Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness / Edition 1 by Catherine R. Thompson | 9781556426179 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness / Edition 1

Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide to Health, Fitness, and Wellness / Edition 1

by Catherine R. Thompson
     
 

ISBN-10: 1556426178

ISBN-13: 9781556426179

Pub. Date: 02/01/2007

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

The encompassing Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide for Health, Fitness, and Wellness successfully details the impact health promotion, health protection, and the prevention of illness and disability has on increasing the quality and length of a healthy life. As outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and Healthy People 2010,

Overview

The encompassing Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide for Health, Fitness, and Wellness successfully details the impact health promotion, health protection, and the prevention of illness and disability has on increasing the quality and length of a healthy life. As outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and Healthy People 2010, fundamental health, fitness, and wellness concepts are presented that are critical for providing preventive care to healthy and at-risk populations. Other helpful topics include screening tools for determining risk factors associated with common medical problems, suggestions for providing appropriate interventions (consultation, referral, education, resources, and program development), and evaluation of program outcomes. Research and case studies are incorporated to illustrate the importance of accessible health, fitness, and wellness opportunities for individuals and communities at increased risk for health problems. Perfect for clinicians, students, allied health professionals, rehabilitation specialists, physical medicine specialists, and recreation therapists, Prevention Practice is a valuable resource for everyone in the areas of health, fitness, and wellness.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556426179
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/2007
Edition description:
First
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Section I: Foundations of Health, Fitness, and Wellness
Chapter 1: Prevention Practice: A Holistic Perspective for Physical Therapy
Chapter 2: Healthy People 2010: Preventive Care, Protective Care, and Health Promotion
Chapter 3: Key Components of Fitness 

Section II: Primary Prevention Practice for Health and Wellness
Chapter 4: Screening for Health, Fitness, and Wellness
Chapter 5: Health, Fitness, and Wellness Issues during Childhood and Adolescence
Chapter 6: Prevention Practice during Adulthood: Pregnancy and Lifestyle Ergonomics
Chapter 7: Prevention Practice for Older Adults 

Section III: Strategies to Promote Health, Fitness, and Wellness
Chapter 8: Health Protection
Chapter 9: Resources for Health and Wellness
Chapter 10: Key Features of Fitness Training 

Section IV: Physical Therapy Secondary Prevention for Health, Fitness, and Wellness
Chapter 11: Secondary Prevention Practice for Pathological Conditions
Chapter 12: Promoting Health for Individuals with Developmental Disabilities 

Section V: Legal and Business Aspects of Fitness and Wellness Practice
Chapter 13: Advocacy for Health Promotion, Protection, and Prevention
Chapter 14: Marketing Health and Wellness
Chapter 15: Managing a Prevention Practice

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