the Pelvis

    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Pelvis

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 9 The Thorax

    Bones of the Thorax

    Joints and Ligaments of the Thorax

    Fundamental Movements and Muscles of the Thorax

    Structures Within the Thorax

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 10 Nerves and Blood Vessels of the Head, Spinal Column, Thorax, Heart, and Lungs

    The Brain

    Peripheral Nervous System

    Arteries of the Head and Brain

    Veins of the Head and Brain

    Nerves of the Thorax and Trunk

    Arteries of the Thorax and Trunk

    Veins of the Thorax and Trunk

    Nerves, Arteries, and Veins of the Heart and Lungs

    Learning Aids

    Part III Summary Tables

    Articulations of the Head, Spinal Column, Thorax, and Pelvis

    Muscles, Nerves, and Blood Supply of the Head, Thorax, and Spinal Column

    Part IV Lower Extremity

    Chapter 11 The Hip and Thigh

    Bones of the Hip Joint and Thigh

    Ligaments of the Hip Joint

    Fundamental Movements of the Hip Joint

    Muscles of the Hip Joint and Upper Leg

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 12 The Knee

    Bones of the Knee

    Ligaments of the Knee

    Menisci of the Knee

    Fundamental Movements of the Knee and Lower Leg

    Muscles of the Knee and Lower Leg

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 13 The Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot

    Bones of the Lower Leg

    Bones of the Foot

    Joints and Ligaments of the Ankle and Foot

    Fundamental Movements of the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot

    Muscles of the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot

    Learning Aids

    Chapter 14 Nerves and Blood Vessels of the Lower Extremity

    Nerves of the Lumbosacral Plexus

    Major Arteries of the Lower Extremity

    Major Veins of the Lower Extremity

    Learning Aids

    Part IV Summary Tables

    Articulations of the Lower Extremity

    Muscles, Nerves, and Blood Supply of the Lower Extremity


    Robert S. Behnke, HSD, is retired after 39 years of teaching anatomy, kinesiology, physical education, and athletic training courses. Behnke has been honored on several occasions for excellence in teaching—including receiving the Educator of the Year Award from the National Athletic Trainers' Association. During his 11-year tenure as chair of the NATA Professional Education Committee, he initiated the petition to the American Medical Association that led to the national accreditation process for entry-level athletic training education programs.

    Dr. Behnke spent most of his career at Indiana State University, where he was a full professor of physical education and athletic training and director of undergraduate and graduate athletic training programs. Earlier in his career he spent five years teaching at the secondary level. He has extensive experience as an athletic trainer, both in high schools and at the university level, serving as head athletic trainer at Illinois State University from 1966 to 1969 and the University of Illinois from 1969 to 1973. He was an athletic trainer at the 1983 World University Games and for the U.S. men's Olympic basketball trials in 1984. During sabbaticals in 1982 and 1989, he served as an athletic trainer for boxing, men's field hockey, team handball, ice skating, roller hockey, gymnastics, judo, and cycling at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs. He has been in demand as a speaker and an athletic trainer throughout the United States and internationally.

    These broad experiences enabled Dr. Behnke to understand the needs of undergraduate students—and to develop an unparalleled grasp of which pedagogical approaches work and which do not. Kinetic Anatomy is the culmination of his unique understanding; it should be a staple in undergraduate courses for years to come.


    “The author displays a great deal of knowledge and an even better understanding of the subject, and is able to present the information very specifically in a way that is easy to understand.”

    --Doody’s Book Review


    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors and available online.

    Instructor guide. Includes chapter overviews, chapter objectives, lecture outlines, lecture aids, and additional activities that instructors can have students complete during class for practice or course credit. Suggested course outlines and a syllabus show instructors how to cover the text’s material in a semester.

    Test package. Includes more than 600 questions in multiple-choice, true-or-false, and fill-in-the-blank formats. The test package is available for use through multiple formats, including a learning management system, Respondus, and rich text.

    Image bank. Includes all of the figures, tables, and photos from the text, sorted by chapter, that can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements or used in creating other learning aids for students.

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