How is your body able to move? What bones and muscles are your body composed of and what function do they have? These are some of the most important questions that are answered in this book on anatomy.
Human anatomy is examined on the basis of a case study about volleyball, from which the reader will go on to achieve the competence to carry out a movement analysis. The reader is actively involved in the work to understand the function of muscles by performing various tasks and exercises. Along the way, the reader will be making their own animations and videos about muscles and their function. Finally, the reader will carry out a movement analysis and through this acquire an understanding of how the body functions during a sports movement.
The book is designed to be used at several educational levels of physical education classes in secondary schools (grades 6 – 10 in USA), upper secondary or high school, as well as further education colleges and adult education centres, or in interdisciplinary courses related to topics concerning physical education, exercise and training.