Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999 - Medical - 707 pages
A comprehensive, problem-solving text designed to help the reader build the foundation of knowledge and skills necessary to properly prescribe therapeutic exercise. It includes an organized framework for making clinical decisions based on best possible course of treatment and suitable alternatives. Emphasis is placed on the importance of identifying impairments that correlate to functional limitations and disabilities. Designed for practicality and ease-of-application, it includes guidelines on exercise execution, instructing the patient, and evaluation of prescribed programmes for the desired functional outcome. Coverage includes the clinical reasoning process and methods of intervention. Special features include: selected intervention boxes; self-management boxes; lab activities; and 10 case studies.

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