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Anatomy of Movement (Revised Edition)

Anatomy of Movement (Revised Edition)

"This book is wonderful for understanding how musculature works in motion. I recommend it to dancers, yoga practitioners, circus artists, visual artists, animators, massage therapists, and anyone else fascinated by how human bodies move."

Rachel S.

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Author Blandine Calais-Germain
Publisher Eastland Press
Publication Date 2007-12-02
Section Fiction / All Staff Suggestions / Fiction Suggestions / Rachel S.
Type New
Format Paperback
ISBN 9780939616572

Anatomy of Movement presents a dynamic, integrated approach to the study of the physical structures of the musculoskeletal system and their functional relationship to the movements of the human body. In clear and concise text illustrated with more than a thousand graphic drawings, the author guides the reader on a lively tour of the muscles, bones, ligaments and joints of the arms, legs and trunk. The focus throughout the book is on anatomy not for its own sake, but in its functional relationship to the actual movements of the body in dance, exercise, and other physical disciplines. In this newly-revised edition, a majority of the thousand-plus illustrations are new or have been modified by the author from the original edition. The text has also been updated, and the sequencing of the presentation of the musculoskeletal anatomy has been revised in part.

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