Isokinetics

2nd Edition

Muscle Testing, Interpretation and Clinical Applications

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  • Print ISBN 9780443071997

Key Features

  • Practically written content clearly describes the basic physiological and biomechanical aspects of isokinetics.
  • Detailed discussion addresses measurement of muscle strength of all the major joints.
  • Coverage of medicolegal implications of isokinetic findings aid the reader in coming to a clearer understanding.
  • Material is strongly evidence-based and fully referenced, making the information more credible and applicable.

Table of Contents

Preface to Second Edition
Preface to First Edition

1. Physiological and biomechanical aspects of isokinetics
2. Hardware, test parameters and issues in testing
3. Reproducibility of isokinetic measurements
4. Application of isokinetics to muscle conditioning and rehabilitation
5. Medicolegal applications
6. Isokinetics of the hip muscles
7. Isokinetics of the knee muscles
8. Isokinetics of the ankle muscles
9. Isokinetics of the trunk muscles
10. Isokinetics of the shoulder muscles
11. Isokinetics of elbow, forearm, wrist and hand muscles

Index

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2004
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443071997

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