Human Movement, 6th Edition ISBN: 9780702031342

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 Human Movement, 6th Edition
An Introductory Text

Pages: 288
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 9780702031342
Copyright: 2010


The sixth edition of this popular text introducing human movement to a range of readers, offers the building blocks, signposts and opportunities to think about the application and integration of basic Human Movement theory. It confirms basic knowledge which is then applied to specific areas. Drawing on the expertise of a range of authors from the healthcare professions, the new edition has adopted a themed approach that links chapters in context.

The strength of this current edition is the explicit chapter integration which attempts to mimic the realities of human movement. The themed approach explores the psychosocial influences on movement. Integration is further facilitated by increased cross-referencing between the chapters and the innovative use of one themed case study throughout. Framed about a family unit, this case study enables chapter authors to explicitly apply the content of their chapters to the real world of human movement.

Taken as a whole, this more integrated format will enable readers to see the reality and complexity of human movement.


Author Information

Edited by Tony Everett, M.Ed. BA, PG Dip Biomechanics, Grad Dip Phys, Cert HE, FHEA, Deputy Director, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Park, Wales, UK and Clare Kell, MSc, PGCLTHE, Grad Dip Phys, FHEA, Senior Lecturer, Human Resources Directorate, Cardiff University, Ty Dewi Sant, Heath Park, Wales, UK
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