Musculoskeletal Interventions: Techniques for Therapeutic Exercise [NOOK Book]

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The definitive, A-to-Z overview of evidence-based rehab programs using therapeutic exercise



In this exceptional evidence-and-guide-based, clinically-oriented resource, you'll learn everything you need to know about the design, implementation, and supervision of therapeutic exercise programs for orthopedic injuries and disorders. The book's logical five-part organization begins with an instructive look at the foundations of the rehabilitation process, then covers the treatment...

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Musculoskeletal Interventions: Techniques for Therapeutic Exercise

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Overview

The definitive, A-to-Z overview of evidence-based rehab programs using therapeutic exercise



In this exceptional evidence-and-guide-based, clinically-oriented resource, you'll learn everything you need to know about the design, implementation, and supervision of therapeutic exercise programs for orthopedic injuries and disorders. The book's logical five-part organization begins with an instructive look at the foundations of the rehabilitation process, then covers the treatment of physiologic impairments during rehabilitation; rehabilitation tools; intervention strategies; and special considerations for specific patient populations.



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  • Helpful review of the foundations of the rehabilitation process, thorough coverage of managing the healing process through rehabilitation, and an algorithm-based approach to musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Complete survey of rehabilitation tools, from isokinetics, aquatic therapy, and orthotics, to a four-step clinical model for the essentials of functional exercise
  • Full chapters on functional progressions and functional testing and unique coverage of core stabilization training, impaired function, and impaired muscular control
  • Unique coverage of a functional movement screen
  • A practical system for history-taking and scanning
  • Unique coverage of how to treat special segments of the population, including geriatric and pediatric patients, amputees, and the active female
  • An easy-to-follow body region approach to intervention strategies
  • Handy appendices covering the American College of Sports Medicine position statements on strength training and fitness development
  • An abundance of study-enhancing illustrations, plus clinical pearls and protocols designed to speed clinical decision making

Michael L. Voight, DHsc, OCS, SCS, ATC is Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.



Barbara J. Hoogenboom, EdD, PT, SCS, ATC, is Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.



William E. Prentice, PhD, PT, ATC is Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071709293
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
  • Publication date: 12/5/2006
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 800
  • File size: 150 MB
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Meet the Author

Michael L. Voight, DHsc, OCS, SCS, ATC is Associate Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Belmont University, Nashville, TN.



Barbara J. Hoogenboom, EdD, PT, SCS, ATC, is Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy Department, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI.



William E. Prentice, PhD, PT, ATC is Associate Professor, Department of Orthopaedics, School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC.

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