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

  • Lisa J. Weaver
  • Mandy Ferg
  • ISBN-10: 1418080802  |  ISBN-13: 9781418080808
  • 384 Pages
  • © 2010 | Published
  • List Price = $ 112.95
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About

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!

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Features and Benefits

  • 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.

Table of Contents

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

Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

Instructors Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1418080810 | ISBN-13: 9781418080815)

The Online Companion (OLC) provides additional course content, study aids, and sample test questions to help students succeed in the course. Many Online Companions also contain critical-thinking questions, activities, and web links. Our entire library of Online Companions can be easily accessed through http://www.delmarlearning.com/companions.

Kinesiology Foundations for PTAs and OTAs  (ISBN-10: 1401817912 | ISBN-13: 9781401817916)

The human body is amazing. All structures in the human body work together to provide locomotion and support; knowledge of how this takes place is critical to the fields of occupational and physical therapy. Kinesiology Foundations for PTAs and OTAs combines precise clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations that allow readers to understand this rigorous subject matter. This book is designed to describe the structures and functions of muscles, bones, and ligaments of the human body. It further addresses the interactions between these structures to illustrate how movements are performed.

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Occupational Therapy: What It Is and How It Works  (ISBN-10: 1418012858 | ISBN-13: 9781418012854)

Interested in learning more about occupational therapy? This highly approachable, general information book defines and describes the scope and universe of occupational therapy practice in a readable, enjoyable way. It addresses the history and evolution of the occupational therapy profession, as well as the changing roles of the occupational therapist (OT) and occupational therapist assistant (OTA) in the health care environment. In addition, the book presents the general educational and licensure requirements for the OT and the OTA. The professional code of ethics and scope of practice are also addressed, as well as the various occupational therapy practice settings.

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Physical Therapy Aide: A Worktext  (ISBN-10: 141801317X | ISBN-13: 9781418013172)

This work-text provides a basic understanding of the theory and clinical skills necessary to function as an entry-level physical therapy aide in different rehabilitation settings. The therapeutic modality procedures that an aide would perform are presented in a step-by-step format with detailed photos. A variety of review questions test comprehension of the material. Learning activities are provided at the end of each chapter for practical application.

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Student Supplements

Therapeutic Measurement and Testing: The Basics of ROM, MMT, Posture and Gait Analysis (Book Only)  (ISBN-10: 1111320519 | ISBN-13: 9781111320515)

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Kinesiology Foundations for PTAs and OTAs  (ISBN-10: 1401817912 | ISBN-13: 9781401817916)

The human body is amazing. All structures in the human body work together to provide locomotion and support; knowledge of how this takes place is critical to the fields of occupational and physical therapy. Kinesiology Foundations for PTAs and OTAs combines precise clinical information, practical applications, and detailed illustrations that allow readers to understand this rigorous subject matter. This book is designed to describe the structures and functions of muscles, bones, and ligaments of the human body. It further addresses the interactions between these structures to illustrate how movements are performed.

List Price = $118.95  | CengageBrain Price = $118.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $89.50

Occupational Therapy: What It Is and How It Works  (ISBN-10: 1418012858 | ISBN-13: 9781418012854)

Interested in learning more about occupational therapy? This highly approachable, general information book defines and describes the scope and universe of occupational therapy practice in a readable, enjoyable way. It addresses the history and evolution of the occupational therapy profession, as well as the changing roles of the occupational therapist (OT) and occupational therapist assistant (OTA) in the health care environment. In addition, the book presents the general educational and licensure requirements for the OT and the OTA. The professional code of ethics and scope of practice are also addressed, as well as the various occupational therapy practice settings.

List Price = $49.95  | CengageBrain Price = $49.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $37.75

Physical Therapy Aide: A Worktext  (ISBN-10: 141801317X | ISBN-13: 9781418013172)

This work-text provides a basic understanding of the theory and clinical skills necessary to function as an entry-level physical therapy aide in different rehabilitation settings. The therapeutic modality procedures that an aide would perform are presented in a step-by-step format with detailed photos. A variety of review questions test comprehension of the material. Learning activities are provided at the end of each chapter for practical application.

List Price = $256.95  | CengageBrain Price = $256.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $193.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.