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Old 02-15-2008, 06:56 AM   #11
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Re: Anatomy Recommendation

I agree on the Netter Anatomy Atlas. It has the best drawings anywhere of human anatomy period. It is the standard atlas used here at IU School of Medicine. You should be able to get an older version which is just as good pretty cheap.
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Old 02-15-2008, 03:11 PM   #12
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Re: Anatomy Recommendation

I used several different books for my MD and MS anatomy courses. My primary text was Gray's, as already mentioned. I also liked Clinically Oriented Anatomy by Moore which was quite similar to Gray's. Either one should be sufficient.
If you prefer pictures, Netter's Atlas, as mentioned, has fantastic illustrations but little explanatory text. Finally, if you're interested in nicely labeled color photos of cadavers, try Rohen's Color Atlas of Anatomy. Personally, if you're reading for leisure, I'd stick with one of the first two.
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Old 03-06-2008, 07:57 PM   #13
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Re: Anatomy Recommendation

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For an overall view of the basics with EXCELLENT pictures and low cost...if you're cheap like me and feel fine about paying for Barnes and Noble coffee and sitting around and reading their books without buying them...The Human Body Book is great.
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The Anatomy Coloring Book, seriously. Any major book store should have it (I got it at a Barnes and Noble).
Ditto to both these books. I've checked out a number of A&P books for my students and these will serve you well. The Human Body Book is impressive.
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Old 03-19-2008, 01:59 PM   #14
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If you want an anatomy text book written especially for personal training, check out Kinetic Anatomy by Robert S. Behnke
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