Synopses & Reviews
The Concise Book of Muscles has been written for the student and early practitioner of anatomy, massage / bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, or any other health-related field. Containing full-color illustrations, it is a compact reference guide, clearly identifying all the major muscles, showing the origin, insertion, action, and innervation of each muscle. The book also uniquely illustrates examples of stretching and strengthening exercises for each muscle, allowing the reader to develop an understanding of the mechanics of movement.
A clear-cut guide to the major muscles of the body, featuring realistic three-dimensional drawings
About the Author
Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979. He is the author of several best-selling books, primarily on Eastern medical practices and bodywork methods. Chris teaches body mechanics, bodywork therapy, and anatomy extensively throughout Europe.
Amanda Williams (illustrator) graduated from Middlesex University with a first-class honors degree in Graphic Design (Scientific Illustration). Since then she has worked as a freelance illustrator for various publishers, including Harcourt Brace, Elsevier Science, and The Royal College of Surgeons.