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Therapeutic Measurement and Testing:The Basics of ROM, MMT, Posture and Gait Analysis 1st Edition

Lisa J. Weaver, Mandy Ferg

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  • 384 Pages

Overview

This exiting new worktext is designed specifically to accompany kinesiology and assessment courses in the PTA and OTA curricula. Organized by joint, muscle, or body part, this worktext incorporates all the basic assessment techniques for range of motion (ROM), manual muscle testing (MMT), posture, and gait into one easy-to-use resource. Use this worktext in your coursework and as a reference in the lab in order to maximize your learning experience!

Lisa J. Weaver,

Lisa Jennings Weaver is a Physical Therapy Instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, WI. She has over 25 years experience as a physical therapist and over 10 as an instructor. She has designed this book to work for PTA and COTA programs.

Mandy Ferg,

Amanda Ferg, brings on the exercise physiology expertise which rounds out the content.
  • Quick reference appendices include ROM charts and a guide to kinesiology.
  • A color insert includes over 50 full color, detailed anatomy and physiology illustrations.
  • Helpful, practical tips for working with patients are denoted throughout each chapter.
  • A bonus full-color CD-ROM contains the 150 plus photographs featured throughout the worktext plus additional photographs and artwork to help you visualize the proper positioning for assessment and measurement techniques.
  • Learner Challenge activities allow you to master terminology and muscle groups while performing actual assessment procedures in the laboratory setting.
1.Introduction to basic testing
Positional terminology
Planes of motion
Goniometry: terms and concepts
ROM principles
End feels
Capsular patterns
Muscle testing grades
2.The Hip
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
3. The Knee
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
4.The Ankle and Foot
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
5.The Shoulder Girdle
Musculoskeletal overview
Bones
Ligaments
Joint motions
6.The Shoulder
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
7.The Elbow and Forearm
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
8.The Wrist
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
9.The Hand
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
10.The Trunk (spine and abdominals)
Musculoskeletal overview
Joint
Bones
Ligaments
Supporting structures
11.Posture
Anterior view
Posterior view
Lateral view
Correct standing posture
Abnormal standing posture
Kyphosis/Lordosis
Sway back
Military
Scoliosis
12.Gait
Gait cycle
Definitions
Stance phase
Swing phase
Other factors
Abnormal gait
Appendices
1. Glossary
2. Joint motions

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  • ISBN-10: 1133483143
  • ISBN-13: 9781133483144
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  • ISBN-13: 9781111320515
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  • ISBN-10: 1418080802
  • ISBN-13: 9781418080808
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ISBN: 9781418080815
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