The Anatomy of Exercise & Movement
The book’s approach is unique because it can be used as a handbook, a resource for those who would like to know more about the human body without having to read a cumbersome textbook. The book is readable and interesting for anyone from beginners, to teachers of movement, to exercise science and fitness enthusiasts and professionals.
Jo Ann Staugaard-Jones, international movement educator, is Full Professor of Kinesiology and Dance with advanced certification in Pilates and Hatha Yoga. She received degrees at both the University of Kansas and New York University before pursuing a career as a performer, choreographer, teacher, author, and movement scientist. Professional memberships include the International Association of Dance Medicine & Science (IADMS), and the Performing Arts Medicine Association (PAMA). For further information, see www.move-live.com
Contents: Anatomical Direction, Planes and Movement, Skeletal Muscle and Muscle Mechanics, The Spine, The Core, The Shoulder Region, The Elbow and Radio-ulnar Joints, The Wrist and Hand, The Iliofemoral (Hip) Joint, The Knee Joint, The Ankle Joint and Foot, References, Index.