Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities / Edition 3

Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities / Edition 3

by Barbara H., Ed. Connolly Ed., Patricia Montgomery, Patricoa C. Montgomery
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1556426240

ISBN-13: 9781556426247

Pub. Date: 10/01/2004

Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated

Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities has been expanded and updated to include everything a student or professional needs to know when working with children with developmental disabilities. Utilizing a problem-solving approach, this comprehensive Third Edition enhances critical thinking and evaluation skills.

Barbara Connolly and

Overview

Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities has been expanded and updated to include everything a student or professional needs to know when working with children with developmental disabilities. Utilizing a problem-solving approach, this comprehensive Third Edition enhances critical thinking and evaluation skills.

Barbara Connolly and Patricia Montgomery present case studies of five children with frequently encountered impairments and functional limitations. The case studies illustrate the application of current motor development, motor control, and motor learning theories as well as the development of evaluation and intervention strategies.

Incorporated within Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities,Third Edition is the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice. The disablement model, as used in the Guide, assists therapists in identifying functional limitations and creating their own intervention strategies.

Updated chapter topics include review traditional and contemporary theories of neural control, test and measures used in pediatrics, organizational models for intervention, and, assistive devices. Unique to the Third Edition are chapters for research in the era of evidence based practice and aging issues for individuals with developmental disabilities. Over 175 figures are used to create a visual representation of the topics addressed.

With informative figures, excellent case studies, and a problem-solving approach, Therapeutic Exercise in Developmental Disabilities, Third Edition is the perfect resource for both students and practicing clinicians.

Topics Include:

  • Sensory processing
  • Head and trunk control
  • Postural control
  • Respiratory / oral-motor functioning
  • Ambulation skills
  • Hand function

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556426247
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
547
Sales rank:
660,489
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 10.20(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents 

Chapter 1: Concepts of Neural Organization and Movement
Ann F. VanSant, PhD, PT
Chapter 2: Examination and Evaluation: Tests and Administration
Barbara H. Connolly, EdD, PT, FAPTA
Chapter 3: Establishing Functional Outcomes and Organizing Intervention
Patricia C. Montgomery, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Chapter 4: The Children: History and Systems Review
Barbara H. Connolly, EdD, PT, FAPTA
Patricia C. Montgomery, PhD, PT, FAPTA

Chapter 5: Applying the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice
Joanell A. Bohmert, MS, PT
Marilyn Woods, PT

Chapter 6: Physical Therapy in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Meredith Hinds Harris, EdD, PT
Rebecca Welch, MSPT, PCS

Chapter 7: Sensory Considerations in Therapeutic Interventions
David D. Chapman, PhD, PT
Rebecca E. Porter, PhD, PT

Chapter 8: Developing Postural Control
Patricia C. Montgomery, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Susan K. Effgen, PhD, PT

Chapter 9: Developing Head and Trunk Control
Janet Sternat, PT
Chapter 10: Respiratory and Oral-Motor Functioning
Rona Alexander, PhD, CCC-SP
Chapter 11: Developing Ambulation Skills
Judith C. Bierman, PT
Chapter 12: Developing Hand Function
Regi Boehme, OTR/L
Chapter 13: Selection and Use of Assistive Technology Devices
Judith C. Bierman, PT
Janet M. Wilson Howle, MACT, PT

Chapter 14: Physical Therapy in the Educational Environment
Joanell A. Bohmert, MS, PT
Chapter 15: The Children: Physical Therapy Management
Patricia C. Montgomery, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Barbara H. Connolly, EdD, PT, FAPTA

Chapter 16: Research in the Era of Evidence-Based Practice 
Meg Barry Michaels, PhD, PT
Chapter 17: Single Case Designs for the Clinician
Susan R. Harris, PhD, PT, FAPTA
Chapter 18: Issues in Aging in Individuals With Lifelong Disabilities
Barbara H. Connolly, EdD, PT, FAPTA 

Appendix: Manufacturers of Assistive Technology 

Index

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