9781556429972

Cram Session in Manual Muscle Testing : A Handbook for Students and Clinicians

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  • ISBN13:

    9781556429972

  • ISBN10:

    1556429975

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-02-15
  • Publisher: Slack Incorporated

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When all you need is a basic understanding of manual muscle testing. When concise and illustrative examples of manual muscle testing techniques will provide exactly what the rehabilitation professional needs, look to Cram Session in Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansfor quick and "at your fingertips" facts. Cram Session in Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansby Lynn Van Ost is a succinct and descriptive quick reference that provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various manual muscle techniques. Organized in a "head to toe" format, Cram Session in Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians takes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level. What is in your "Cram Session": Photographs depicting each manual muscle testing technique Breakdown of each body region covered Sections include average range of motion, prime movers, accessory muscles, patient positioning, muscle grading for each movement and substitutions Over 200 photographs Cram Session in Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansis an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, orthopedics or any allied health professional who treats musculoskeletal disorders

Author Biography

 Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC graduated in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, PA; National Athletic Trainers’ Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) certified in athletic training in 1984; graduated in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, with a master’s degree in sports medicine/athletic training; and received a second bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1988 from Temple. In addition to treating the general orthopedic population as a physical therapist, she has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and has more than 11 years of experience as an athletic trainer working with Olympic-level elite athletes at numerous international events, including the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic games. She currently works as the Director of Physical Therapy for University Orthopedic Associates in Somerset, New Jersey.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: NECK/UPPER EXTREMITIES
Neck
Scapula
Shoulder
Elbow
Forearm
Wrist
Fingers II to V
Thumb

SECTION II: TRUNK/LOWER EXTREMITIES
Trunk
Hip
Knee
Ankle
Great Toe
Toes II to V

APPENDICES
Appendix A: Key to Manual Muscle Grading
Appendix B: General Procedure for Manual Muscle Testing
Appendix C: Commonly Used Terms in Manual Muscle Testing
Appendix D: Factors That May Cause Inaccurate Muscle Testing

Bibliography
Index

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