Skeletal Muscle Structure Function and Plasticity

Author: Richard L. Lieber
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781730619
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Medical

In its Second Edition, this text addresses basic and applied physiological properties of skeletal muscle in the context of the physiological effects from clinical treatment. Many concepts are expanded and recent studies on human muscle have been added. This new edition also includes more clinically relevant cases and stories. A two-page full color insert of muscle sections is provided to ensure integral understanding of the concepts presented in the text. Anyone interested in human movement analysis and the understanding of generation and control from the musculoskeletal and neuromuscular systems in implementing movement will find this a valuable resource.

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Author: Paul Jackson Mansfield
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291361
Release Date: 2014-03-12
Genre: Medical

The second edition of Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant continues to deliver a rich and varied learning experience that is needed to succeed in today’s fast-paced PTA 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. Plus, a robust lineup of on- and off-line resources, featuring the companion Evolve website, give you all the tools you need to succeed both in the classroom and the clinical setting. Layered learning approach provides a solid background in anatomy and function of the musculoskeletal system and explains why material is relevant to the practice of physical therapy. Clinical relevance helps you master the basics of human motion before moving on to more complex clinical topics. 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. NEW! Full-color design makes content more vivid. NEW! Expanded clinical content offers a clearer understanding of structure and function. NEW! Video clips and clinical photos provide a clear demonstration of palpation techniques.

Biomechanics of Musculoskeletal Injury

Author: William Charles Whiting
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736054421
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Health & Fitness

The fully updated second edition presents clear and accessible explanations of the biomechanical principles of injury and how injuries affects the normal function of muscles, connective tissues, and joints.

Physical Rehabilitation

Author: Susan B O'Sullivan
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803640580
Release Date: 2013-07-23
Genre: Medical

Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! It focuses on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to explain how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, to develop rehabilitation goals, and to implement a treatment plan. -

Evidence into Practice

Author: Laurita M Hack
Publisher: F.A. Davis
ISBN: 9780803639256
Release Date: 2013-01-03
Genre: Medical

The first text to provide comprehensive coverage of the three areas integral to evidence-based practice—clinical expertise, understanding patient values and circumstances, and analyzing evidence from the literature! This integration is the heart of the optimal practitioner-patient relationship and the path to the very best patient care.

Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing

Author: Nancy Berryman Reese
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323291552
Release Date: 2016-03-31
Genre: Medical

One of the most comprehensive texts on the market, Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing, 3rd Edition, is an easy-to-follow reference that guides you in accurately measuring range of motion and muscle length for all age groups. Written by renowned educators, Nancy Berryman Reese and William D. Bandy for both Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, this book describes in detail the reliability and validity of each technique. A new companion web site features video clips demonstrating over 100 measurement techniques! Full-color design clearly demonstrates various techniques and landmarks. Clear technique template allows you to quickly and easily identify the information you need. Simple anatomic illustrations clearly depict the various techniques and landmarks for each joint. Coverage of range of motion and muscle length testing includes important, must-know information. Complex tool coverage prepares you to use the tape measure, goniometer, and inclinometer in the clinical setting. Over 100 videos let you independently review techniques covered in the text. Chapter on infants and children eliminates having to search through pediatric-specific books for information. Anatomical landmarks provide a fast visual reference for exactly where to place measuring devices. Chapters dedicated to length testing makes information easy to locate. UPDATED information and references includes the latest in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.

Palpation Techniques

Author: Bernhard Reichert
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 9783131625922
Release Date: 2015-06-10
Genre: Medical

Praise for the previous edition: Students who desire to become competent in palpation as well as experienced clinicians who seek a strong review of palpation will find this text an excellent learning resource.--Christopher Hughes, PhD, Slippery Rock University This completely updated second edition of Palpation Techniques is a beautifully illustrated guide with clear, step-by-step descriptions that teaches readers how to identify and then distinguish between various body structures. It includes more than 800 full-color photographs of models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, and complementary color illustrations showing the functional significance of each anatomic region. Key Features of the Second Edition: New palpation techniques for the shoulder New photos and illustrations for the hand, hip, and foot Additional study questions and updated references This revised edition will enable physical therapy and osteopathy practitioners and students to refine their knowledge of anatomy and thus optimize patient care.

Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology 2E

Author: Clippinger, Karen
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450469289
Release Date: 2015-11-09
Genre: Performing Arts

Dance Anatomy and Kinesiology, Second Edition, retains its scientific perspective while offering greater accessibility to a wider audience. The streamlined approach makes the content more accessible in a single undergraduate course, and the text comes with a suite of online ancillaries.

The Kinesiology Workbook

Author: Jan F. Perry
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 0803600461
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Medical

Text covers coupled motions in the spine, palpation supportive of manual therapy, and activities to help differentiate between tight muscles or tendons and tight joint structures -- The emphasis of chapter 12, Gait, has changed from static analysis of gait to dynamic analysis of gait; this chapter also adopts the Rancho Los Amigos (RLA) terminology

Back Stability

Author: Christopher M. Norris
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 0736070176
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

"Back Stability: Integrating Science and Therapy, Second Edition" aids practitioners in recognizing and managing back conditions using proven clinical approaches to help clients and patients stabilize their spines.

Pathology

Author: Catherine C. Goodman
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 145574591X
Release Date: 2014-12-01
Genre: Medical

Understand how a patient's conditions might affect physical therapy and outcomes so that you can design safe and effective interventions. The only pathology textbook written specifically for physical therapists, Pathology: Implications for the Physical Therapist, Third Edition, offers guidelines, precautions, and contraindications for interventions with patients who have musculoskeletal or neuromuscular problems as well as other conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, or pancreatitis. Learn about the cause of these conditions, the pathogenesis, medical diagnosis and treatment, and most importantly, the special implications for the therapist. In addition to addressing specific diseases and conditions, this text emphasizes health promotion and disease prevention strategies and covers issues with implications for physical therapy management, such as injury, inflammation, and healing; the lymphatic system; and biopsychosocial-spiritual impacts on health care. With this practical and evidence-based text, now enhanced with full-color illustrations and the latest research, you'll know what to factor into your clinical decisions to achieve the best outcomes for your patients. Incorporates the Medical Model, the Disablement Model, and the ICF Model Incorporates Preferred Practice Patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition throughout the text Presents key information in at-a-glance format that is organized by body system for easy reference Provides the basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process, covering common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more Focuses on health promotion and disease prevention throughout "Special Implications for the Therapist" sections present the most likely practice patterns associated with each disease or disorder and address precautions, contraindications, and considerations specific to PTs. Current information on conditions, medical testing and treatment, and practice models keeps you up-to-date on the latest research findings and recent changes in the field. Companion Evolve site provides easy access to articles referenced in the text with links to Medline. Tables and text boxes throughout the text summarize important information and highlight key points. Full color interior design, photos, and illustrations Chapter on Behavioral, Social, and Environmental Factors Contributing to Disease and Dysfunction includes clinical models of health, variations in client populations, and lifestyle factors that are important to consider when treating a patient. "A Therapist's Thoughts" offers personal and clinical insights from experienced therapists specializing in cystic fibrosis, lymphedema, and psychological problems. Now covers the World Health Organization's International Classification of Functioning, Disability, and Health (ICF), a model that includes the level of participation in desired activities as a criterion for establishing status and goals UPDATED! Evidence-based content with over 6,000 references EXPANDED chapter on the lymphatic system features additional sections on lymphatic diseases plus exercise guidelines, education, and a home program for patients with a compromised lymphatic system. UPDATED chapter on lab values features new information on potassium levels and exercise, albumin levels related to nutrition and wound healing, and coagulation studies in relation to exercise. EXPANDED chapter on Psychosocial-Spiritual Impact on Health Care offers new information on fear avoidance behaviors, substance abuse, malingering, personality disorders, abuse, eating disorders, and the impact of nonphysical trauma to health and disease as well as combat trauma, torture, and the effects of war. Appendix B: Guidelines for Activity and Exercise includes updated information on aquatic physical therapy from leaders in the field, emphasizing precautions and contraindications for this modality.