The Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy: A Reference for Students of Physical Therapy, Medicine, Sports, and Bodywork
The Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy has been produced as an aide-mémoire for the student and early practitioner of anatomy, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, or any other health-related field.
Containing full-color illustrations, the book is a compact reference guide, detailing anatomical terms, tissues, bones, axial and appendicular skeletons, joints, and the musculoskeletal system.
A final chapter by Thomas Myers outlines The Anatomy Trains myofascial meridians which presents a map of how tracks of fascial fabric wind longitudinally through series of muscles. This new approach to structural patterning has far-reaching implications for effective movement training and manual therapy treatment.
Two appendices illustrate the major neural pathways (Appendix 1) and the major skeletal muscles (Appendix 2), including the origin, insertion, and innervation for each muscle, plus detailed charts of the main muscles involved in movement.
“A very comprehensive book, which provides an in-depth study of the muscular system as well as the skeletal system. Well researched, well planned, and beautifully illustrated…a must-have for students and practitioners alike.”
–Mario-Paul Cassar, D.O., N.D., practitioner and teacher in osteopathy, bodywork, clinical massage, and sports therapy; author of the Handbook of Clinical Massage (Churchill Livingstone).
About the author
The late Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979. He was the author of several best-selling books, including The Concise Book of Muscles also published by Lotus Publishing and North Atlantic Books. Jarmey taught body mechanics, bodywork therapy, and anatomy extensively throughout Europe.