Therapeutic Exercise
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Therapeutic Exercise

Moving Toward Function

Publication Date: October 01, 2010
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780781799577
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Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Third Edition provides a conceptual framework for learning how to make clinical decisions regarding the prescription of therapeutic exercise—from deciding which exercise(s) to teach, to how to teach them, to the dosage required for the best outcome. Readers will learn how to use therapeutic exercise and related interventions to treat the impairments that correlate to functional limitations and disability and to work toward optimal function. Highlights of this Third Edition include case studies in each chapter and more than 200 new photographs and illustrations.

--NEW! Building Blocks aim to construct knowledge from the material presented in the chapter and are located throughout each chapter. Answers are provided on thePoint.
--NEW! Video Clips available on thePoint website illustrate various exercises
--NEW! Case Studies are included in each chapter to further expand on the subject matter.
--NEW! Over 200 new photos and figures in this edition
--Organized by region, this text provides your students with information to decide which exercise to teach, with the use of therapeutic exercise and related interventions; show how to teach the exercise; and evaluate the prescribed program for the desired functional outcome
--Terminology follows that used in the "APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice" to help the reader master the official language of the field
--Ample and helpful pedagogy includes tables and displays, key points, critical thinking questions, lab activities, and selected interventions
--Selected Intervention boxes show samples of exercise prescriptions for a given impairment
--Self-Management boxes provide step-by-step exercises written directly for the client
--Patient-related instruction boxes address patient education issues, with tips on enhancing communication and compliance
--Discussions of standard interventions, including comparisons of selected alternative methods to help choose what's right for the patient
--Fully updated literature review and evidence-based data
Lori Thein Brody MS, PT, SCS, ATC
Senior Clinical Specialist, University of Wisconsin Clinics, Research Park, Madison, WI

Carrie M. Hall MHS, PT
Clinical Faculty, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Edition: 3
ISBN/ISSN: 9780781799577
Product Format: Hardbound
Trim Size: 8.375 x 10.875
Pages: 800
Pub Date: October 01, 2010
Weight: 4.1

Unit I: Foundations of Therapeutic Exercise

  • Chapter 1: Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise and the Model of Functioning and Ability
  • Chapter 2: Patient Management
  • Chapter 3: Principles of Self-Management and Exercise Instruction
  • Chapter 4: Prevention and the Promotion of Health, Wellness, and Fitness

Unit II: Physiologic Impairments and Therapeutic Exercise

  • Chapter 5: Impaired Muscle Performance
  • Chapter 6: Impaired Aerobic Capacity/Endurance
  • Chapter 7: Impaired Range of Motion and Joint Mobility
  • Chapter 8: Impaired Balance
  • Chapter 9: Impaired Posture
  • Chapter 10: Pain includes content from former chapter on Fibromyalgia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Unit III: Special Physiologic Considerations in Therapeutic Exercise

  • Chapter 11: Soft Tissue Injury in Postoperative Treatment
  • Chapter 12: Therapeutic Exercise for Arthritis
  • Chapter 13: Therapeutic Exercise in Obstetrics

Unit IV: Sample Specialties of Therapeutic Exercise Intervention>/B>

  • Chapter 14: Closed Kinetic Training
  • Chapter 15: Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation
  • Chapter 16: Aquatic Physical Therapy

Unit V: Functional Approach to Therapeutic Exercise of the Lower Extremities

  • Chapter 17: The Lumbopelvic Region
  • Chapter 18: The Pelvic Floor
  • Chapter 19: The Hip
  • Chapter 20: The Knee
  • Chapter 21: The Ankle/Foot

Unit VI: Functional Approach to Therapeutic Exercise for the Upper Extremities

  • Chapter 22: The Temporomandibular Joint
  • Chapter 23: The Cervical Spine
  • Chapter 24: The Thoracic Spine
  • Chapter 25: The Shoulder Girdle
  • Chapter 26: The Elbow, Forearm, Wrist, and Hand

Unit VII: Case Studies


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