Cover image for The lower limbs : learning how we use our thighs, knees, legs, and feet
Title:
The lower limbs : learning how we use our thighs, knees, legs, and feet
Author:
Viegas, Jennifer.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : The Rosen Pub. Group, 2002.
Physical Description:
48 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Summary:
Discusses the anatomy and functions of the lower limbs and how we achieve coordinated and balanced movement with the muscles of our legs and feet.
Language:
English
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.8 1.0 57316.
ISBN:
9780823935338
Format :
Book

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Clarence Library QM549 .V54 2002 Juvenile Non-Fiction Open Shelf
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A look at how the muscles of the hip, legs, and feet help us to walk and to perform feats of athletic agility. Learn how the bones of the leg support our body, and how nerves and blood vessels fit into the picture.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 70-Up These anatomical titles owe their genesis to the Visible Human Project. The illustrations, extrapolated from computer-generated digital autopsy reproductions, are exceptional in their clarity and dimension. They are also extraordinarily detailed; in fact, they supplement medical-school textbooks. Each book takes readers through its systems efficiently and straightforwardly. The texts are clear but leave questions about the intended audience. At times the books go into detail that may be beyond the scope and/or interest of students. The large print, generous margins and white space, and layout of each book make for an attractive package but one that may appeal primarily to middle-school students. The glossaries cannot possibly cover the plethora of medical terminology but are adequate. However, for libraries with extra resources, these volumes would make good secondary reference material. -Dona Ratterree, New York City Public Schools (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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