Cram Session In Goniometry And Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook For Students And Clinicians by Lynn Van OstCram Session In Goniometry And Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook For Students And Clinicians by Lynn Van Ost

Cram Session In Goniometry And Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook For Students And Clinicians

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When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry and manual muscle testing, supplemented by concise and illustrative examples of techniques, look toCram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansfor quick and at- your -fingertips facts.

Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testingby Lynn Van Ost is a descriptive quick reference that provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various techniques. Organized in a “head-to-toe format and with over 400 photographs,Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testingtakes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level.

This handbook is unique in that it takes the information published insideCram Session in GoniometryandCram Session in Manual Muscle Testingand combines them into one succinct resource. Readers will enjoy the benefits of both of these books, now in one compact and affordable format.
What is in your “Cram Session:

• In the Goniometry section, subdivisions are broken down into type of joint, capsular patterns, average range of motion for each movement, patient positioning, goniometric alignment, alternative methods of measurement, and patient substitutions.

• In the Manual Muscle Testing section, subdivision are broken into the specific movement to be tested, average range of motion, prime movers of the movement, the secondary movers, the anti-gravity subject position, gravity minimized subject position, stabilization and grades, substitutions for the movement, and points of interest for that particular muscle group.

Cram Session in Goniometry and Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook for Students & Cliniciansis an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, orthopedics or any allied health professional who treats musculoskeletal disorders.

About The Author

Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC, graduated in 1982 with a bachelor's degree in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, PA; National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification (NATABOC) certified in athletic training in 1984; graduated in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, with a master's degree in s...

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Title:Cram Session In Goniometry And Manual Muscle Testing: A Handbook For Students And CliniciansFormat:PaperbackDimensions:392 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.75 inPublished:February 15, 2013Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1617116203

ISBN - 13:9781617116209

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Table of Contents

Dedication
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Preface


GONIOMETRY
Section I: Cervical Spine
The Cervical Spine

Section II: Upper Extremity
Scapulothoracic Joint
The Shoulder (Glenohumeral Joint)
The Elbow (Humeroulnar and Humeroradial Joints)
The Forearm (Radioulnar)
The Wrist (Radiocarpal and Intercarpal Joints)
The Fingers—Digits II to V (Metacarpophalangeal Joints)
The Fingers—Digits II to V (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)
The Fingers—Digits II to V (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)
The Thumb (Carpometacarpal Joint)
The Thumb (Metacarpophalangeal Joint)
The Thumb (Interphalangeal Joint)

Section III: Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
The Thoracolumbar Spine

Section IV: Lower Extremity
The Hip
The Knee (Tibiofemoral Joint)
Tibial Torsion
The Ankle
Subtalar Joint (Hindfoot)
Transverse Tarsal (Midtarsal) Joint
The First Toe (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)
The First Toe (Interphalangeal Joint)
The Four Lateral Toes (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)
The Four Lateral Toes (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)
The Four Lateral Toes (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)

Section V: Temporomandibular Joint
The Temporomandibular Joint

MANUAL MUSCLE TESTING
Section VI: Neck/Upper Extremities
Neck
Scapula
Shoulder
Elbow
Forearm
Wrist
Fingers II to V
Thumb

Section VII: Trunk/Lower Extremities
Trunk
Hip
Knee
Ankle
Great Toe
Toes II to V

APPENDICES
Appendix A: General Procedure for Goniometric Measurement
Appendix B: Commonly Used Terms in Goniometry
Appendix C: Normal Range of Motion Values in Adults
Appendix D: Anatomical Zero
Appendix E: Key to Manual Muscle Grading
Appendix F: General Procedure for Manual Muscle Testing
Appendix G: Commonly Used Terms in Manual Muscle Testing
Appendix H: Factors That May Cause Inaccurate Muscle Testing

Bibliography
Index