Muscle and Sensory Testing, 2e

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9780721603377: Muscle and Sensory Testing, 2e

Significantly revised and updated, the 2nd edition of Muscle and Sensory Testing incorporates precise anatomic testing techniques in a well-organized and easy-to-use format. It features a unique chapter on sensory testing, illustrations of gravity-resisted and gravity-eliminated positions for testing, and a chapter on using observational gait analysis as a screening tool for muscle testing. Photographs of testing procedures and line drawings are included; the line drawings of muscles are now enhanced to show innervations. This new edition also includes a DVD-ROM with valuable additional material. Instructor resources available; contact your sales representative for details.

  • Provides clear, easy-to-follow instructions for manual muscle testing
  • Superb illustrations help readers visualize how the test is to be performed
  • Explains testing for trunk and extremity muscles an
  • provides information on hand-held dynamometry
  • Enhances knowledge on how to perform manual muscle testing on infants
  • Presents an overview of the neurological screening exam, how to perform it, and how to interpret the results
  • Provides the reader with a resource for gait deviations and associated muscle weakness
  • Contains an evaluation of the most current research in the field of muscle testing
  • Includes case studies and clinical notes in each chapter
  • Features a new chapter on functional muscle testing
  • Contains a companion DVD-ROM with muscle tests and techniques of sensory and neurologic testing
  • Reorganizes the overall format of the text to coincide with the formatting used in Reese and Bandy's Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing
  • Reflects the most current literature in the areas of manual muscle testing, pediatric muscle testing, hand-held dynamometry, the neurologic screening examination (including sensory testing), and gait
  • Updates line drawings to include muscle innervations

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About the Author:

Nancy Berryman Reese, PhD, PT, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR

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