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Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise

A Quick A-to-Z Reference, 2nd Edition

By Clare E. Milner


152 pages

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Functional Anatomy for Sport and Exercise: A Quick A-to-Z Reference is the most user-friendly and accessible available reference to human musculoskeletal anatomy in its moving, active context. Fully updated and revised, the second edition features more illustrations to enhance student learning and an expanded hot topics section to highlight key areas of research in sport and exercise.

An accessible format makes it easy for students to locate clear, concise explanations and descriptions of anatomical structures, human movement terms and key concepts. Covering all major anatomical areas, the book includes:

  • an A-to-Z guide to anatomical terms and concepts, from the head to the foot
  • clear and detailed colour illustrations
  • cross-referenced entries throughout
  • hot topics discussed in more detail
  • in sports examples discussed in more detail
  • full references and suggested further reading

This book is an essential quick reference for undergraduate students in applied anatomy, functional anatomy, kinesiology, sport and exercise science, physical education, strength and conditioning, biomechanics and athletic training.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables

List of Fundamentals

List of A to Z Entries

List of Hot Topics

List of In Sports




A to Z Entries

About the Author

Clare E. Milner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, USA, and a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Anatomy