- Offers students unique learning and study skills needed for physiotherapy
- Specifies useful ways to study and offers advice on portfolio development and communication as a clinician
- Anecdotes, "top tips" boxes and cartoons
- Handy hints on portfolio development, research and job applications
Editor ’s introduction
An introduction by Professor the Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, MD, FRCP
SECTION 1 SETTLING IN
Chapter 1 In the beginning
Nick Southorn and Jamie Mackler
What is physiotherapy?
A brief history of physiotherapy
Physiotherapists at work
Books to buy
Freshers ’ week
Being a member of the representative body of physiotherapy
Chapter 2 Things I wish they’d told me before I started
What am I letting myself in for?
Not sure I deserve to be here
What is different about studying at degree level?
The language of the university
How to conduct yourself
What your lecturers expect from you
How do I get through the first year?
What you should expect from your lecturers
How to get through your exams
SECTION 2 STUDYING PHYSIOTHERAPY
Chapter 3 Anatomy and physiology
Introduction – anatomy
Mnemonics and chants
Introduction – physiology
In the clinic
Chapter 4 Musculoskeletal physiotherapy
So what is musculoskeletal therapy?
Initial subjective assessment
Initial objective assessment
Muscle energy techniques
In the clinic
Chapter 5 Electrotherapy
What is it?
Why is it important?
Useful ways to study
Resources and information
Chapter 6 Cardiopulmonary physiotherapy
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Consultant Physiotherapist in Pain Management, South Staffordshire NHS Trust & Notts County Football Club; Visiting Lecturer, University of Nottingham, UK