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Featured Books and eBooks for Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
For one-semester Anatomy & Physiology courses. Focus on the essential what, how, & why of human anatomy & physiology With the 12th Edition of Essentials of Human Anatomy & Physiology, science educator Suzanne Keller joins bestselling author Elaine Marieb in helping learners focus on the essential What, How, & Why of A & P, without getting sidetracked in unnecessary details. Thoroughly updated with dozens of new figures, photos, and current information on medical recommendations and terminology, the 12th Edition continues to set the standard for brief, accessible one-semester A & P texts.
It provides a foundation to help you to better ponder what clinical questions to ask, know ways to efficiently find research that answers those questions, know how to decide whether the results of research are believable, important and applicable and use good evidence with patients to provide healthcare as responsibly, effectively and collaboratively as possible.
This updated fourth edition offers a straightforward, student-friendly approach to learning the clinical evaluation of Joint Range of Motion (ROM), Muscle Length, and Manual Muscle Testing (MMT). Each chapter is devoted to a separate anatomical region to help physical therapists and occupational therapists hone their understanding of pertinent surface and deep anatomy. The narrative outlines the steps taken in assessment techniques and interpreting the results.
Enables every introductory psychology student to master concepts through proven pedagogy and meaningful ‘tales from the front’ videos with practicing psychologists. Neuroplasticity content is integrated throughout every chapter.
Demonstrating the connections between neuroscience and clinical application, this practical guide explains the nervous system and shows how to apply your knowledge to the practice of physical and occupational therapy. Evidence-based research reflects the latest findings, and personal stories written by patients help you understand and treat common neurologic disorders.