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Author Józsa, László G., 1935-

Title Human tendons : anatomy, physiology, and pathology / Laszlo G. Jozsa, Pekka Kannus
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1997]


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 MELB  616.75 Joz/Hta  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 574 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
regular print
Contents Sect. 1. Human Tendons: Basic Science. Pt. I. Tendon Anatomy and Physiology. Ch. 1. Anatomical Location of Human Tendons. Ch. 2. Structure and Metabolism of Normal Tendons. Pt. II. Biomechanics, Function, and Development of Tendons. Ch. 3. Functional and Mechanical Behavior of Tendons. Ch. 4. Embryonal and Postnatal Development of Tendons and Their Disturbance. Ch. 5. Effects of Activity and Inactivity on Tendons -- Sect. 2. Tendon Pathology: Injuries, Diseases, and Other Disorders. Pt. III. Tendon Injuries. Ch. 6. Overuse Injuries of Tendons. Ch. 7. Spontaneous Rupture of Tendons. Ch. 8. Effect of Tendon Rupture on Attached Muscles. Ch. 9. Tendon Rupture in Animals. Ch. 10. Short History of Tenotomy. Ch. 11. Tendon Dislocation. Ch. 12. Thermal Injuries of Tendons. Ch. 13. Other Injuries of Tendons. Pt. IV. Tendon Diseases and Other Tendon Disorders. Ch. 14. Tendon Alterations in Inherited Diseases. Ch. 15. Tendon Alterations in Endocrinologic and Metabolic Diseases
Ch. 16. Tendon Alterations in Rheumatoid Diseases. Ch. 17. Tendon Infections. Ch. 18. Tumors and Tumorlike Lesions in Tendons. Ch. 19. Diseases of Tendons With Unknown Etiologies. Pt. V. Diagnostic and Treatment Principles in Tendon Problems and Tendon Healing. Ch. 20. Diagnostic Principles of Tendon Injuries and Other Tendon Disorders. Ch. 21. Treatment Principles in Tendon Injuries and Other Tendon Disorders. Ch. 22. Healing and Regeneration of Tendons
Summary Unquestionably the most comprehensive text on human tendons, written by two internationally renowned experts. The text is not only a theoretically based resource for researchers, scientists, and medical specialists, it also is a practical reference for sports medicine practitioners, physicians, and physical therapists. Focusing on the macroscopic and microscopic anatomy, physiology, and pathology of human tendons, the authors present all the available knowledge on the subject in one book. The 386 photographs and 82 illustrations help to bring the content to life
Analysis Anatomy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Tendons -- Anatomy.
Tendons -- Diseases.
Tendons -- Wounds and injuries -- Diagnosis.
Tendons -- Wounds and injuries -- Treatment.
Tendons -- Wounds and injuries.
Tendon Injuries -- diagnosis.
Tendon Injuries -- therapy.
Author Kannus, Pekka, 1959-
LC no. 96031551
ISBN 0873224841