Anatomy and Human Movement

Author: Nigel Palastanga
Publisher:
ISBN: UOM:39015045680678
Release Date: 1998
Genre: Human anatomy

A comprehensive account of musculoskeletal anatomy and its relation to human movement. This edition includes new material on functional human movements, the head and neck, the nervous system and joint motion.

Anatomy and Human Movement Structure and function with PAGEBURST Access 6

Author: Nigel Palastanga
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702035531
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

to understand and remember the mechanisms which allow movement to take place. Now in its sixth edition, the approach remains the same - each section of the body is presented systematically where readers are introduced to the bones, then guided through the muscles, joints, nervous system and blood supply. Anatomy of the musculoskeletal system is brought to life through simple full colour artwork following a colour key for clarity and accuracy.

Anatomy and Human Movement

Author: Nigel Palastanga
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780750688147
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Medical

Now featuring full-colour illustrations, this classic text is written specifically for physiotherapy students studying human anatomy. Accompanying the text are fantastic online resources for students and lecturers. · Applied Anatomy covers upper and lower limbs and includes bones, muscles, joints, nerve and blood supply · Now in full colour · New online student and lecturer resources · Lecturer resources · Complete Image Bank - All 878 illustrations from the book with and without labels · Student resources · 50 Drag 'n' Drop exercises to test anatomy knowledge · New streamlined layout

Maitland s Clinical Companion E Book

Author: Kevin Banks
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702042577
Release Date: 2009-10-20
Genre: Medical

This reference is ideal for students who need support during their neuromusculoskeletal clinical practice in areas such as communication, clinical reasoning, examination and assessment. It is a vital source for understanding the role of mobilization and manipulation in helping to maximize the recovery, rehabilitation and functioning of patients with movement-related disorders. The principles of the Maitland Concept of Manipulative Physiotherapy are applied to each body region so as to guide the student through to the appropriate selection, application and progression of mobilization and manipulation techniques within the context of contemporary physiotherapeutic rehabilitation. A vital companion to the classic texts – Maitland's Vertebral Manipulation and Maitland's Peripheral Manipulation – which promotes a patient-centred approach to neuromusculoskeletal disorders. Learning objectives and self-assessment questions in every chapter enables students to reflect on their knowledge Case studies highlights key aspects of the concepts to clinical practice Clinical profiles for common neuromusculoskeletal conditions Techniques described and accompanied by over 500 images Picture key to identify types of examination, decision-making and techniques within the text

Dynamic Human Anatomy

Author: William C. Whiting
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781492588689
Release Date: 2018-11-07
Genre: Science

Dynamic Human Anatomy, Second Edition With Web Study Guide, is back—with a new title, significant new material and learning aids, and the same goals: to cover concepts not found in traditional anatomy texts and to help students apply those concepts. Formerly titled Dynatomy, the new edition of this introductory to upper-level biomechanics and anatomy text sets itself apart from other texts in this field by connecting biomechanical principles with applications in sports and dance, strength training, work settings, and clinical settings. Dynamic Human Anatomy offers applied dance- and sport-specific information on how the body performs dynamic movement, providing students an understanding of the body’s structure and function as it explores the elegance and complexity of the body’s functional movement anatomy. New Tools and Learning Aids Dynamic Human Anatomy comes with many tools and learning aids, including a web study guide and new instructor resources, each featuring new material and tools. The web study guide offers the following: • Tables that indicate articulations for the spine and upper and lower extremities • Tables that list the origin, insertion, action, and innervation for all major muscle groups • Practice problems that allow students to apply the muscle control formula discussed in chapter 6 • Critical thinking questions The instructor resources include: • A presentation package with slides that present the key concepts from the text and can be used for class discussion and demonstration • An image bank that includes the figures and tables from the book to develop a custom presentation • An instructor guide that includes a sample syllabus, chapter summaries, lecture outlines, ideas for additional assignments, and answers to the critical thinking questions presented in the web study guide • A test package that includes 330 questions Dynamic Human Anatomy also offers a full-color design and learning aids that include an updated glossary, chapter objectives, summaries, and suggested readings. Each chapter has Applying the Concept sidebars, which provide practical examples of concepts, and Research in Mechanics sidebars, which highlight recent research in biomechanics and human movement. Organized Into Four Parts Dynamic Human Anatomy is organized into four parts. Part I provides a concise review of relevant anatomical information and neuromechanical concepts. It covers the dynamics of human movement, the essentials of anatomical structure and the organization of the skeletal system. Part II details the essentials of a dynamic approach to movement, including a review of mechanical concepts essential to understanding human movement, the muscle control formula, and topics relevant to movement assessment. In part III, the focus is on fundamental movements as the chapters examine posture and balance, gait, and basic movement patterns. Part IV explores movement-related aspects for strength and conditioning applications, sport and dance applications, clinical applications, and ergonomic applications. Brings Anatomy to Life Dynamic Human Anatomy, Second Edition, explores the potential of the human body to express itself through movement, making it a highly valuable text for students who have taken, or are taking, introductory anatomy and who need a more detailed exposure to concepts in human movement anatomy.

Saunders Q A Review for the Physical Therapist Assistant Board Examination

Author: Brad Fortinberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291125
Release Date: 2013-12-01
Genre:

With more than 1,000 study and review questions, Saunders Q&A Review for the Physical Therapist Assistant Board Examination provides the practice you need to succeed on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) for Physical Therapist Assistants. Questions simulate the format of the NPTE, in terms of content and the proportional breakdown of topics, and include rationales along with page references to physical therapy textbooks. Written by physical therapy specialist Brad Fortinberry, this book also includes a companion website offering unlimited test-taking practice plus instant feedback. 1,385 multiple-choice questions reflect the format, content, and proportional question breakdown of the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) from the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) as well as the terminology from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. Review and study features address the role of the Physical Therapist Assistant, focusing on the clinical application of knowledge, concepts, and principles necessary in providing safe and effective patient care consistent with best practice, and include system-specific questions on the musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, integumentary, and other systems. Practice tests mimic the NPTE, helping you prepare for the NPTE with confidence. Electronic test-taking option enables students to create an unlimited number of unique practice tests, and receive instant feedback for answers. Rationales for correct answers include textbook references to help in preparing for the certification exam. Timed format for sample tests simulates the actual examination experience and strengthens your prioritization and time-management skills. Content experts provide knowledge and insight across every specialty area covered on the exam, for a reliable, well-rounded review.

Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Adults and Paediatrics E Book

Author: Eleanor Main
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702049521
Release Date: 2016-06-07
Genre: Medical

The fifth edition of this seminal textbook continues to provide those who are studying or are in practice with comprehensive evidence-based coverage of all the main aspects of respiratory and cardiac physiotherapy throughout the whole lifespan – neonates, infants, children, adolescents and adults – with the patient at centre and advocating a problem-based approach. For the new edition, Jennifer Pryor and Ammani Prasad hand the baton of editorship and their lasting legacy over to Eleanor Main and Linda Denehy. With a team of over 60 international expert authors, the new editors have incorporated major changes reflecting current cardiorespiratory physiotherapy education and practice. These changes are heralded by a new title – Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy: Adults and Paediatrics (formerly Physiotherapy for Respiratory and Cardiac Problems: Adults and Paediatrics) – and a significant restructure of the content with a new set of chapters. A new key chapter on anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system lays the foundation which is then followed by a chapter on clinical assessment of adults, infants and children, and acutely ill or deteriorating patients. Additional new content includes a chapter on outcome measurement in practice and a large chapter describing rehabilitation in acute and chronic conditions in special populations including spinal cord injury, oncology, trauma and paediatrics. The chapter on therapeutic interventions is comprehensive and reflective of evidence based practice. Integrates evidence with clinical practice Case studies used to facilitate problem solving Boxes throughout highlighting key issues and points Emphasizes the need for a holistic approach to patient care Bank of 350 images on Evolve Resources. Log on to https://evolve.elsevier.com/Main/cardiorespiratory and register to access. Newly appointed editors – Eleanor Main (UK) and Linda Denehy (Australia) Content restructure and overhaul with contributions from over 60 world leading experts Chapters on: Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system Clinical assessment of the adult, infant/child and the acutely ill/deteriorating patient Outcome measurement in practice Therapeutic interventions Managing special populations Over 180 new figures including additional full-colour photographs

Saunders Q A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination E Book

Author: Brad Fortinberry
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455727759
Release Date: 2010-04-23
Genre: Medical

With over 1,200 multiple choice review questions written to parallel the content and format of the National Physical Therapy Board Examination (NPTE), Saunders’ Q&A Review for the Physical Therapy Board Examination provides more NPTE practice than any other review resource available. Strengthen your understanding of core principles across the full spectrum of physical therapy practice with comprehensive exam practice from specialty experts. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. More than 1,200 multiple-choice questions test your understanding of key content across a variety of practice environments, including schools, hospitals, and communities. Organized by topic, it parallels the content and proportional question breakdown of the board examination to familiarize you with the testing format. Correct answers, detailed rationales, and specific references help you get more out of your study time.

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant E Book

Author: Paul Jackson Mansfield
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323544993
Release Date: 2018-10-23
Genre: Medical

Get a solid foundation in the language of movement! Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant 3rd Edition builds on previous editions by delivering a rich and varied learning experience that is needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced PTA education programs. Clear, concise explanations of anatomy and function, full-color illustrations and unique atlas-style chapters make even the most complex concepts easy to master. In addition, a robust lineup of on- and off-line resources, featuring a companion Evolve website, give students the tools they need to succeed in both the classroom and the clinical setting! UNIQUE! Author team of Paul Mansfield and Don Neumann represent a rich blend of their experiences and expertise. Outstanding artwork with more than 600 full-color photos and drawings help you understand key concepts. UNIQUE! Atlas-style muscle presentations clearly link specific muscles or muscle groups with relevant information. Clinical Insight and Considerations boxes link the concepts of kinesiology with their clinical applications. Summary boxes and tables pull content together into concise, reader-friendly format. Study questions and key terminology serves as a valuable study tool for exam preparation. Learning Objectives serve as an overview of each chapter as well as a handy checklist for review. NEW! UNIQUE! Goniometry boxes added at the end of each joint-specific chapter illustrate principles of goniometry as they relate to kinesiology. NEW! UNIQUE! Art from Neumann added where appropriate to help illustrate material. NEW! Thoroughly revised content reflects the very latest in Kinesiology.

Human Movement

Author: Marion Trew
Publisher: Churchill Livingstone
ISBN: 0443074461
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Building on its reputation as the essential text for those studying human movement, the 5th edition of Human Movement retains the straight-talking style which has become popular with its readers. The authors cover the anatomical, physical and biomechanical basis for understanding human movement in everyday contexts with easy-to-follow text that is both detailed and well referenced. Basic concepts and different approaches are covered in earlier chapters with application to regions of the body covered later in the text. Each chapter has been updated, new contributors introduced and new research integrated where appropriate. More case studies, textboxes and examples have been included relating biomechanic principles to the movement and function of human beings in their daily lives and environment. · Basic biomechanic concepts and their applications described · Scientific theory related to movement · Case studies, textboxes and examples included · Updated references and many new illustrations

The Student s Companion to Physiotherapy E Book

Author: Nick Southorn
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702050671
Release Date: 2010-01-15
Genre: Medical

The Student's Companion to Physiotherapy is a comprehensive guide to help ease the stresses and strains of studying physiotherapy. It puts a lighter spin on a very challenging time but is very informative, identifying the vital facts in anatomy and physiology; neurological physiotherapy; electrotherapy; respiratory physiotherapy; musculoskeletal physiotherapy; pharmacology; bio-psychosocial approach; paediatrics; portfolio development; and methods of work/assessment. The content here is orchestrated by students wanting to share their knowledge with fellow students and this book will be a trusty companion for all budding physiotherapists. Offers students unique learning and study skills needed for physiotherapy Specifies useful ways to study and offers advice on portfolio development and communication as a clinician Anecdotes, "top tips" boxes and cartoons Handy hints on portfolio development, research and job applications

Human Movement

Author: Tony Everett
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702044137
Release Date: 2010-03-22
Genre: Medical

The sixth edition of this popular text introducing human movement to a range of readers, offers the building blocks, signposts and opportunities to think about the application and integration of basic Human Movement theory. It confirms basic knowledge which is then applied to specific areas. Drawing on the expertise of a range of authors from the healthcare professions, the new edition has adopted a themed approach that links chapters in context. The strength of this current edition is the explicit chapter integration which attempts to mimic the realities of human movement. The themed approach explores the psychosocial influences on movement. Integration is further facilitated by increased cross-referencing between the chapters and the innovative use of one themed case study throughout. Framed about a family unit, this case study enables chapter authors to explicitly apply the content of their chapters to the real world of human movement. Taken as a whole, this more integrated format will enable readers to see the reality and complexity of human movement.

Physical Therapy of the Shoulder E Book

Author: Robert A. Donatelli
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437715316
Release Date: 2011-05-20
Genre: Medical

The leading reference on shoulder rehabilitation, Physical Therapy of the Shoulder, 5th Edition provides complete information on the functional anatomy of the shoulder, the mechanics of movement, and the evaluation and treatment of shoulder disorders. It promotes current, evidence-based practice with coverage of the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques. Case studies show the clinical application of key principles, and follow the practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, relating to shoulder disorders. Edited by Robert Donatelli, a well-known lecturer and consultant for professional athletes, this book includes a companion website with video clips demonstrating shoulder therapy techniques and procedures. State-of-the-art coverage details the latest rehabilitation and surgical techniques and procedures of shoulder disorders. The integration of practice patterns from the APTA Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 2nd Edition, demonstrates APTA guidelines for managing shoulder disorders. Case studies in each clinical chapter show the management of real-life situations. Video clips on the companion website demonstrate examination techniques, function tests, treatment techniques, and exercises. Updated neurology and surgery sections provide the most current, evidence-based practice parameters. New case studies are added to show the clinical application of therapy principles. Video clips on the companion Evolve website demonstrate additional techniques, exercises, and tests.

Kinesiology

Author: Carol A. Oatis
Publisher:
ISBN: 0781774225
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

This book provides an in-depth explanation of normal movement, measurement of movement, and theory-based intervention strategies for remediation of adaptation to limitations in occupational performance. This text provides a comprehensive analysis of normal human movement and provides specific explanations of how movements are produced at specific joints throughout the body. Assessment procedures are included so that movement can be measured. Because clients are seen due to limitations in movement, theory-based intervention strategies are provided with principles of treatment explained in detail.