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

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Overview

This text is a contributed work by well-known trainers and educators, written under the direction of Dr. Prentice. The 6th edition continues to be the only text developed specifically for athletic trainers. This text is also appropriate for those physical therapists that are involved in a sports medicine curriculum.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780077236335
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 6/2/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 448
  • Sales rank: 711,063
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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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