Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

ISBN-10:
1556422997
ISBN-13:
9781556422997
Pub. Date:
01/01/1999
Publisher:
SLACK, Incorporated

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Practical Kinesiology For The Physical Therapist Assistant / Edition 1

Practical Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant addresses t he specific issues faced by the PTA student when studying the basics o f human movement. By taking an introductory look at the foundation of biomechanics along with a clinical perspective of the application of s kills, Jeff G. Konin has developed an outstanding text for the PTA cla ssroom. The responsibilities of the PTA have grown considerably. The goal of this book is to provide the PTA student with knowledge to enab le him/her to recognize normal human movement and how interruptions to that normalcy can cause pathological conditions.

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ISBN-13: 9781556422997
Publisher: SLACK, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1999
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

Chapter 1: Terminology
Chapter 2: Biomechanical Principles
Chapter 3: Joint Structure and Function
Chapter 4: Muscle Structure and Function
Chapter 5: Principles of Tissue Repair
Chapter 6: The Shoulder Complex
Chapter 7: The Elbow Complex
Chapter 8: The Wrist and Hand
Chapter 9: Spine and Posture
Chapter 10: The Hip
Chapter 11: The Knee
Chapter 12: The Ankle and Foot
Chapter 13: Gait

Appendix A: Muscles
Appendix B: Trigonometric Relationships for Right Angles

Index

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