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Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine / Edition 4
     

Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine / Edition 4

by William E. Prentice
 

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ISBN-10: 0070920664

ISBN-13: 9780070920668

Pub. Date: 06/28/1998

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

This text is a contributed work by well-known trainers and educators,under the direction of Dr. Prentice. The 4th 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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This text is a contributed work by well-known trainers and educators,under the direction of Dr. Prentice. The 4th 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070920668
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
06/28/1998
Edition description:
4TH
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
7.62(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

PART ONE Foundations of Therapeutic Modalities
Using Therapeutic Modalities to Affect the Healing Process
2(17)
Managing Pain with Therapeutic Modalities
19(19)
The Science of Therapeutic Modalities
38(14)
PART TWO Electrical Modalities
Basic Principles of Electricity
52(20)
Electrical Stimulating Currents
72(46)
Iontophoresis
118(13)
Biofeedback
131(17)
PART THREE Thermal Modalities
Shortwave and Microwave Diathermy
148(25)
Infrared Modalities (Therapeutic Heat and Cold)
173(34)
Therapeutic Ultrasound
207(39)
PART FOUR Light Therapy
Low-Power Lasers
246(20)
Ultraviolet Therapy
266(18)
PART FIVE Mechanical Modalities
Spinal Traction
284(23)
Intermittent Compression Devices
307(13)
Therapeutic Sports Massage
320(25)
Appendix A Locations of the Motor Points 345(4)
Appendix B List of Therapeutic Modality Equipment Manufacturers and Distributors 349(25)
Appendix C Units of Measure 374

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