Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing , 3rd Edition

Author
By Nancy Berryman Reese, PhD, PT and William D. Bandy, PhD, PT, SCS, ATC
ISBN
9781455758821
Publication Date
25-05-2016
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  • 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.

One of the most comprehensive texts on the market, Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing, 3rd Edition, is an easy-to-follow reference that guides you in accurately measuring range of motion and muscle length for all age groups. Written by renowned educators, Nancy Berryman Reese and William D. Bandy for both Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy professionals, this book describes in detail the reliability and validity of each technique. A new companion web site features video clips demonstrating over 100 measurement techniques!


Key Features
  • Full-color design clearly demonstrates various techniques and landmarks.
  • Clear technique template allows you to quickly and easily identify the information you need.
  • Simple anatomic illustrations clearly depict the various techniques and landmarks for each joint.
  • Coverage of range of motion and muscle length testing includes important, must-know information.
  • Complex tool coverage prepares you to use the tape measure, goniometer, and inclinometer in the clinical setting.
  • Over 100 videos let you independently review techniques covered in the text.
  • Chapter on infants and children eliminates having to search through pediatric-specific books for information.
  • Anatomical landmarks provide a fast visual reference for exactly where to place measuring devices.
  • Chapters dedicated to length testing makes information easy to locate.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9781455758821
Author Informaiton By 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 and William D. Bandy, PhD, PT, SCS, ATC, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Published Reviews

"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

Table of Content

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. Measurement of Range of Motion and Muscle Length: Background, History, and Basic Principles
2. Measurement of Range of Motion and Muscle Length: Clinical Relevance
3. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Shoulder
4. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Elbow and Forearm
5. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Wrist and Hand
6. Muscle Length Testing of the Upper Extremity
7. Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing of the Upper Extremity
8. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
9. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint
10. Reliability and Validity of Measurement of Range of Motion for the Spine and Temporomandibular Joint
11. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Hip
12. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Knee
13. Measurement of Range of Motion of the Ankle and Foot
14. Muscle Length testing of the Lower Extremity
15. Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing of the Lower Extremity
16. Pediatric Range of Motion

Appendix A. Sample Data Recording Forms
Appendix B. Normative Range of Motion for the Extremities and Spine in Adults

Publication Date 25-05-2016
Pages 570
Trim 276 x 216 (8 1/2 x 10 7/8)
Stock Status In Stock
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