Human Movement: An Introductory Text / Edition 4

Human Movement: An Introductory Text / Edition 4

by Marion Trew, Tony Everett
     
 

ISBN-10: 0443070687

ISBN-13: 9780443070686

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

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780443070686
Publisher:
Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date:
06/15/2001
Series:
Physiotherapy Essentials Series
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
7.87(w) x 9.84(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.
Biomechanics.
Musculoskeletal basis for movement.
The neural control of human movement.
Motor learning.
Posture and balance.
Indices of daily living.
Children and movement.
The effects of age on human movement.
Joint mobility.
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.
Index

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