Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

by J. Konin, Ira A. Grunther
     
 

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… See more details below

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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

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Editor
Contributing Authors
Foreword
Preface
Ch. 1Terminology1
Ch. 2Biomechanical Principles13
Ch. 3Joint Structure and Function29
Ch. 4Muscle Structure and Function41
Ch. 5Principles of Tissue Repair53
Ch. 6The Shoulder Complex65
Ch. 7The Elbow Complex79
Ch. 8The Wrist and Hand Complex91
Ch. 9Spine and Posture109
Ch. 10The Hip Complex127
Ch. 11The Knee Complex141
Ch. 12The Ankle and Foot Complex157
Ch. 13Gait175
App. AMuscles189
App. BTrigonometric Relationships for Right Angles203
Index207

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