Daniels and Worthinghams Muscle Testing

Daniels and Worthinghams Muscle Testing

9780323569149
A practical handbook on evaluating muscular strength and function, Daniels and Worthingham's Muscle Testing: Techniques of Manual Examination and Performance Testing, 10th Edition helps you to understand and master procedures in manual muscle testing and performance testing. Clear, illustrated instructions provide a guide to patient positioning, direction of motion, and direction of resistance. In addition to muscle testing of normal individuals and others with weakness or paralysis, this edition includes coverage of alternative strength tests and performance tests for older adults and others with functional decline (such as the inactive and obese). The tenth edition also includes coverage of muscle dynamometry and a sampling of ideal exercises. Updated by educators Dale Avers and Marybeth Brown, this classic physical therapy reference once again features a companion website with many new video clips demonstrating the latest muscle testing procedures and alternatives to muscle testing. In addition, two online only chapters – Cranial Nerve and Ready Reference Anatomy – have been added.
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A practical handbook on evaluating muscular strength and function, Daniels and Worthingham's Muscle Testing: Techniques of Manual Examination and Performance Testing, 10th Edition helps you to understand and master procedures in manual muscle testing and performance testing. Clear, illustrated instructions provide a guide to patient positioning, direction of motion, and direction of resistance. In addition to muscle testing of normal individuals and others with weakness or paralysis, this edition includes coverage of alternative strength tests and performance tests for older adults and others with functional decline (such as the inactive and obese). The tenth edition also includes coverage of muscle dynamometry and a sampling of ideal exercises. Updated by educators Dale Avers and Marybeth Brown, this classic physical therapy reference once again features a companion website with many new video clips demonstrating the latest muscle testing procedures and alternatives to muscle testing. In addition, two online only chapters – Cranial Nerve and Ready Reference Anatomy – have been added.
 

Table of Contents

  1. Principles of Manual Muscle Testing 2. Relevance and Limitations of Manual Muscle Testing 3. Testing the Muscles of the Neck 4. Testing the Muscles of the Trunk and Pelvic Floor 5. Testing the Muscles of the Upper Extremity 6. Testing the Muscles of the Lower Extremity 7. Alternatives to Manual Muscle Testing 8. Testing Functional Abilities 9. Hand-held Muscle Dynamometry 10. Case Studies Online Content Video clips Assessment of Muscles Innervated by Cranial Nerves Ready Reference Anatomy

Details

No. of pages:
416
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2019
Published:
18th September 2018
Imprint:
Saunders
Hardcover ISBN:
9780323569149

About the Author

Dale Avers

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Transitional DPT Program, Department of Physical Therapy Education, College of Health Professions, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Marybeth Brown

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor Department of Physical Therapy University of Missouri School of Health Professions Columbia, Missouri
Εκδότης
Elsevier
Γλώσσα
Αγγλικά
Επιστημονικό πεδίο
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