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Learn the best ways to accurately measure range of motion and muscle length with this thoroughly updated new edition. Logically organized and easy to follow, this practical text provides accurate and up-to-date information on norms for range of motion in all age groups, as well as the reliability and validity of each technique. The techniques detail measurement of both joint range of motion and muscle length testing of the spine and extremities using the goniometer, the inclinometer, and the tape measure. An effective combination of instructions, illustrations, and layout for each technique allows you to easily understand and follow the information provided. In addition, a new DVD demonstrates each measurement technique contained in the book!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. UPDATED information and references includes the latest in hand and upper extremity rehabilitation.
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
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3rd Revised edition
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