Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

by J. Konin, Ira A. Grunther
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556422997

ISBN-13: 9781556422997

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Practical Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant addresses t he specific issues faced by the PTA student when studying the basics o f human movement. By taking an introductory look at the foundation of biomechanics along with a clinical perspective of the application of s kills, Jeff G. Konin has developed an outstanding text for the PTA cla ssroom. The

Overview

Practical Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant addresses t he specific issues faced by the PTA student when studying the basics o f human movement. By taking an introductory look at the foundation of biomechanics along with a clinical perspective of the application of s kills, Jeff G. Konin has developed an outstanding text for the PTA cla ssroom. The responsibilities of the PTA have grown considerably. The goal of this book is to provide the PTA student with knowledge to enab le him/her to recognize normal human movement and how interruptions to that normalcy can cause pathological conditions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556422997
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
212
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Chapter 1: Terminology Chapter 2: Biomechanical Principles Chapter 3: Joint Structure and Function Chapter 4: Muscle Structure and Function Chapter 5: Principles of Tissue Repair Chapter 6: The Shoulder Complex Chapter 7: The Elbow Complex Chapter 8: The Wrist and Hand Chapter 9: Spine and Posture Chapter 10: The Hip Chapter 11: The Knee Chapter 12: The Ankle and Foot Chapter 13: Gait 

Appendix A: Muscles Appendix B: Trigonometric Relationships for Right Angles 

Index

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