Human Tendons – Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology
Unquestionably the most comprehensive text on human tendons written by two internationally renowned experts. This title is not only a theoretically based resource for researchers, scientists, and medical specialists, it also is a practical reference for sports medicine practitioners, physicians, and physical therapists.Focusing on the macroscopic and microscopic anatomy, physiology, and pathology of human tendons, the authors present all the available knowledge on the subject in one book. This definitive guide covers these topics on tendons in depth:–Construction, function, metabolism, and biomechanics-Embryonal and postnatal development-Pathologies and anomolies-Effects of physical activity, immobilization, rehabilitation, and aging-History of tenotomy-Injuries, disorders, and diseases-Diagnostic and treatment principles-Healing, transplants, and regenerationThe 386 photographs and 82 illustrations help to bring the content to life.
Publisher: Human Kinetics