Bones and Muscles: An Illustrated Anatomy

By Virginia Cantarella

Bones and muscle groups: An Illustrated Anatomy is 187 pages lengthy with one hundred forty four full-color illustrations. it's the first anatomy textbook to be had in basic terms in e-book structure. it may be downloaded in complete or partially as a PDF dossier, or ordered as a CD at a fragment of the price of a regular clinical textbook.
Bones and muscle tissue specializes in just one element of the human body--the origins and insertions of the voluntary muscular tissues. The structure is straightforward 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 tissues from the Latin and Greek are supplied.
The writer and illustrator, Virginia Cantarella, is a well known clinical illustrator with 20 significant scientific texts to her credits, together with the vintage Aesthetic cosmetic surgery by way of Thomas Rees, M.D.
Here is what Rees has to assert approximately Bones and muscle tissues:
"The learn of anatomy is innately tricky as a result of the in-built "dryness" of the topic. The psychological workout required to memorize the main points is a humdrum job at top. In scientific college, i discovered the research of Gray's Anatomy to be tedious past phrases. The illustrations weren't attractive.
"This new paintings by way of Virginia Cantarella is a satisfaction to the attention and makes the learn of anatomy a pleasure... She has married accuracy of element with paintings - a such a lot tough job. i used to be fortunate adequate to have Ms Cantarella's providers in illustrating variations 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 worldwide.
"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 turns into the vintage through which all destiny texts on anatomy may be measured. The paintings turns out to be useful for all staff within the box of health and wellbeing care no matter if a health professional, nurse, paramedic, rehabilitation expert, or different well-being provider."
--Thomas D. Rees, M.D., F.A.C.S.
"Congratulations on a superb publication. 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 exact that we will use them in teaching mom and dad on particular injuries/muscles."
-- Susan Shonbrun, PT from St. Joseph's clinic, Tampa, Florida
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Cantarella Bones and muscle tissue: An Illustrated Anatomy the bones of the foot. As within the hand there are retinaculae, tissues which function braces to carry the tendons in position as they curve from leg to foot. a few of these muscle groups facilitate toe circulation, others give a contribution to foot move. There are little muscle groups that help in knee flow. We’ll commence with them. • • • Tibia is Latin that means pipe or flute; the Romans made their first pipes of bone. Fibula is Latin for a clasp or a pin used for fastening clothing. Malleolus is the diminuitive of malleus, Latin for hammer. 159 Bones and muscle groups: An Illustrated Anatomy Leg and Foot representation 124 THE POPLITEUS MUSCLE The popliteus muscle factors medial rotation of both the femur or the tibia. It additionally unlocks the knee joint whilst the leg is totally prolonged and commencing to bend and in addition aids in retaining the femur from pushing ahead if you crouch. This muscle arises as a tendon from the lateral condyle and the tablet of the knee joint of the femur. It descends around the joint medially and broadens as a quick, flat, triangular muscle to insert at the medial facet of the tibia slightly under the medial condyle and above the soleal line. Popliteus M. • • • Popliteus comes from the Latin poples, that means ham. a hundred and sixty © V. Cantarella Bones and muscle groups: An Illustrated Anatomy Leg and Foot representation a hundred twenty five THE PLANTARIS MUSCLE The plantaris muscle which is helping to flex of the ankle and the knee, lies among the soleus and gastrocnemius muscle groups which I shall quickly speak about. It arises as a small tendon from the lateral epicondyle of the femur and the reduce a part of the tip of the lateral condylar line and because it descends obliquely and laterally virtually over the popliteus muscle, it kinds a small fusiform muscle that covers the joint. It then turns into a small around tendon which passes obliquely among the soleus and gastrocnemius muscular tissues to head along of and merge with the tendo cancaneus—or the achilles tendon. Plantaris M. • • • Plantaris is Latin, that means “the sole of the foot. ” This muscle is the similar of the palmaris longus within the arm/hand, and in different animals its identical maintains to merge with the plantar fascia of the only real of the foot. it kind of feels to have a extra vital position within the anatomy of those animals. simply because human specimens have been demanding to procure in precedent days anatomical reviews have been frequently performed on animals. while 161 © V. Cantarella Bones and muscular tissues: An Illustrated Anatomy learning anatomy the ancients came across that there have been many equivalents among animals and people in bone and muscle buildings, and their figuring out of those constructions and the naming of them was once frequently according to their animal stories. 162 Bones and muscle mass: An Illustrated Anatomy Leg and Foot representation 126 THE EXTENSOR DIGITORUM LONGUS MUSCLE if you bend your ft and foot up, the extensor digitorum is at paintings. in truth you could think it demanding up alongside the outer entrance aspect of your decrease leg as you raise your foot and ft.

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