Therapeutic Exercise: From Theory to Practice

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2011-04-19
  • Publisher: F.A. Davis Company

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Here's the text that builds a strong foundation in the science of sports medicine, and teaches you to apply that knowledge to the planning, development, and implementation of therapeutic exercise programs for specific dysfunctions for all joints of the body.You'll begin with an introduction to the science behind rehabilitation and the application of specific techniques. Then, for each joint, guided decision-making, chapter-specific case studies, lab activities and skill performance help you meet all of the competencies for therapeutic exercise required by the NATA.

Table of Contents

Unit 1. Concepts of Therapeutic Exercise & Rehabilitation
1. Introduction to Designing a Rehabilitation Program
2. Tissue Healing
3. Psychological Aspects of Rehabilitation
4. Range Of Motion
5. Stretching
6. Joint Mobilization
7. Strengthening
8. Core Stability
9. Plyometrics
10. Isokinetics
11. Aerobic Conditioning
12. Aquatic Exercise
13. Proprioception

Unit 2. Rehabilitation of the Lower Extremity
14. Rehabilitation of the Foot & Ankle Complex
15. Rehabilitation of the Tibiofemoral Joint
16. Rehabilitation of the Patellofemoral Joint
17. Rehabilitation of the Hip, Thigh & Groin

Unit 3. Rehabilitation of the Spine
18. Rehabilitation of the Pelvis & Sacroiliac Joint
19. Rehabilitation of the Lumbar Spine
20. Rehabilitation of the Cervical & Thoracic Spine

Unit 4. Rehabilitation of the Upper Extremity
21. Rehabilitation of the Shoulder
22. Rehabilitation of the Elbow & Forearm
23. Rehabilitation & Injury Prevention in the Overhead Athlete
24. Rehabilitation of the Wrist & Hand

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