Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Book
Score: 3
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Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage


  • Author : Sandy Fritz
  • Publisher : Elsevier España
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Massage therapy.
  • Pages : 786
  • ISBN 10 : 8481747866

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Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Excerpt :

In this update of the 2000 edition, Fritz, the owner and head instructor of a school of therapeutic massage and bodywork in Michigan, treats touch as a form of communication and expands coverage of ethical and legal issues, contra/indications for massage, and condition assessment and management. The treatment of medical terminology, core principles, and techniques is enhanced by color illustrations, case studies, review questions, resources and other appended information. The first edition was published in 1995. Annotation : 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com).

Muscle Testing Book

Muscle Testing


  • Author : Lucille Daniels
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1956
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 176
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:253287923

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Daniels and Worthingham s Muscle Testing Book

Daniels and Worthingham s Muscle Testing


  • Author : Helen J. Hislop
  • Publisher : Saunders
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 473
  • ISBN 10 : 141602350X

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Daniels and Worthingham s Muscle Testing Excerpt :

Handbook of manual evaluation of muscular strength.

Tennis Medicine Book

Tennis Medicine


  • Author : Giovanni Di Giacomo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-01-08
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 686
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319714981

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Tennis Medicine Excerpt :

This book will serve as a key resource for all clinicians working in orthopedics, sports medicine, and rehabilitation for the sport of tennis. It provides clinically useful information on evaluation and treatment of the tennis player, covering the entire body and both general medical and orthopedic musculoskeletal topics. Individual sections focus on tennis-related injuries to the shoulder, the elbow, wrist, and hand, the lower extremities, and the core/spine, explaining treatment and rehabilitation approaches in detail. Furthermore, sufficient sport science information is presented to provide the clinical reader with extensive knowledge of tennis biomechanics and the physiological aspects of training and rehabilitation. Medical issues in tennis players, such as nutrition and hydration, are also discussed, and a closing section focuses on other key topics, including movement dysfunction, periodization, core training, and strength and conditioning specifics. The expansive list of worldwide contributors and experts coupled with the comprehensive and far-reaching chapter provision make this the highest-level tennis medicine book ever published.

Dermatology in Public Health Environments Book

Dermatology in Public Health Environments


  • Author : Renan Rangel Bonamigo
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-01-26
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 1594
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319339191

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Dermatology in Public Health Environments Excerpt :

This book provides a reference guide in the field of dermatology, presenting and discussing its interface with public health. Dermatological diseases are extremely common in populations around the globe, and the systematization of knowledge about these dermatoses and their relationships with different epidemiological factors may help us to understand the challenges that governments and private institutions face and must try to overcome in order to improve global health. Undergraduate and graduate students, dermatologists and general practitioners who study and / or work in the area will find scientific support in this book, which is intended as a reference work for dermatological practice and public health. The book has ten sections addressing carefully selected topics, including: 1. concepts in dermatoepidemiology and the international strategies in programs of Public Health; 2-6. the most significant skin diseases (including dermatology in tropical medicine) ; 7. diseases that are not primarily dermatological, but have a high impact on public health and may have skin and mucosal manifestations; 8. a number of emerging issues in dermatology in public health; 9. clinical approaches (diagnosis and management) to common dermatological symptoms and 10. multidisciplinary approaches in dermatology. The editors have brought together authors with extensive experience in their respective fields in order to provide a reference book for those involved in or with an interest in the relationship between dermatology and public health.

Zyzz s Shreddology Book

Zyzz s Shreddology


  • Author : Mt. Olympus Aesthetic Department
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2014-04-16
  • Genre: Reference
  • Pages : 58
  • ISBN 10 : 1497568994

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Your About to Find out Exactly How to Build the Ultimate Aesthetic God-like Physique! There's no doubt about it, Aziz Shavershian aka. 'Zyzz' had the most aesthetically pleasing physique of all time, this was made up by a combination of the correct amount of lean muscle mass, low body fat along with perfect proportions and symmetry these factors combined produced a god-like body. This book contains Zyzz's tried and tested advice on how you can achieve the same look! Here's What You'll Learn: The most shocking myths debunked about building lean muscle An explanation of different body types and how each type should train accordingly Dieting and advanced dieting explained A complete rundown on proteins, carbs, fats & macronutrients The key to successful bulking The key to a successful cutting phase - get shredded successfully! How to build your diet correctly The best exercise and training regime to annihilate your muscle, causing new growth An explanation of the essential supplements, and those that are a waste of time How to smash through plateaus with advanced lifting techniques A look into the aesthetic lifestyle

Kodokan Judo Book
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Kodokan Judo


  • Author : Jigoro Kano
  • Publisher : Kodansha USA Incorporated
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Sports & Recreation
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN 10 : 4770017995

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Kodokan Judo Excerpt :

Written by the founder of Kodokan judo, Jigoro Kano, this text explains the original concepts and techniques of judo in detail. Judo, or the Way of Gentleness, an ideal form of physical exercise and a reliable system of self-defense, was specially created from traditional Japanese martial arts. This book by the creator of Kodokan judo is uniquely comprehensive and the most authoritative guide to this martial art ever published.

Physical Therapy Case Files  Orthopaedics Book

Physical Therapy Case Files Orthopaedics


  • Author : Jason Brumitt
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2013-02-12
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 514
  • ISBN 10 : 9780071763776

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Physical Therapy Case Files Orthopaedics Excerpt :

Dozens of realistic orthopedic cases help physical therapy students make the transition from classroom to clinic Physical Therapy Case Files: Orthopedics delivers approximately 35 orthopedics cases that help students sharpen their critical thinking skills and prepare them for real-world practice. Clinicians will find the book to be a valuable refresher. Each case includes clinical tips, evidence-based practice recommendations, analysis, and references. Features National Physical Therapy Examination-style review questions accompany each case to prepare students for the boards Provides students with practical experience before working with patients Spares instructors from having to create their own cases Analysis of case will include remediation content, so students don't have to go a textbook for answers

Occupational Therapies Without Borders Book

Occupational Therapies Without Borders


  • Author : Dikaios Sakellariou
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-11-11
  • Genre: Occupational health services
  • Pages : 637
  • ISBN 10 : 070205920X

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Occupational Therapies Without Borders Excerpt :

Revision of: Occupational therapy without borders / Frank Kronenberg, Salvador Simao Algado, Nick Pollard. 2005.

Whiplash  Headache  and Neck Pain Book
Score: 5
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Whiplash Headache and Neck Pain


  • Author : Gwendolen Jull
  • Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Release Date : 2008-03-25
  • Genre: Medical
  • Pages : 257
  • ISBN 10 : 9780443100475

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A textbook and practical clinical handbook for all students and practitioners concerned with the evaluation, diagnosis, assessment and management of neck pain and cervical headache particularly in relation to whiplash. It is likely to become essential study for final year physiotherapy and chiropractic students, for all manipulative physiotherapy MSc students and a widely used clinical ref text for all involved in the assessment and management of whiplash and related neck and head pain. ? This book presents the applied sciences, clinical assessment methods and rehabilitation protocols for the management of persons with neck pain. ? The material presented in this book represents the translation of research into clinical practice and provides a systematic approach to assessment and an evidence base for conservative clinical management strategies for neck pain. ? Unique topics in this book include: . Provides an understanding of the pathophysiological processes in the sensory, motor and sensorimotor systems and how they present in patients with neck pain disorders. . Presents multimodal approaches to management of neck pain guided by the evidence of presenting dysfunctions . Presents a comprehensive description of a therapeutic exercise approach based on motor control which has proven efficacy.

Daniels and Worthingham s Muscle Testing Techniques of Manual Examination and Performance Testing  9e Book

Daniels and Worthingham s Muscle Testing Techniques of Manual Examination and Performance Testing 9e


  • Author : Helen Hislop
  • Publisher : Elsevier India
  • Release Date : 2013-09-01
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 10
  • ISBN 10 : 9788131235133

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Daniels and Worthingham s Muscle Testing Techniques of Manual Examination and Performance Testing 9e Excerpt :

A practical handbook on evaluating muscular strength and function, Daniels and Worthingham's Muscle Testing: Techniques of Manual Examination and Performance Testing, 9th Edition makes it easy to understand and master procedures in manual muscle testing and performance testing. Clear, illustrated instructions provide a guide to patient positioning, direction of motion, and direction of resistance. In addition to muscle testing of normal individuals and others with weakness or paralysis, this edition includes new coverage of alternative strength tests and performance tests for older adults and others with functional decline (such as the inactive and obese). Written by educators Helen J. Hislop, Dale Avers, and Marybeth Brown, this classic physical therapy reference now features an Evolve companion website with video clips demonstrating key muscle testing techniques. Drawings and arrows along with clear written directions make it easy to understand and perform muscle testing procedures, allowing you to assess deficits in strength, balance, and range of motion. More than 600 illustrations clearly show testing sequences, muscle anatomy, and muscle innervation. Video clips of over 100 muscle tests on the Evolve companion website demonstrate the art and technique of muscle testing in a clinical setting. Details of muscle anatomy and innervation help in linking muscle topography with function. Helpful Hints and Substitutions boxes provide additional tips and highlight muscle substitutions that may occur during a test to ensure greater accuracy in testing. A constant reference number clearly identifies each muscle in the body, indexed in the Alphabetical List of Muscles by Region as well as in the Ready Reference Anatomy Manual on Evolve, to speed cross-referencing and help you quickly identify any muscle.

Essential Clinically Applied Anatomy of the Peripheral Nervous System in the Limbs Book

Essential Clinically Applied Anatomy of the Peripheral Nervous System in the Limbs


  • Author : Paul Rea
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-23
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128030639

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Essential Clinically Applied Anatomy of the Peripheral Nervous System in the Limbs Excerpt :

Essential Clinically Applied Anatomy of the Peripheral Nervous System in the Limbs is designed to combine the salient points of the anatomy of the PNS with typical pathologies affecting the nerves of the upper and lower limbs. The book is a quick reference guide for those studying and treating neuromuscular disease such as neurologists, neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and clinical neurophysiologists. Readers will find easy-to-access facts about the anatomy of the nerves in the limbs, coupled with clinically applied scenarios relevant to that area being discussed, as well as clinical findings on examination. The book's purpose is to provide the reader with a succinct presentation of the relevant anatomy of the PNS in the limbs and how it is directly applicable to day-to-day clinical scenarios. It presents the reader with an easily accessible format to clinically applied PNS anatomy that is perfect for quick reference. Chapters review the nerves of the upper and lower limbs, and the origins, course, distribution and relevant pathologies affecting each. These pathologies present typical injuries to the nerves of the PNS, as well as clinical findings on examination and treatments. Provides a resource on the anatomy of the PNS nerves in the limbs, including key facts and summary tables that are essential to clinical practice Reports on typical injuries to the nerves of the PNS, as well as clinical findings on examination and treatments Presents a succinct, yet comprehensive, format with quick and easy access facts for quick reference Includes comprehensive chapters on nerves of the upper and lower limbs, discussing origin, course, distribution, and relevant pathologies

The Dissection of Vertebrates Book
Score: 5
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The Dissection of Vertebrates


  • Author : Gerardo De Iuliis
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2006-08-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080477350

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The Dissection of Vertebrates Excerpt :

The Dissection of Vertebrates covers several vertebrates commonly used in providing a transitional sequence in morphology. With illustrations on seven vertebrates – lamprey, shark, perch, mudpuppy, frog, cat, pigeon – this is the first book of its kind to include high-quality, digitally rendered illustrations. This book received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators. It is organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation. This illustrated, full-color primary dissection manual is ideal for use by students or practitioners working with vertebrate anatomy. This book is also recommended for researchers in vertebrate and functional morphology and comparative anatomy. The result of this exceptional work offers the most comprehensive treatment than has ever before been available. * Received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators * Expertly rendered award-winning illustrations accompany the detailed, clear dissection direction * Organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation * Offers coverage of a wide range of vertebrates * Full-color, strong pedagogical aids in a convenient lay-flat presentation