Jun 222017
 

Pilates – A Teachers’ Manual: Exercises with Mats and Equipment for Prevention and Rehabilitation


By (author): Verena Geweniger, Alexander Bohlander

The Pilates book for professionals: Background information and extensive practical knowledge on using the Pilates approach in prevention and therapy. The foundations include, among others, the “Pilates Principles” (Breathing, Centering, Flow, Precision, Concentration, Control and Coordination). The extensive praxis part presents all techniques and exercises (mat and equipment training) with detailed photos of movement sequences and with precise instructions and explanations of each exercise. Class plans provide concrete suggestions for the design of course units with prevention orientation and patient examples illustrate treatment procedures and therapeutic effects of the Pilates approach for different symptoms. – A must-have for all Pilates professionals: teachers, trainers, physiotherapists.

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May 012017
 

Tutorials in Patellofemoral Disorders


By (author): Simon Donell, Iain McNamara

This book adopts a case-based approach to the management of patellofemoral disorders with the aim of helping orthopaedic surgeons at all levels of experience to decide whether individual patients referred with patellofemoral problems should be treated conservatively or operatively. A series of real-life case stories are used to illustrate every stage of the decision-making process and to explore the reader’s higher-order thinking around patient management. In each case study, the patient’s history, clinical and imaging findings, and management are reported, during the course of which the reader is asked searching questions. The reader is then able to compare his or her responses with those given by the authors, which are provided at the end of each case-specific chapter. This format ensures that knowledge and understanding improve as the reader progresses through the book. Although the cases are addressed primarily from the standpoint of the orthopaedic surgeon, the dominant management strategy is non-operative in many of them. Beyond surgeons, the book will also be of value for musculoskeletal physiotherapists with a particular interest in the knee.
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Apr 292017
 

ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription


By (author): American College of Sports Medicine

ACSM’s Guidelines for Exercise Testing and Prescription is the flagship title from the American College of Sports Medicine, the prestigious organization that sets the standards for the exercise profession. This critical handbook delivers scientifically based standards on exercise testing and prescription to the certification candidate, the professional, and the student. This manual gives succinct summaries of recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased patients
 
The tenth edition reflects some crucial and exciting changes, making the content necessary for effective study and practice. New pre-exercise health screening recommendations are critical to helping more of the population begin a safe, healthy physical activity program without consulting a physician. New and expanded information on the risks of sedentary behavior, clinical exercise testing and interpretation, high intensity interval training, musculoskeletal injury risk, fitness testing protocols and norms, and an expansion of the principles of health behavior change are included. Additionally, significant reorganization of content will help you reach the information you need quickly.
 
This manual is an essential resource for all exercise professionals, as well as other health professionals who may council patients on exercise including physicians, nurses, physician’s assistants, physical and occupational therapists, dieticians, and health care administrators.
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Apr 092017
 

Active Ageing and Physical Activity: Guidelines, Functional Exercises and Recommendations (SpringerBriefs in Well-Being and Quality of Life Research)


By (author): Gonçalo Nuno Figueiredo Dias, Micael Santos Couceiro

This book presents an analysis of active ageing and physical activity from a multidisciplinary perspective. With descriptions of exercises, adequately illustrated with pictures, this book shows that regular physical activity reduces the prevalence of chronic diseases associated with ageing, as well as the risk of morbidity and mortality of the elderly. It confirms that exercise programs minimize the psychomotor decline, prevent the loss of functionality, inability and dementia, and foster significant gains in health and well-being, leading to increased quality of life of the elderly.
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Mar 302017
 

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Piriformis Syndrome: The Complete Guide for Physical Therapists


By (author): Paula Clayton

This complete guide to treating patients with sacroiliac joint dysfunction, or piriformis syndrome, combines multiple techniques—rather than the usual single approach—to get quicker and more resilient results. Focusing on the practical application of skills acquired in twenty years of treating elite athletes, Paula Clayton provides a comprehensive guide to the latest discussions of the therapeutic handling of fascial tissue, dry needling, instrument-assisted soft-tissue manipulation, and dynamic taping. Presenting material formerly unavailable in one volume, this book provides evidence-based information on fundamental principles that enable practitioners to map approaches to dysfunction and injury before attempting hands-on treatments. Superbly designed for ease of use and supported with full-color illustrations that clarify and complement the text, this book puts decades of experience and research at readers’ fingertips, expanding their ability to both improve their practice and educate their patients.
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Jan 232017
 

Physical Exercises: An Important Tool for Physical Therapy


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Jan 232017
 

Dictionary of Sports Science


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By (author): A & C Black Publishers

This invaluable reference for anyone interested in the fascinating world of sport contains more than 5,000 terms relating to sport and sports science. Among the included subjects are anatomy, physiology, physiotherapy, biology, sports medicine, sporting rules and regulations, governing bodies, health and fitness, and banned substances.
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Jan 072017
 

Myofascial And Fascial-Ligamentous Approaches in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (SFIMMS Series in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine)


By (author): Dr Harry D Friedman DO, Dr Jerel H Glassman DO, Dr Wolfgang G Gilliar DO

-Basic and Advanced level instructional manual -Detailed connective tissue anatomy and physiology -Theoretical principles of myofascial and fascial-ligamentous release -Diagnostic and treatment approaches for each body region including a myofascial screening exam -Release enhancing maneuvers and multiple operator techniques -Includes approaches of Sutherland, Becker, Ward, Chila and Barral.
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Oct 132016
 

Classifications and Scores of the Shoulder


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By (author): Peter Habermeyer, Petra Magosch, Sven Lichtenberg

This is the first single reference of classifications and scores of the shoulder. It gives a clearly structured, well-defined compendium of classifications and scores of the shoulder for use in everyday clinical life to improve and simplify the communication between physicians and physiotherapists. It is the first single reference of classifications and scores of the shoulder. The book is for orthopedic and trauma surgeons, radiologists, and physiotherapists.

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Jul 142016
 

Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders (Cambridge Medicine (Hardcover))


Features: Rehabilitation in Movement Disorders

Movement disorders affect a growing patient population, but providing comprehensive care is extremely difficult. Several of these conditions are progressive and incurable; the basal ganglia has a complex role in movement control, with many potential malfunctions. This book focuses on rehabilitation approaches that have been developed and utilized internationally in an attempt to minimize impairment and maximize participation amongst these patients. Each chapter is written by movement disorder experts, rehabilitation specialists and health care professionals, giving a broad overview of current interventions and emphasizing the need for interdisciplinary management, focussing on deliverable outcomes. Common conditions such as Parkinson’s disease, cerebral palsy, dystonia and Huntington’s disease are comprehensively covered. This book gives neurologists, geriatricians and rehabilitation specialists an up-to-date, theoretically-based approach to managing movement disorders related to basal ganglia malfunction. Also valuable for physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, nurses and social workers seeking to develop and plan appropriate interventions.
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