Therapeutic Modalities: For Sports Medicine and Athletic Training / Edition 6

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Stressing the important role therapeutic modalities play in injury rehabilitation, Therapeutic Modalities for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training continues to be the only comprehensive text written specifically for athletic trainers. With chapters contributed by well-known athletic trainers and educators under the direction of William E. Prentice, the text provides information on the scientific basis and physiologic effects of a wide range of therapeutic modalities, including thermal energy modalities, electrical energy modalities, sound energy modalities, electromagnetic modalities, and mechanical energy modalities. By focusing on clinical applications and specific techniques of application, the text offers students the knowledge they need to greatly enhance their patients' recovery.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077415389
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/6/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eTextbook
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 432
  • File size: 7 MB

Meet the Author

William E. Prentice, Ph.D., PT, ATC, Professor, Coordinator of Sports Medicine Specialization Department of Physical Education, Exercise and Sports Science, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
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Table of Contents

Pt. 1 Foundations of Therapeutic Modalities

Ch. 1 The Basic Science of Therapeutic Modalities

Ch. 2 Using Therapeutic Modalities to Affect the Healing Process

Ch. 3 Managing Pain with Therapeutic Modalities

Pt. 2 Thermal Energy Modalities

Ch. 4 Cryotherapy and Thermotherapy

Pt. 3 Electrical Energy Modalities

Ch. 5 Basic Principles of Electricity and Electrical Stimulating Currents

Ch. 6 Iontophoresis

Ch. 7 Biofeedback

Pt. 4 Sound Energy Modalities

Ch. 8 Therapeutic Ultrasound

Pt. 5 Eletromagnetic Energy Modalities

Ch. 9 Low-level Laser Therapy

Ch. 10 Shortwave and Microwave Diathermy

Pt. 6 Mechanical Energy Modalities

Ch. 11 Intermittent Compression Devices

Ch. 12 Spinal Traction

Ch. 13 Therapeutic Sports Massage

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