Developmental and Functional Hand Grasps by Sandra J. EdwardsDevelopmental and Functional Hand Grasps by Sandra J. Edwards

Developmental and Functional Hand Grasps

bySandra J. Edwards, Donna J. Buckland, Jenna D. Mccoy-powlen

Paperback | October 25, 2002

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At last! A reference that has organized grasps into a concise, beautifully illustrated text for clarity and accuracy.

Developmental and Functional Hand Graspsis designed to identify, illustrate, and describe the complexity of grasps in a clear, user-friendly manner. Faculty, clinicians, and students will find that this accurate and comprehensive text addresses essential developmental, precision, and power grasps as well as handwriting grasps for use in evaluation, treatment, and research. The functional aspects of grasps, anatomical features, and interesting facts are highlighted in the chapter, &#8220Functional Hand Grasps.&#8221

Developmental and Functional Hand Graspsis a significant book with information on 48 grasps, taxonomy of the hand, structure of the hand, and how to observe the hand. The text&#8217s format has a clear, accurate photo and a detailed description of each grasp. An additional feature inside this essential resource is the comprehensive spreadsheets, which summarize grasps and the numerous references by authors past and present. An extensive reference list completes this unique and necessary text.

Title:Developmental and Functional Hand GraspsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:135 pages, 11 × 8.5 × 0.37 inPublished:October 25, 2002Publisher:Slack IncorporatedLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1556425449

ISBN - 13:9781556425448

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Table of Contents

Contents 

Chapter 1 How to Observe and Examine the Hand for Grasp
Chapter 2 Pictorial View of the Structure of the Hand as Related to Grasp
Chapter 3 Reflexive Behaviors that Influence Grasp
Asymmetrical Tonic Neck Reflex (ATNR)
Traction Response
Avoiding Response
Grasp Reflex
Instinctive Grasp Reaction
Chapter 4 Development of Grasp
Reflex Squeeze Grasp
Crude Palmar Grasp
Palmar Grasp
Radial Palmar Grasp
Raking Grasp
Radial Digital Grasp
Developmental Scissors Grasp
Inferior Pincer Grasp
Three Jaw Chuck
Pincer Grasp
Neat Pincer Grasp
Chapter 5 Grasps for Handwriting
Primitive Grasp Patterns
Radial Cross Palmar Grasp
Palmar Supinate Grasp
Digital Pronate Grasp
Brush Grasp
Grasp with Extended Fingers
Transistional Grasp Patterns
Static Quadrupod Grasp
Cross Thumb Grasp
Static Tripod Grasp
Mature Grasp Patterns &BR
Dynamic Quadrupod Grasp
Dynamic Tripod Grasp
Interdigital Tripod Grasp
Additional Pencil Grasps
Chapter 6 Functional Hand Grasps
Power Grasps
Cylindrical Grasp
Hammer Grasp
Oblique Palmar Grasp
Opposed Palmar Grasp
Palmar Grasp
Reverse Transverse Palmar Grasp
Ring Grasp
Spherical Grasp
Combination of Power and Precision Grasps
Diagonal Volar Grasp
Ventral Grasp
Precision Grasps
Disc Grasp
Dynamic Lateral Tripod Grasp
Inferior Pincer Grasp &BR
Pad to Pad Grasp
Three Jaw Chuck
Tip Pinch
Transverse Digital Grasp
Miscellaneous Grasps
Functional Scissors Grasp
Hook Grasp
Interdigital Grasp &BR
Raking Grasp
Nonprehensile Hand Movements 

References
Suggested Reading 
Index