Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians [NOOK Book]

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When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry, supplemented by concise and illustrative examples of the-look to Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians for quick and "at your fingertips" facts.

Cram Session in Goniometry by Lynn Van Ost is a concise and abundantly illustrated quick reference which provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various goniometric techniques. ...
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Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians

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Overview

When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry, supplemented by concise and illustrative examples of the-look to Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians for quick and "at your fingertips" facts.

Cram Session in Goniometry by Lynn Van Ost is a concise and abundantly illustrated quick reference which provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various goniometric techniques. Organized in a "head to toe" format, Cram Session in Goniometry takes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level.

What is in your "Cram Session":
Photographs depicting each goniometric measurement
Each type of joint, capsular pattern, average range of motion, patient positioning, goniometric alignment, patient substitutions, and alternative methods of measurement
Over 190 photographs
Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians is an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and orthopedics.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617114625
  • Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 2/15/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.50 (d)
  • File size: 9 MB

Meet the Author


Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC, graduated in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, PA; NATABOC certified in athletic training in 1984; graduated in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, with a master’s degree in sports medicine/athletic training; and received a second bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1988 from Temple. In addition to treating the general orthopedic population as a physical therapist, she has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and has more than 11 years’ experience as an athletic trainer working with Olympic-level elite athletes at numerous international events, including the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic games. She currently works as a clinical specialist in sports medicine at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ.
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Table of Contents

Dedication v

Acknowledgments ix

About the Author xi

Preface xiii

Section I Cervical Spine

The Cervical Spine 2

Section II Upper Extremity

Scapulothoracic Joint 12

The Shoulder (Glenohumeral Joint) 20

The Elbow (Humeroulnar and Humeroradial Joints) 36

The Forearm (Radioulnar) 40

The Wrist (Radiocarpal and Intercarpal Joints) 44

The Fingers-Digits II to V (Metacarpophalangeal Joints) 52

The Fingers-Digits II to V (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints) 60

The Fingers-Digits II to V (Distal Interphalangeal Joints) 64

The Thumb (Carpometacarpal Joint) 68

The Thumb (Metacarpophalangeal Joint) 78

The Thumb (Interphalangeal Joint) 82

Section III Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

The Thoracolumbar Spine 88

Section IV Lower Extremity

The Hip 98

The Knee (Tibiofemoral Joint) 110

Tibial Torsion 114

The Ankle 116

Subtalar Joint (Hindfoot) 120

Transverse Tarsal (Midtarsal) Joint 124

The First Toe (Metatarsophalangeal Joints) 128

The First Toe (Interphalangeal Joint) 134

The Four Lateral Toes (Metatarsophalangeal Joints) 138

The Four Lateral Toes (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints) 142

The Four Lateral Toes (Distal Interphalangeal Joints) 146

Section V TMJ Joint

The Temporomandibular Joint 152

Appendices

Appendix A General Procedure for Goniometric Measurement 160

Appendix B Commonly Used Terms in Goniometry 161

Appendix C Normal Range of Motion Values in Adults 164

Appendix D Anatomical Zero 168

Bibliography 171

Index 173

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