Chapter 1 - Kinesiology

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 11-1 Chapter 1 Foundations of Structural Manual of Structural Kinesiology R.T. Floyd, EdD, ATC, CSCS 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 21-2 Kinesiology & Body Mechanics Kinesiology - study of motion or human movement Anatomic kinesiology - study of human musculoskeletal system & musculotendinous system Biomechanics - application of mechanical physics to human motion 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 31-3 Kinesiology & Body Mechanics Structural kinesiology - study of muscles as they are involved in science of movement Both skeletal & muscular structures are involved Bones are different sizes & shapes D particularly at the joints, which allow or limit movement 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 41-4 Kinesiology & Body Mechanics Muscles vary greatly in size, shape, & structure from one part of body to another More than 600 muscles are found in human body 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 51-5 Reference positions basis from which to describe joint movements Anatomical position Fundamental position 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 61-6 Reference positions Anatomical position most widely used & accurate for all aspects of the body standing in an upright posture, facing straight ahead, feet parallel and close, & palms facing forward Fundamental position is essentially same as anatomical position except arms are at the sides & palms facing the body 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 71-7 Reference Lines To further assist in understanding the location of one body part in relation to another Mid-axillary line A line running vertically down the surface of the body passing through the apex of the axilla (armpit) Anterior axillary line A line that is parallel to the mid- axillary line and passes through the anterior axillary skinfold 9/8/10 Manual of Foundations of 81-8 Reference Lines To further assist in understanding the location of one body part in relation to another Mid-clavicular line A line running vertically down the surface of the body passing through the midpoint of the clavicle Mid-inguinal point A point midway between the anterior superior iliac spine and the pubic symphysis Manual of Structural Foundations of Structural Kinesiology Manual of Structural Foundations of Structural Kinesiology 91- 9 Anatomical directional terminology Anterior in front or in the front part Anteroinferior in front & below Anterosuperior in front & above Manual of...
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