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Visualizing Muscles: A New Ecorche Approach to Surface Anatomy

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Publisher Comments:

Visualizing Muscles is a unique, practical approach to the study of surface anatomy. It will appeal to artists, sculptors, medical students, physical and massage therapists, body builders, exercise physiologists, and anyone wanting to understand the body in motion.

Book News Annotation:

Most anatomy books, whether designed for artists or physicians, page, with a photograph of the unpainted model in an identical pose. contain pictures of cadavers paired with pen-and-ink drawings labeling anatomical features. Cody's novel idea, remarkably executed, was to paint the muscles on a living model's (man's) skin. The model is pictured in more than 100 poses, both static and active. Because of the elasticity of both skin and paint, the painted musculature expands and contracts as the model moves, accurately reflecting the changing topography that movement creates in the real musculature below the skin. Each photograph of the painted model is paired, on the facing
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

An innovative visual aid for anyone needing to understand the body in motion. Cody pioneers the use of a model on whose skin muscles have been painted with scientific accuracy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780700604265
Subtitle:
A New Ecorche Approach to Surface Anatomy
Other:
Cody, John
Author:
Cody, John
Other:
Riffel, David
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Location:
Lawrence, Kan. :
Subject:
Anatomy
Subject:
Anatomy, surgical and topographical
Subject:
Muscles
Subject:
Drawing - Anatomy
Subject:
Muscles -- Anatomy and histology.
Subject:
Models, Anatomic.
Subject:
Techniques - Life Drawing
Subject:
Anatomy, Surgical and topographical -- Atlases.
Subject:
Muscles anatomy & histology
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Anatomy and Physiology
Copyright:
Series Volume:
22
Publication Date:
19910130
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
10.98x8.54x.53 in. 1.87 lbs.

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