Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity (3rd Revised edition)

Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity (3rd Revised edition)

By: David Paul Greene (author), Susan L. Roberts (author)Paperback

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Enhance your OT skills with the only book to focus on activity demands of occupation and the biomechanics of sensory organs! Greene and Roberts' Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity, 3rd Edition uses a comprehensive, client-centered approach to occupational therapy, including sensory-motor performance skills and socio-cultural contexts related to solving a clinical problem. It covers kinesiologic and biomechanical principles, and shows techniques for producing positive outcomes when clients face challenging activity demands in all areas of occupation. Written by OTs for OTs, this reference helps you learn how to treat clinical diagnoses as personal experiences encountered in real-life situations.

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Contents

Section 1 1. Biomechanics, Kinesiology, and Occupational Therapy: A Good Fit 2. The Study of Human Movement: Concepts from Related Fields 3. Gravity: A Constant Force 4. Linear Force and Motion 5. Rotary Force, Torque, and Motion 6. Utilizing the Sensory Environment: Integrating Physics into Sensory Interventions Section 2 7. The Head and Torso 8. The Proximal Upper Extremity 9. The Distal Upper Extremity 10. The Lower Extremity Appendixes A: English to Metric Conversions B: Body Segment Parameters C: Solutions to Chapter Applications D: Review of Mathematics E: Trigonometric Functions F: Commonly Used Formulas in Biomechanics G: Synopsis of Characters J: Working Models of the Fingers and Wrist Glossary Lab Manual for Kinesiology: Movement in the Context of Activity

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/03/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780323298889
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780323298889
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 0323298885
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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