Therapeutic Exercise / Edition 1

Therapeutic Exercise / Edition 1

by William D. Bandy, Barbara Sanders
     
 

This entirely new resource focuses on the implementation of treatment plans and intervention using the newest appropriate therapeutic exercise techniques. It provides descriptions and rationale for use of a wide range of exercises to improve a patient's function and health status and to prevent potential future problems. The description of the purpose, position and

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This entirely new resource focuses on the implementation of treatment plans and intervention using the newest appropriate therapeutic exercise techniques. It provides descriptions and rationale for use of a wide range of exercises to improve a patient's function and health status and to prevent potential future problems. The description of the purpose, position and procedure is given for each technique, providing a complete understanding of the exercise. Features include Pediatric and Geriatric Boxes, Case Studies, and Clinical Guidelines. Fourteen contributors in the fields of exercise science and physical therapy make the text a comprehensive, well-rounded overview of therapeutic exercise techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781721301
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Health
Publication date:
09/05/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
404
Product dimensions:
0.83(w) x 11.00(h) x 8.25(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction1
Sect. IMobility
2Range of Motion13
3Stretching Activities for Increasing Muscle Flexibility37
4Joint Mobilization63
Sect. IIStrength, Power, and Endurance
5Principles of Resistance Training87
6Open-Chain Resistance Training101
7Medical Exercise Training121
8Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation145
9Closed-Kinetic-Chain Exercise and Plyometric Activities179
10Principles of Aerobic Conditioning213
Sect. IIISpecial Consideration in Therapeutic Exercise
11Balance Training239
12Posture, Body Mechanics, and Spinal Stabilization263
13Aquatic Therapy295
14Functional Progression: Lower Extremity333
15Functional Progression: Upper Extremity361
Geriatric Perspectives
Pediatric Perspectives
Index373

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