Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2e

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9781455736102: Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2e

  • Each chapter uses the same format for each technique, allowing you to quickly and easily identify the information you need.
  • Hundreds of photos and illustrations clearly depict the various techniques and landmarks.
  • Evidence-based information throughout includes the latest data on ROM normative values and reliability /validity studies.
  • Figures have easy-to-find dots that serve as anatomical markers, providing a fast visual reference for exactly where to place the measuring device.
  • Complete coverage of the tape measure, goniometer, and inclinometer prepare you to use any tool in the clinical setting.
  • A new chapter on infants and children covers specific techniques used in measuring range of motion in children, with a particular emphasis on the measurement of joint motion in infants.
  • 70 new line drawings help you align the goniometer or other tools accurately.
  • Increased coverage of techniques for measuring the motions of the extremities using the inclinometer.
  • Reorganized and updated information in each chapter incorporates the latest references and testing techniques, and includes descriptions of the arthrokinematics and functional range-of-motion requirements for each joint.

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"This book provides a wealth of information regarding the theory and practice of evaluating joint motion and muscle length. Because of this text’s comprehensiveness and its easy to read format, it would be a useful resource for students, novice and experienced clinicians, particularly physiotherapists, occupational therapists and medical practitioners." Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing January 2010

"[The book] if read through and through for the area of the body of interest, will give an informed and well-documented overview of the procedures for measuring that part of the anatomy, and the reliability and validity of those measures." PMG, 2010 Vol. 27:1

"One of the most comprehensive range of motion and muscle length texts on the market... a great reference text for a busy orthopedic practice."

Physical Therapy Reviews, March 2011

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