Human Movement: An Introductory Text / Edition 4by Marion Trew, Tony Everett
Pub. Date: 06/15/2001
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This new edition provides an introduction to the study of human movement for physiotherapists and other health care professionals who undertake the assessment of movement and the rehabilitation of clients with impaired movement and function. Human Movement, 4th Edition focuses on understanding and assessing the movement and function of human beings in their daily environment, rather than on the actual treatment for patients with abnormal movement. The text is enlivened by case studies, points for clinical consideration, and student tasks and activities an ideal starter kit.
Table of ContentsIntroduction.
Musculoskeletal basis for movement.
The neural control of human movement.
Posture and balance.
Indices of daily living.
Children and movement.
The effects of age on human movement.
Tension and relaxation.
Function of the lower limb.
Function of the spine.
Function of the upper limb.
Strength, power and endurance.
Evaluating and measuring human movement.
The effect of disease pathologies on normal movement.
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