Kinesiology for Manual Therapies by Nancy Dail

Kinesiology for Manual Therapies

byNancy Dail, Timothy Agnew, R .T. Floyd

Spiral Bound | January 15, 2010

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Kinesiology for Manual Therapies introduces the philosophy of Dimensional Massage Therapy as well as Clinical Flexibility. . This text connects techniques to individual joints and body areas based on the structural foundation of the muscular skeletal system. Learning intensive guides help students develop palpation skills, understand anatomy from a functional stand point, and build a toolbox of techniques for individualized treatments. This text can be used in a multitude of manual therapies, from physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training to yoga and massage therapy.

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Title:Kinesiology for Manual TherapiesFormat:Spiral BoundDimensions:576 pages, 11.2 × 9.6 × 1.6 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0073402079

ISBN - 13:9780073402079

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Table of Contents

Part One: Introduction to Structural Kinesiology

Chapter 1: Foundations of Structural Kinesiology

Chapter 2: Neuromuscular Fundamentals

Chapter 3: Basic Biomechanical Factors and Concepts

Part Two: Upper Extremities

Chapter 4: The Shoulder Girdle- Dynamic Stability for the Shoulder Joint

Chapter 5: Dimensional Massage Techniques for the Shoulder Girdle Muscles

Chapter 6: The Shoulder Joint

Chapter 7: Deep Tissue Techniques for the Shoulder Joint Muscles

Chapter 8: The Elbow and Radioulnar Joints

Chapter 9: The Radioulnar Riddle: Techniques for Repetitive Action

Chapter 10: The Hand and Wrist Joints

Chapter 11: Unwinding the Soft Tissues of the Forearm: Dimensional Massage Techniques for the Muscles of the Hand and Wrist

Chapter 12: Concepts of Muscular Analysis and Clinical Flexibility of the Upper Extremities

Part Three: Trunk

Chapter 13: The Trunk and Spinal Column

Chapter 14: The Balancing Act: Structural Perspectives of the Head and Neck and Dimensional Massage Techniques

Part Four: Lower Extremities

Chapter 15: The Hip Joint and Pelvic Girdle

Chapter 16: Deep Tissue of the Low Back and Posterior Pelvis

Chapter 17: The Knee Joint

Chapter 18: Dimensional Massage Techniques for the Muscles of the Thigh and Knee Joint

Chapter 19: The Ankle and Foot Joints

Chapter 20: Dimensional Massage Techniques for the Muscles of the Leg, Ankle, and Foot

Chapter 21: Muscular Analysis and Clinical Flexibility of the Trunk and Lower Extremity

Appendix A-References & Resources

Appendix B-Head, Neck, and Shoulder Pain History

Questionnaire

Glossary

Index

Worksheets