Wellness And Physical Therapy

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Overview

The focus of Wellness and Physical Therapy will be the application of wellness, particularly fitness wellness, to the practice and profession of physical therapy. The book addresses all items related to wellness in the Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education: Version 2004, the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, and APTA’s Education Strategic Plan. The text consists of foundational knowledge, theoretical models, empirical research and application of material to physical therapy practice. Evidence-based practice is emphasized through a mixed approach of formalist and reader-response. An important text for all physical therapy students!

Available resources include PowerPoints for instructors.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763758219
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 9/26/2009
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Pages: 370
  • Sales rank: 281,723
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The Basics of Wellness 1

Ch. 2 The Evolution and Future of Physical Therapy 15

Ch. 3 Physical Therapy and Wellness: Past, Present, and Future 33

Ch. 4 Physical Wellness 51

Ch. 5 Physical Wellness and Nutrition 65

Ch. 6 Physical Wellness and Fitness 109

Ch. 7 Physical Wellness and Body Composition 171

Ch. 8 Mental and Social Wellness 197

Ch. 9 Wellness Preferred Practice Pattern 243

Ch. 10 Wellness and Physical Therapy Case Scenario 255

Ch. 11 Community Wellness 303

References 313

Index 357

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