Therapeutic Measurement and Testing: The Basics of ROM, MMT, Posture and Gait Analysis / Edition 1

Therapeutic Measurement and Testing: The Basics of ROM, MMT, Posture and Gait Analysis / Edition 1

by Lisa J. Weaver, Mandy Ferg
     
 

ISBN-10: 1418080802

ISBN-13: 9781418080808

Pub. Date: 03/11/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This exiting new worktext is designed specifically to accompany kinesiology and assessment courses in the PTA and OTA curricula. Organized by joint, muscle, or body part, this worktext incorporates all the basic assessment techniques for range of motion (ROM), manual muscle testing (MMT), posture, and gait into one easy-to-use resource. Use this worktext in your…  See more details below

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This exiting new worktext is designed specifically to accompany kinesiology and assessment courses in the PTA and OTA curricula. Organized by joint, muscle, or body part, this worktext incorporates all the basic assessment techniques for range of motion (ROM), manual muscle testing (MMT), posture, and gait into one easy-to-use resource. Use this worktext in your coursework and as a reference in the lab in order to maximize your learning experience!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418080808
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
03/11/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents


1.Introduction to basic testing Positional terminology Planes of motion Goniometry: terms and concepts ROM principles End feels Capsular patterns Muscle testing grades 2.The Hip Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 3. The Knee Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 4.The Ankle and Foot Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 5.The Shoulder Girdle Musculoskeletal overview Bones Ligaments Joint motions 6.The Shoulder Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 7.The Elbow and Forearm Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 8.The Wrist Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 9.The Hand Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 10.The Trunk (spine and abdominals) Musculoskeletal overview Joint Bones Ligaments Supporting structures 11.Posture Anterior view Posterior view Lateral view Correct standing posture Abnormal standing posture Kyphosis/Lordosis Sway back Military Scoliosis 12.Gait Gait cycle Definitions Stance phase Swing phase Other factors Abnormal gait Appendices 1. Glossary 2. Joint motions

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