Motor Control: Theory and Practical Applications / Edition 1

Motor Control: Theory and Practical Applications / Edition 1

by Anne Shumway-Cook, Marjorie H. Woollacott, Marjorie Woollacott
     
 

This fully revised edition stresses the scientific and experimental bases of new motor control theories, and explains how principles can be applied to clinical practice. The book presents many theories of motor control, but focuses on a systems theory of motor control and a clinical or "task-oriented" approach to examination and intervention. Features include:

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This fully revised edition stresses the scientific and experimental bases of new motor control theories, and explains how principles can be applied to clinical practice. The book presents many theories of motor control, but focuses on a systems theory of motor control and a clinical or "task-oriented" approach to examination and intervention. Features include: laboratory activities to demonstrate concepts; a new chapter on impairments that constrain functional movement in patients with neurologic pathology; a revised section on manipulatory function disorders; and case studies to help readers apply concepts to patients with different diagnoses. All chapters include an outline, key terms, learning boxes, and a summary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683077575
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/1995
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
475
Product dimensions:
7.15(w) x 10.29(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Sect. ITheoretical Framework
1Motor Control: Issues and Theories1
2Motor Learning and Recovery of Function26
3Physiology of Motor Control50
4Physiological Basis of Motor Learning and Recovery of Function91
5A Conceptual Framework for Clinical Practice110
6Constraints on Motor Control: An Overview of Neurological Impairments127
Sect. IIPostural Control
7Normal Postural Control163
8Development of Postural Control192
9Aging and Postural Control222
10Abnormal Postural Control248
11Clinical Management of the Patient With a Postural Control Disorder271
Sect. IIIMobility Function
12Control of Normal Mobility305
13A Life Span Perspective of Mobility338
14Abnormal Mobility368
15Clinical Management of the Patient With a Mobility Disorder397
Sect. IVReach, Grasp, and Manipulation
16Normal Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation447
17Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation: Changes Across the Life Span471
18Abnormal Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation497
19Clinical Management of the Patient With Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation Disorders517
References561
Glossary593
Index599

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