Brunnstrom's Clinical Kinesiology by Peggy A. Houglum PT PhD ATC, Dolores B. Bertoti MS PT

By Peggy A. Houglum PT PhD ATC, Dolores B. Bertoti MS PT

A vintage reborn for its Golden Anniversary.

Now celebrating its 50 years in print, this article has held onto the basis of its nice luck, whereas additionally being re-invented for today’s viewers. the point of interest of this article is still the sensible guide of sensible anatomy on the way to speedy, and convincingly, advisor readers to its use in expert functionality. this article is full of sleek purposes that might exhibit your scholars the relevance of foundational fabric to their destiny careers.

An all-new writer group of specialist teachers Peggy Houglum and Dolores Bertoti, a brand-new, full-color layout, and new studying and instructing assets on-line at DavisPlus all make the field's superior extra useful than ever because it prepares readers to use idea to scientific practice.

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All of these end feels are normal and dictated by the structure of the joint. Pathologic end feels occur either at a different place in the range of motion than expected or have an end feel that is not characteristic of the joint. An empty end feel is a pathologic type denoting pain on motion but absence of resistance. An empty end feel is present when the joint lacks normal soft tissue stability and a supporting structure is not intact, which is indicative of serious joint injury. Normal end feels are pathologic if they occur when they should not.

As mentioned, the three planes of motion are the frontal, sagittal, and horizontal planes, and their corresponding axes include the anterior-posterior, medial-lateral, and superior-inferior axes of motion, respectively. Frontal Plane The frontal plane is also known as the coronal plane (XY plane), so named because it is parallel to the frontal bone along the coronal skull suture. This plane divides the body into front and back parts. It rotates around an axis that is perpendicular to it: the anterior-posterior axis.

Pronation is a specific term used to describe the rotation into a palm-down position of the forearm. Supination is the partnered specific term used to describe the rotation into a palm-up position of the forearm. Supination and pronation are terms also used in describing movement of the foot, but these terms related to foot motion are presented in more detail in Chapter 11. Inversion and eversion are additional terms used to describe specific types of rotational movements in the foot. These specific motions are also described in detail in Chapter 11.

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