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Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology
ISBN: 0873224841 Contributors: Kannus, Pekka
Publisher: Human Kinetics Published: Aug 1 1997 Pages: 573 Weight: 4.90lbs. Height: 11.75" Width: 9.00" Depth: 1.50" Language: English
Designed to help people who study, train, and treat athletes understand how tendons develop, function during physical activity, and recover following injury. Focusing on the macroscopic and microscopic anatomy, physiology, and pathology of human tendons, the contributors cover such topics as construction, function, metabolism, and biomechanics; embryonal and postnatal development; pathologies and anomalies; effects of physical activity, immobilization, rehabilitation, and aging; history of tenotomy; injuries, disorders, and diseases; diagnostic and treatment principles; and healing, transplants, and regeneration. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.