Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

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The second edition of Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant continues to deliver a rich and varied learning experience that is needed to succeed in todaya€™s fast-paced PTA programs. Clear, concise explanations of anatomy and function, full-color illustrations and unique atlas-style chapters make even the most complex concepts easy to master. Plus, a robust lineup of on- and off-line resources, featuring the companion Evolve website, give you all the tools you need to succeed both in the classroom and the clinical setting. Layered learning approach provides a solid background in anatomy and function of the musculoskeletal system and explains why material is relevant to the practice of physical therapy. Clinical relevance helps you master the basics of human motion before moving on to more complex clinical topics. Atlas-style muscle presentations clearly link specific muscles or muscle groups with relevant information. Clinical Insight and Considerations boxes link the concepts of kinesiology with their clinical applications. Summary boxes and tables pull content together into concise, reader-friendly format. Study questions and key terminology serves as a valuable study tool for exam preparation. NEW! Full-color design makes content more vivid. NEW! Expanded clinical content offers a clearer understanding of structure and function. NEW! Video clips and clinical photos provide a clear demonstration of palpation techniques.Manual Muscle Testing to Isolate the Gluteus Maximus Figure 10-30 Muscular interaction of the right leg during the ... MMT of the gluteus maximus (Figure 10- 29, B): The patient lies prone with the knee flexed and then performs maximal- effortanbsp;...


Title:Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Author: Paul Jackson Mansfield, Donald A. Neumann
Publisher:Elsevier Health Sciences - 2014-03-12
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