Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2005 - Medical - 787 pages
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Therapeutic Exercise: Moving Toward Function, Second Edition provides a conceptual framework for learning how to make clinical decisions regarding the prescription of the therapeutic exercise—from deciding which exercise(s) to teach, to how to teach them, to the dosage required for the best possible outcome. Throughout this text, readers will learn how to treat, with the use of therapeutic exercise and related interventions, the impairments that correlate to functional limitations and the disability and to work toward the most optimal function possible.


  • Terminology follows that used in the APTA's "Guide to Physical Therapy Practice" to help the reader master the official language of the field
  • New chapters on the Prevention and the Promotion of Health, Wellness, and Fitness; and Impaired Aerobic Capacity and Endurance
  • New coverage of joint mobilization, with detailed techniques
  • Self-Management boxes provide step-by-step exercises written directly for the client
  • Patient-Related Instruction boxes address patient education issues, with tips on enhancing communication and compliance
  • Includes a sample complete intervention to encourage an understanding of the importance of encompassing the total body when prescribing therapeutic exercise
  • Plus fully updated literature review and evidence-based data

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i think this book has given so many practical aspects for physiotherapist which sometimes we may miss...some chapter are really amazing like PNF,PELVIC FLOOR EX,SOFT TISSUE INJ,CLOSED KINEMATIC EX...ETC...infect this is the 1 of my favourite book...must read it

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