Many of Human Kinetics’ authors have achieved world-renowned success in their sports, coaching world champions and Olympic athletes to top positions and medals. In 2010, Davis won the biggest accolade of his coaching career when he was named the National Coach of the Year by the National Wrestling Coaches Association. Since 1994, he has been coaching U.S. national teams, junior national teams, and U.S. national collegiate teams at the World Taekwondo championships.
Thus, from an X ray of a person’s hand and wrist, we could determine a skeletal age by finding the picture in the atlas closest to the individual’s X ray. Figure 5.4 Hand and wrist X rays are often used for assessment of skeletal age. The numerous hand and wrist bones provide multiple sites for comparison of a child’s X ray with the numerous standard X rays found in an assessment atlas.