In the sixth edition of this work on functional anatomy, the three volumes published on this subject have been re-cast and updated. with computer assistance, the author has undertaken the demanding task of re-issuing all the illustrations in color. thus making them all the more illumination and helpful. we can properly call this a metamorphosis and it has been accompanied by a complete re-writing of the text. the new edition also contains many additions and improvements, not only in the original chapters, but also in the shape of a new chapter entitled ‘walking and of an appendix with a synoptic table of the nerves to the lower limb.
finally, faithful of the idea of three-dimensional diagrams, the author has supplied, at the end of the book.
mechanical models for the reader to construct, offering real practical experience in biomechanics. some have been omitted or simplified, some new ones have been introduced.