Therapeutic Measurement and Testing:The Basics of ROM, MMT, Posture and Gait Analysis 1st Edition
Lisa J. Weaver | Mandy Ferg
ISBN-13: 9781418080808 | ISBN-10: 1418080802
© 2010 | Published |  384  Pages

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This exiting new worktext is designed specifically to accompany kinesiology and assessment courses in the PTA and OTA curricula. Organized by joint, muscle, or body part, this worktext incorporates all the basic assessment techniques for range of motion (ROM), manual muscle testing (MMT), posture, and gait into one easy-to-use resource. Use this worktext in your coursework and as a reference in the lab in order to maximize your learning experience!



  • 1.Introduction to basic testing
    Positional terminology
    Planes of motion
    Goniometry: terms and concepts
    ROM principles
    End feels
    Capsular patterns
    Muscle testing grades
    2.The Hip
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    3. The Knee
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    4.The Ankle and Foot
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    5.The Shoulder Girdle
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Joint motions
    6.The Shoulder
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    7.The Elbow and Forearm
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    8.The Wrist
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    9.The Hand
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    10.The Trunk (spine and abdominals)
    Musculoskeletal overview
    Joint
    Bones
    Ligaments
    Supporting structures
    11.Posture
    Anterior view
    Posterior view
    Lateral view
    Correct standing posture
    Abnormal standing posture
    Kyphosis/Lordosis
    Sway back
    Military
    Scoliosis
    12.Gait
    Gait cycle
    Definitions
    Stance phase
    Swing phase
    Other factors
    Abnormal gait
    Appendices
    1. Glossary
    2. Joint motions

    • Quick reference appendices include ROM charts and a guide to kinesiology.
    • A color insert includes over 50 full color, detailed anatomy and physiology illustrations.
    • Helpful, practical tips for working with patients are denoted throughout each chapter.
    • A bonus full-color CD-ROM contains the 150 plus photographs featured throughout the worktext plus additional photographs and artwork to help you visualize the proper positioning for assessment and measurement techniques.
    • Learner Challenge activities allow you to master terminology and muscle groups while performing actual assessment procedures in the laboratory setting.
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    • Instructors Resource CD-ROM for Weaver/Ferg's Therapeutic Measurement and Testing: The Basics of ROM, MMT, Posture and Gait Analysis
      ISBN-10: 1418080810 | ISBN-13:9781418080815
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    • Lisa Jennings Weaver is a Physical Therapy Instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, WI. She has over 25 years experience as a physical therapist and over 10 as an instructor. She has designed this book to work for PTA and COTA programs.

      Amanda Ferg, brings on the exercise physiology expertise which rounds out the content.