Isokinetics

2nd Edition

Muscle Testing, Interpretation and Clinical Applications

Author:

  • Zeevi Dvir
    • 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

    About the author

    Zeevi Dvir

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Chairman, Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel