Hands on Sports Therapy

Author: Keith Ward

Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea

ISBN: 9781861529206

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 434

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Hands on Sports Therapy covers the whole range of subjects required for college courses (including BTEC, VTCT ITEC and degrees) in sports therapy and sports massage. Hands On Sports Therapy is an extremely comprehensive textbook for sports therapy students covering everything the student needs to get to grips with this subject. The book is aimed at both students and experienced therapists looking to upgrade their skills, and will be clear, informative and very practical. Hands On Sports Therapy is a beautifuly designed full-colour textbook, which is highly illustrated with over 200 photographic images and numerous line drawings.
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Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation

Author: Keith Ward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136660720

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 764

View: 7505

The work of a sports therapist is highly technical and requires a confident, responsible and professional approach. The Routledge Handbook of Sports Therapy, Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation is a comprehensive and authoritative reference for those studying or working in this field and is the first book to comprehensively cover all of the following areas: Sports Injury Aetiology Soft Tissue Injury Healing Clinical Assessment in Sports Therapy Clinical Interventions in Sports Therapy Spinal and Peripheral Anatomy, Injury Assessment and Management Pitch-side Trauma Care Professionalism and Ethics in Sports Therapy The Handbook presents principles which form the foundation of the profession and incorporates a set of spinal and peripheral regional chapters which detail functional anatomy, the injuries common to those regions, and evidence-based assessment and management approaches. Its design incorporates numerous photographs, figures, tables, practitioner tips and detailed sample Patient Record Forms. This book is comprehensively referenced and multi-authored, and is essential to anyone involved in sports therapy, from their first year as an undergraduate, to those currently in professional practice.
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Sports Massage

Author: Susan Findlay

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9780736082600

Category: Medical

Page: 167

View: 2251

"Sports Massage" provides an in-depth discussion of applications of foundational massage techniques within a sports massage approach.
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The Complete Guide to Sports Massage

Author: Tim Paine

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1472912756

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 224

View: 9564

The Complete Guide to Sports Massage, 3rd edition is a comprehensive, practical handbook. Now with additional photography and the latest techniques, this is a must-have guide for students of sports therapy and anyone wanting a performance advantage. Sports massage is the skilled manipulation of soft tissue for: the relief and treatment of muscle soreness and pain; the maintenance of muscle balance and improved flexibility; and enhanced rehabilitation from injury. Packed with jargon-free information, this fully updated guide includes step-by-step photography and detailed text explaining the principles and techniques of massage; injury management and post-massage care; as well as practical guidance on working at a sports event.
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Sports Massage

Candidate Workbook

Author: Pamela Mills,Shanon Parker-Bennett

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435456528

Category: Sports massage

Page: 199

View: 666

This highly illustrated Candidate Handbook contains everything students need to know for the VTCT Certificate in Sports Massage or the Sports Massage option unit for the BTEC National Sport award.
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Physical Therapy and Massage for the Dog

Author: Julia Robertson,Andy Mead

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1482261731

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 7861

Interest in canine massage and physical therapy has grown as greater emphasis is placed on the general fitness and agility of dogs, as pets and as sporting animals. In this book the authors are concerned with the prevention, management and treatment of movement and allied disorders. It encompasses detailed assessments, treatment programmes that involve hands-on therapy along with dynamic remedial and strengthening techniques using exercise plans. Following succinct discussion of the relevant canine anatomy and physiology, the authors provide chapters on each of the key topics: movement and muscles; exercise; preparation for sports performance; rehabilitation techniques; massage and physical therapy; and common relevant pathologies affecting dogs. Physical Therapy and Massage for he Dog is of interest to all those involved in canine welfare including veterinary practitioners, veterinary students, therapists, dog owners and dog trainers.
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Starting and Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice

Author: Samuel H. Esterson

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 9780763726317

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 188

View: 3565

This Basic Handbook On How To Start Up A Private Physical Therapy Practice Is A Hands-On Guide For Any Physical Therapist Who Is Contemplating Or Preparing To Go Out On His/Her Own. Starting & Managing Your Own Physical Therapy Practice Is A One-Of-A-Kind Guide That Offers Insight Into The How’S, What’S, And Where’S Of Private Business And Gives The Practitioner Enough Information And Insight To Veer Him/Her In The Proper Direction. This Book Is A Guide Map, A Tool Developed To Open Your Eyes To What Is Necessary To Open And Run Your Own, Successful Practice.
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Evidence-Based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor

Bridging Science and Clinical Practice

Author: Kari Bo,Bary Berghmans,Siv Morkved,Marijke Van Kampen

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702060739

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 3482

Bridging the gap between evidence-based research and clinical practice, Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor has become an invaluable resource to practitioners treating patients with disorders of the pelvic floor. The second edition is now presented in a full colour, hardback format, encompassing the wealth of new research in this area which has emerged in recent years. Kari Bø and her team focus on the evidence, from basic studies (theories or rationales for treatment) and RCTs (appraisal of effectiveness) to the implications of these for clinical practice, while also covering pelvic floor dysfunction in specific groups, including men, children, elite athletes, the elderly, pregnant women and those with neurological diseases. Crucially, recommendations on how to start, continue and progress treatment are also given with detailed treatment strategies around pelvic floor muscle training, biofeedback and electrical stimulation. aligns scientific research with clinical practice detailed treatment strategies innovative practice guidelines supported by a sound evidence base colour illustrations of pelvic floor anatomy and related neuroanatomy/ neurophysiology MRIs and ultrasounds showing normal and dysfunctional pelvic floor
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Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy - E-Book

Author: Darryl Millis,David Levine

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455775800

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 6043

Bridging the gap between human physical therapy and veterinary medicine, Canine Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy, 2nd Edition provides vets, veterinary students, and human physical therapists with traditional and alternative physical therapy methods to effectively evaluate and treat dogs with various debilitating conditions. Coverage includes treatment protocols for many types of cutaneous, neurologic, and musculoskeletal injuries to facilitate a faster and more complete recovery. "Overall, this book is an extensive text for anyone interested in pursuing canine rehabilitation and physical therapy" Reviewed by: Helen Davies, University of Melbourne on behalf of Australian Veterinary Journal, March 2015 Invaluable protocols for conservative and postoperative treatment ensure the successful healing of dogs and their return to full mobility. Printable medical record forms on the companion website, including client information worksheets, referral forms, orthopedic evaluation forms, and more, can be customized for your veterinary practice. Six completely updated chapters on exercising dogs define the basic principles of aquatic and land-based exercise and how they may be applied to dogs, as well as how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" exercises to dogs. Numerous chapters on therapeutic modalities, including therapeutic lasers, illustrate how physical therapy professionals can adapt common "human" modalities to dogs. Physical examination chapters offer comprehensive information on orthopedics, neurology, and rehabilitation. NEW! Companion website with 40 narrated video clips of modalities and exercises used by physical therapists demonstrates effective ways to treat various neurologic and musculoskeletal problems in dogs. NEW! Fourteen new chapters describe the latest advances in the areas of joint mobilization, rehabilitation of the athletic patient, biomechanics of rehabilitation, therapeutic lasers, and physical therapy for wound care.
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Canine Massage

A Complete Reference Manual

Author: Jean-Pierre Hourdebaigt

Publisher: Dogwise Publishing

ISBN: 1929242085

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 186

View: 558

Use massage to help your dog relax, to condition the canine athlete, to assist in recovery from injuries or to ease chronic pain. Learn the techniques of a recognized expert in the field so that you can bring the well-known benefits of massage to your own dog or become a canine massage specialist. New edition includes detailed examinations of muscular stress points, diagnoses and treatments. Excellent source of information on dog anatomy as well.
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Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy

Author: Toby Long

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1975116836

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 6699

This updated reference provides a contemporary perspective on pediatric Physical Therapy in a convenient outline format ideal for daily consultation. Consistent with APTA’s "Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, 3.0," Handbook of Pediatric Physical Therapy, 3rd Edition helps both students and professionals quickly locate essential information necessary to effectively assess, diagnose, and plan interventions. This edition reflects the latest advances in the field as it presents each condition's etiology, assessment considerations, treatment, and all other information related to contemporary pediatric physical therapy practice.
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Foundations in Sports Therapy

Author: Adam Gledhill

Publisher: Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN: 9780435046859

Category: Sports physical therapy

Page: 240

View: 7425

* Full-colour resources with high quality photos and line drawings, designed to be visually stimulating for the type of learner taking the course. * Written specifically around the Foundation Degree framework to ensure that learners have both the theoretical and practical content they need. * Strong author team of industry specialists, who are experienced in how to deliver a Foundation Degree. * A Work-Based Learning chapter equips learners with the necessary skills and guidance on getting into the work place. * An extended case study with reflective questions adds a real-world focus enabling candidates to see and learn about real sporting issues in action. * A Study Skills chapter explores key skills that Foundation Degree students need particular support with. Companion Website Additional free resources for tutors and learners who have bought the textbook that includes: * lecture notes and a PowerPoint presentation with line drawings and tables * a list of useful weblinks for further reading material * answers to the 'Check your understanding' sections in the Candidate Handbook.
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Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine

Author: Kenneth A. Olson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323263070

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 9231

Master the techniques and problem-solving skills needed to manage spinal and TMJ disorders! Manual Physical Therapy of the Spine, 2nd Edition provides guidelines to manipulation, manual physical therapy examination, and treatment procedures of the spine and temporomandibular joint. Informed by evidence-based research, this text offers detailed instructions for reaching an accurate diagnosis and developing a plan of care. And to support the descriptions and photos in the book, over 200 videos on a companion website demonstrate spinal examination and manipulation procedures. Written by well-known spinal manipulation expert Kenneth Olson, this resource provides the complete information you need to make sound decisions during clinical interventions. Descriptions of manual therapy techniques include evidence-based coverage of the examination and treatment of spine and TMJ disorders, along with discussions of alternative treatment methods and potential adverse effects and contraindications to manipulation. Guidelines for completing a comprehensive spinal examination include medical screening, the patient interview, disability assessment, and tests and measures, along with an evaluation of the examination findings and the principles involved in arriving at a diagnosis and plan of care. Impairment-based manual physical therapy approach includes a review of the evidence to support its use to evaluate and treat spinal and TMJ conditions. Case studies demonstrate the clinical reasoning used in manual physical therapy. Guide to Physical Therapist Practice terminology is incorporated throughout the book, using accepted terms familiar in physical therapy settings. Expert author Ken Olson is a highly respected authority on the subject of spinal manipulation in physical therapy. Video icons in the book indicate the procedures demonstrated with online videos. A clear, consistent format for explaining techniques makes this reference easy to use in the clinical setting. Spiral binding allows the text to lay open for ease of use while on the job. NEW! Coverage of emerging topics includes soft tissue assessment, mobilization, dry needling, myofascial pain and trigger points, thoracic outlet syndrome, cervicogenic dizziness, and differentiation of headache types, plus expanded coverage of examination procedures and psychologically informed management strategies for chronic low back pain. 120 NEW video clips are added to the companion website — over 200 videos in total provide unique 3-dimensional views of exam and manipulation techniques, showing each procedure step by step from frontal, lateral, and cranial perspectives. NEW! Full-color design and photographs show essential concepts and procedures from multiple angles, illustrating hand and body placement and direction of force. UPDATED evidence-based research provides the latest thinking on manual therapy of the spine.
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Medicine Hands

Massage Therapy for People with Cancer

Author: Gayle MacDonald

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1844098540

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 336

View: 7831

The field of oncology massage is maturing into a discipline with a deeper and deeper body of knowledge. The 3rd edition of Medicine Hands reflects this maturation. Every chapter contains updated information and insights into massaging people affected by cancer. New chapters have been added to cover each stage of the cancer experience: treatment, recovery, survivorship, side effects from the disease, and end of life. These new chapters and organizational structure will make it easier for the reader to find the information needed to plan the massage session for a given client. In addition, a new chapter has been added that focuses on the Pressure/Site/Positioning framework. This is the clinical framework around which the massage session is planned.
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The Essential Massage Book

The Complete Guide to the Primary Hands-On Therapy

Author: Eilean Bentley

Publisher: Hamlyn

ISBN: 9781856752039

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 384

View: 8529

Massage is the safe, effective, drug-free way to treat countless ailments and injuries, from headaches and sprains to chronic back pain. This fully illustrated guide gathers the most effective techniques of all the different systems in one easy-to-use volume. Comprehensively covering five basic approaches--whole-body techniques, localized massage and pressure techniques, massage for healing, massage for relaxation and stress relief, and massage for pleasure--it offers detailed instructions on every system, from traditional Chinese methods to shiatsu, reiki, aromatherapy, and reflexology. Also covered are self-massage, holistic massage, hand treatment, head massage, and the chakras.
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The Manual of Trigger Point and Myofascial Therapy

Author: Dimitrios Kostopoulos,Konstantine Rizopoulos

Publisher: Slack Incorporated

ISBN: 9781556425424

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 908

This guide offers the reader a comprehensive theraputic approach for the evaluation and treatment of myofascial pain and musculoskeletal dysfunction. This manual serves as a quick reference for clinically relevant items that pertain to the identification and management of trigger points. The first section of the book covers the therapy and research regarding the Myofascial Trigger Point Syndrome. Treatment methods and techniques are also covered in a comprehensive step-by-step format. The second section includes the most important muscles that tend to have a higher incidence of the myofascial involvement. Each muscle is supplemented by two pages of text and illustrations in order to aid the student or clinician in an institutional or practicing setting. The muscle page contains a plethora of information for the reader including muscle origin, insertion, location of trigger points, referenced pain patterns, myofascial stretching exercises, positive stretch signs, and biomechanics of injury.
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Sports Therapy

An Introduction to Theory and Practice

Author: Mo Rosser

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 9780340673201

Category: Condition physique

Page: 362

View: 6572

This comprehensive book covers anatomy, physiology, and health and fitness. It includes coverage of preparation for exercise, assessment of fitness, individual corrective exercise, and massage. Sports Therapy is reader-friendly and informative, making it ideal for use by NVQ Level 3 students, Sport Studies A Level students and undergraduates taking sport science courses.
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Postural Assessment

Author: Jane Johnson

Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers

ISBN: 9781450400961

Category: Medical

Page: 161

View: 4968

This title is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to assessing posture, with tips that will enable you to perform your observations in a confident and competent manner. The book focuses on what posture reveals about the relationships among various body parts.
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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Animals

A Guide for the Consumer

Author: Susan E. Davis

Publisher: Joycare Onsite, LLC

ISBN: 9780989275002

Category: Medical

Page: 286

View: 9588

Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Animals: A Guide for the Consumer is the essential guide to help pet owners navigate the veterinary physical therapy and rehabilitation field throughout the animal's lifespan. It will assist you in: how to find a qualified therapist, what to expect on the initial visit, explaining the process of goal setting and treatment intervention plans. It offers descriptions of physical modalities, therapeutic exercises, and a wide variety of conditions affecting the pet in the areas of orthopedics, neurology, oncology, metabolic illness, and congenital deformities. This book also addresses interesting topics such as aging pets/geriatrics, arthritis, injury prevention, stem cell procedures, reiki, braces and splints, wheeled carts and artificial limbs. Included are numerous patient case studies and anecdotal stories covering over five animal species.
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Massage and Manual Therapy for Orthopedic Conditions

Author: Thomas Hendrickson

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781795746

Category: Medical

Page: 526

View: 3939

Rev. ed. of: Massage for orthopedic conditions / Thomas Hendrickson. 2003.
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