Key Features

    • Over 200 illustrations, tables, and special features clarify developmental concepts, address clinical implications, and summarize key points relating to clinical practice.
    • A focus on evidence-based information covers development changes across the life span and how they impact function.
    • A logical, easy-to-read format includes 15 chapters organized into three units covering basics, body systems, and age-related functional outcomes respectively.

    Table of Contents

    Unit 1: Definition of functional movement
    1.  Functional independence: a lifelong goal
    2.  Theories affecting development
    3.  Motor development and motor control
    4.  Motor learning and motor control
    5.  Evaluation of function
    Unit 2: Body systems contributing to functional movement
    6.  Skeletal system changes
    7.  Muscle system changes
    8.  Cardiovascular and pulmonary system changes
    9.  Nervous system changes
    10.  Sensory system changes
    Unit 3: Functional movement outcomes
    11.  Vital functions
    12.  Posture and balance
    13.  Locomotion
    14.  Prehension
    15.  Health and fitness

    Details

    No. of pages:
    374
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455757589
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781437715484
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455777044
    Print ISBN:
    9781416049784

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