Bones and Muscles: An Illustrated Anatomy by Virginia Cantarella

By Virginia Cantarella

Bones and muscle mass: An Illustrated Anatomy is 187 pages lengthy with a hundred and forty four full-color illustrations. it's the first anatomy textbook on hand simply in publication structure. it may be downloaded in complete or partly as a PDF dossier, or ordered as a CD at a fragment of the price of a regular clinical textbook.
Bones and muscular tissues makes a speciality of just one point of the human body--the origins and insertions of the voluntary muscle tissue. The layout is easy and uncluttered, with drawings at the correct and text--including activities, origins and insertions of the muscles--on the left. Translations of the names of the bones and muscle groups from the Latin and Greek are supplied.
The writer and illustrator, Virginia Cantarella, is a popular clinical illustrator with 20 significant clinical texts to her credits, together with the vintage Aesthetic cosmetic surgery via Thomas Rees, M.D.
Here is what Rees has to assert approximately Bones and muscular tissues:
"The examine of anatomy is innately tricky as a result inbuilt "dryness" of the topic. The psychological workout required to memorize the main points is a monotonous activity at top. In clinical tuition, i discovered the learn of Gray's Anatomy to be tedious past phrases. The illustrations weren't beautiful.
"This new paintings through Virginia Cantarella is a pride to the attention and makes the learn of anatomy a pleasure... She has married accuracy of aspect with paintings - a such a lot tricky job. i used to be fortunate adequate to have Ms Cantarella's providers in illustrating versions of my texts AESTHETIC cosmetic surgery, of which i used to be the editor and writer. The readability and allure of her illustrations of surgical anatomy contributed a lot to the luck of those books which drew compliments from plastic surgeons from world wide.
"I have came upon those anatomical plates and their accompanying textual content to be a pride to the attention and the brain. The anatomy is nearly incidental to the artwork. i think this paintings becomes the vintage in which all destiny texts on anatomy can be measured. The paintings comes in handy for all staff within the box of health and wellbeing care even if a health practitioner, nurse, paramedic, rehabilitation professional, or different wellbeing and fitness provider."
--Thomas D. Rees, M.D., F.A.C.S.
"Congratulations on a very good e-book. I'm inspired. i like to recommend it hugely for surgeons, chiropractors and and therapeutic massage therapists."
-- Dr. Michael Patipa, West Palm seashore, Florida
"Your illustrations are so transparent and specific that we will be able to use them in instructing mom and dad on particular injuries/muscles."
-- Susan Shonbrun, PT from St. Joseph's health facility, Tampa, Florida
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I shall discuss the pectoralis and latissimus dorsi muscles, which fan out over the chest and lower back, in the section on the arm, since they directly affect arm movement). When you look at the deltoid muscle and the pectoral muscles, which lie right next to each other, it’s hard to see where one ends and the other begins. Similarly with the actions of these two muscles, it is hard to tell when one takes over from the other, when one stops and the other starts. are involved with the movement of the arm, specifically the humerus, which articulates with the glenoid cavity of the scapula.

The fibers cover the shoulder joint to merge as a small tendon which inserts onto the deltoid tuberosity, a small projection on the lateral aspect of the shaft of the humerus, about midway down. Deltoid Tuberosity Deltoid M. ••• ANTERIOR VIEW Delta is a Greek letter that corresponds to our D but is shaped like a triangle ∆. Cantarella Bones and Muscles: An Illustrated Anatomy Shoulder Illustration 36 THE TRAPEZIUS MUSCLE This large, flat muscle, which looks like a pointed cape over the top half of the back, assists in moving the head backward.

C-5 The hyoid bone is situated at the angle of the throat where the chin meets the neck just above the thyroid cartilage—the Adam’s Apple. It is the one bone in the body that is not articulated with another bone, rather it is held in place by the suprahyoid and infrahyoid muscles—those involved with swallowing. C-6 C-7 Clavicle T-1 Manubrium T-2 • • • T-3 Rib 1 Hyoid means shaped like the Greek letter upsilon: u. Oid at the end of a word means like, as in resemble. Cantarella Bones and Muscles: An Illustrated Anatomy Head and Neck Illustration 15 THE DIGASTRIC MUSCLE The digastric muscle becomes tendinous in the middle so that it can go through a fibrous ring which is attached to the hyoid bone.

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