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Thoroughly revised and updated throughout, Kisner & Colby’s 6th Edition offers the most up-to-date exercise guidelines for individualizing interventions for those with movement disorders. Now with contributions from the leading experts in the field, it encompasses all of the principles of therapeutic exercise and manual therapy, including spinal surgery and spinal manipulation. This renowned manual remains the authoritative source for exercise instruction for the therapist and for patient self-management.
50 Exercises for Massage, Injury Prevention, and Core Strength Get stronger and prevent injuries with an easy workout you can do at home! Foam Rolling is an exciting new book about the unique workout that conditions and strengthens muscles while stretching and restoring them. Foam rolling has been popular with physical therapists for years as a gentle yet effective way to heal overworked muscles and eliminate painful knots, and has recently become a fixture in yoga and Pilates studios. With this book as your guide, it’s easier than ever to reap the rewards of a foam rolling workout right at home! Written by a personal trainer with more than ten years of experience, Foam Rolling features easy-to-follow instructions for exercises that are backed up by scientific research about the many benefits of foam rolling, from improved posture to increased flexibility. Many even report feeling less stressed after working out with a foam roller! The book also features expert tips and advice from trainers, physical therapists, and sports medicine specialists. Foam Rolling is sure to have you rolling away muscle pain and dissolving stress all while getting a great workout!
In the Fifth Edition of A Practical Guide for Policy Analysis: The Eightfold Path to More Effective Problem Solving, Eugene Bardach and new co-author Eric Patashnik draw on more than 40 years of experience teaching students to be effective, accurate, and persuasive policy analysts. This bestselling handbook presents dozens of concrete tips, interesting case studies, and step-by-step strategies that are easily applicable for the budding analyst as well as the seasoned professional. In this new edition, Bardach and Patashnik update many examples to reflect the shifting landscape of policy issues. A new section with advice on how to undertake policy design in addition to making policy choices makes the book even more engaging. Readers will also appreciate a sample document of real world policy analysis, suggestions for developing creative, "out-of-the-box" solutions, and tips for working with clients.
The definitive guide to designing and implementing evidence-based rehabilitation programs using therapeutic exercise -- updated in full color Musculoskeletal Interventions, 3rd Edition, is a comprehensive guide to the system considerations, design, implementation, and progression of rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal injuries and dysfunction. Encompassing many aspects of musculoskeletal rehabilitation, with contributions from many renowned authors, it focuses on the practical application of theory in a clinical setting, making it valuable to both students and experienced physical therapists. Musculoskeletal Interventions features an easy-to-follow body region and functional approach to intervention strategies and is logically divided into five sections: Foundations of the Rehabilitation Process Addresses the important considerations in designing a rehabilitation program for the patient with a musculoskeletal injury Provides a guide-based overview of the rehabilitation process as well as an introduction to Clinical Reasoning and Algorithmic Thinking in rehabilitation Treating Physiologic Impairments During Rehabilitation Presents information on various physical impairments that may need to be addressed as part of the rehabilitation process The Tools of Rehabilitation Provides an overview of important rehabilitation tools and strategies Delivers detailed coverage of how these interventions should be incorporated into a rehabilitation program to achieve the individualized treatment goals for patients with musculoskeletal pathologies Intervention Strategies for Specific Injuries Covers specific rehabilitation techniques and interventions applied to the treatment of a wide variety of regional musculoskeletal injuries, dysfunctions, and post-operative conditions Special Consideration for Specific Patient Populations Discusses treatment considerations for specific patient populations, such as the geriatric patient, pediatric patient, and physically active female This edition is enhanced by a new full-color presentation, as well as the inclusion of valuable learning aids, such as clinical pearls, protocol grids, algorithms, learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter, and end-of-chapter treatment guidelines and references.
Featuring more than 75 exercises for all parts of the body and 200 step-by-step photos, this guide shows how to get the same strength-building, calorie-burning benefits or normal exercises in the water. Original.
Provides a case-based approach to clinical exercise practice for students and therapists delivering exercise as therapy and is the first text of its kind focusing on clinical exercise service delivery. Cameron, Australian Catholic University; Selig & Hemphill, Victoria University, Australia.