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Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing

Learn the best ways to accurately measure range of motion and muscle length with this thoroughly updated new edition. Logically organized and easy to follow, this practical text provides accurate and up-to-date information on norms for range of motion in all age groups, as well as the reliability and validity of each technique. The techniques detail measurement of both joint range of motion and muscle length testing of the spine and extremities using the goniometer, the inclinometer, and the tape measure. An effective combination of instructions, illustrations, and layout for each technique allows you to easily understand and follow the information provided. In addition, a new DVD demonstrates each measurement technique contained in the book!

Paperback, 528 Pages

Published: April 2009

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4160-5884-7

Contents

  • 1: Measurement of Range of Motion and Muscle Length: Background, History, and Basic Principles

    2: Measurement of Range of Motion and Muscle Length: Clinical Relevance

    3: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Shoulder

    4: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Elbow and Forearm

    5 Measurement of Range of Motion of the Wrist and Hand

    6: Muscle Length Testing of the Upper Extremity

    7: Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing of the Upper Extremity

    8: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

    9: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint

    10: Reliability and Validity of Measurement of Range of Motion for the Spine and Temporomandibular Joint

    11: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Hip

    12: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Knee

    13, Measurement of Range of Motion of the Ankle and Foot

    14: Muscle Length testing of the Lower Extremity

    15: Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing of the Lower Extremity

    16: Measurement of Joint Motion in Infants and Children NEW!


    Appendix A: Sample Data Recording Forms

    Appendix B: Normative Range of Motion for the Extremities and Spine in Adults

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