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Sports Medicine
Richard Irvin
0130374660
Jan 1998
Hardcover
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Book Description
Acclaimed for its accuracy and comprehensive style, Sports Medicine has been a favorite in the field for years. The second edition of this book continues this tradition while reflecting the latest trends in the field. Designed to provide an understanding of the injury process, this contemporary volume includes coverage on the subjects of prevention, assessment, First Aid, nutrition, treatment and rehabilitation of sports-related injuries. It provides clinicians with an invaluable reference on the anatomy, pathology, short term care, and long-term care of injuries. This book meets the requirements of the National Athletic Trainer Association. Physical education instructors, trainers, and any other professionals involved in sports medicine.

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Spinal Cord Injury: Functional Rehabilitation
Martha Freeman Somers
0838586163
November 2000
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
...this unique reference is an in-depth examination of the central role of the physical therapist in rehabilitation following spinal cord injury...in-depth presentation of functional skills and functional training.

Book Info
Duquesne Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Textbook reflects all the changes in the field since the previous edition, c1992, was published. Draws on clinical and basic research developments and presents interventions consistent with published clinical practice guidelines. Includes strategies for delivering quality rehabilitative services.

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Coping with Sports Injuries
Jane Crossman
0192632159
Jan 2001
Paperback
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Book Description
Lakehead Univ., Canada. Discusses and explains the way the athlete is psychologically affected by injury. Provides proven methods for helping the athlete through this period and ensuring they can return to their field of activity fully treated. Softcover.

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Lakehead Univ., Canada. Discusses and explains the way the athlete is psychologically affected by injury. Provides proven methods for helping the athlete through this period and ensuring they can return to their field of activity fully treated. Softcover.


Modalities for Therapeutic Intervention (Contemporary Perspective in Rehabilitation Series)
Susan L. Michlovitz
0803611382
March 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This book takes a problem-solving approach with hands-on information that describes the contemporary application of modalities with an emphasis on the concepts of evidence-based practice.


Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries
Walter R. Frontera
0632058137
Jan 2003
Hardcover
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Book Description
...the main objective of this volume is to provide an authoritative, but easily digested overview of the scien- tific principles and practical aspects of sports rehabilit- ation

Book Info
An IOC Medical Commission publication in collaboration with the International Federation of Sports Medicine. Topics include epidemiology and pathology, practical issues, clinical and rehabilitation interventions.


Low Back Disorders: Evidence-Based Prevention and Rehabilitation
Stuart McGill
0736042415
January 2002
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
...provides the foundation for building the best prevention and rehabilitation programs...research results quantify forces that specific movements and exercises impose on the low back

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Univ. of Waterloo, Canada. Provides scientific evidence to optimize injury prevention and rehabilitation efforts. Designed to assist workers in preventing or rehabilitating low back troubles. Chapters contain information on how the spine works, injury mechanisms involving individual tissues, and full lumbar mechanisms. DNLM: Back Injuries--prevention & control.

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Comprehensive Sports Injury Management
Jim Taylor
0890798915
July 2003
Paperback
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Clinical Orthopaedic Rehabilitation
Steven B. Brotzman
0323011861
January 2003
Textbook Hardcover
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Review
This textbook is easy to read, with well-placed text boxes and many illustrations. Photographs and line drawings are used in good combination to complement the text and illustrate the techniques described. This book is useful for orthopaedic pathology and physical therapy students and also to sports orthopaedists.
The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

Book Description
The 2nd Edition of this respected reference continues to provide state-of-the-art, practical guidance on the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with orthopaedic problems. Organized by anatomic region, this resource covers everything from initial examination and differential diagnosis...through treatment and postoperative rehabilitation. Its user-friendly organization offers fast access to...


Spinal Cord Injuries
Roberta B. Trieschmann
0939957086
Jan 1988
Hardcover
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Book Description
Consulting Psychologist, Scottsdale, Arizona.


Wound Care: A Collaborative Practice Manual for Physical Therapists and Nurses
Carrie Sussman
0834219735
March 2004
Textbook Hardcover
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Amazon.com
Caring for patients with chronic wounds is challenging because the causes of the injuries can be complex. This new edition has up-to-date coverage of stage 1 pressure ulcers, pressure ulcer monitoring, and the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH). While the illustrations may not make this book suitable lunchtime reading, it's an excellent choice for anyone preparing for the certification exam given by the American Academy of Wound Management. --Carolyn Lewis

Book Description
...procedures and guidelines resource for the health care providers who work daily to manage troublesome wounds...with color and halftone plates and illustrations.

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Functional Rehabilitation of Sports and Musculoskeletal Injuries
W. Ben Kibler
0944480403
Oct 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington. Text presenting a framework for evaluation, exercise prescription, and rehabilitation that will allow the rehabilitation practitioner to have a consistency of approach and treatment for the athlete and focuses on restoration of function as the major guide. DNLM: Athletic Injuries--rehabilitation. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington. Text presenting a framework for evaluation, exercise prescription, and rehabilitation that will allow the rehabilitation practitioner to have a consistency of approach and treatment for the athlete and focuses on restoration of function as the major guide. DNLM: Athletic Injuries--rehabilitation. --This text refers to an out of print or...


Drama of the Gifted Child: The Search for the True Self
Alice Miller
0465016901
January 1997
Paperback
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From Publishers Weekly
The revised edition of Miller's study of the psychology of successful people features a new introduction by the author; also available in hardcover, $20 *-01694-4 Copyright 1994 Reed Business Information, Inc.

Book Description
As charming performers who skillfully reflect their parents expectations, far too many children grow into adults driven to greater and greater achievements by an underlying sense of worthlessness. Never allowed to express their true feelings, and having lost touch with their true selves, they act out their repressed feelings with episodes of depression and compulsive behavior. They in turn inflict the same legacy of repression on their own children. This poignant and thought-provoking book shows how narcissistic parents form and deform the lives...


Running Injuries
Mark Harrast
1416028684
Aug 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
This issue covers topics such as the biomechanincs of the running gait, clinical evaluations of the injured runner, early interventions of injuries in runners, the roles of strengthening and stretching, evaluations of footwear and orthoses, exercise physiology, issues unique to the female runner, lower limb injuries, and tibial injuries

About the Author
Mark Harrast, MD; and Venu Akuthota, MD


Therapeutic Exercise for Musculoskeletal Injuries (Athletic Training Education Series)
Peggy A. Houglum
0736051368
January 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
Desquesne Univ., Pittsburgh, PA. Comprehensive textbook features the latest information on the regulations affecting the use of therapeutic exercise, expanded coverage of isokinetics and PNF techniques, Previous edition, c2001, was titled Therapeutic Exercise for Athletic Injuries. DNLM: Athletic Injuries--therapy.

About the Author
Peggy A. Houglum, PhD, ATC, PT, is an assistant professor at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh. She has more than 30 years of experience in rehabilitation providing patient and athlete care. Her extensive background as a certified athletic trainer and physical therapist has provided her with a unique perspective regarding rehabilitation programs that make therapeutic exercise techniques meaningful and appropriate for athletic injury...


Sports Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation
Eric Shamus
0071354751
Jan 2001
Hardcover
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Review
Progress : "It is organized by individual sport and the injuries common to them. Each chapter includes the biomechanics of the sport, injury prevention strategies and sport-specific rehabilitation concepts."
Physical Therapy : "This book begins with a valuable introduction to biomechanics." "The book is well written and the strength of the book lies in the broad spectrum of sports it covers." "I would recommend this book for clinicians who work primarily with an athletic population and would like to gain more insight on the biomechanics related to sport-specific injuries."
National Strength & Conditioning Association : "This book is an excellent resource for those working with athletes in several different sports, helping to build an understanding of the injuries that are common with each...


Hand and Upper Extremity Rehabilitation: A Practical Guide
Susan L. Burke
0443066639
August 2005
Textbook Paperback
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Book Description
This practical resource blends the technical and clinical skills and knowledge of hand surgery and hand therapy for the treatment of common medical conditions affecting the upper extremity. Written in an outline format, it covers non-surgical and surgical procedures for these conditions, along with their purpose and rationale. The new edition addresses not only the hand, but also features expanded coverage of the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Both conservative and postoperative rehabilitation are reviewed, and potential postoperative complications are addressed.

Book Info
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Guide to specific therapeutic approaches for various diagnoses of the hand and upper extremity, for new graduates, hand fellows or therapists, and surgeons. Outline...


Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury
Walter M. High, Jr.
0195173554
Mar 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Rehabilitation For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a state-of-the-science review of the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions. Leading experts conduct evidence-based reviews of specific areas of brain injury rehabilitation summarizing what is known in each area, critiquing the
methodoligical problems of studies in the area, and then outlining new directions for research. The book begins with a review of the history of rehabilitation for TBI from World War I until the present. The second section of the book examines the rehabilitation of specific cognitive impairments
in awareness, memory, executive functioning, communication, and emotion and behavior. The third section investigates special topics in rehabilitation of persons with TBI including substance abuse, interventions for caregivers, and...


Techniques in Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
William E. Prentice
0071354980
February 2001
Textbook Hardcover
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Book Description
* Provides the physical therapy student or practitioner with a comprehensive to the design implementation, and supervision of rehabilitation programs for orthopedic injuries and disorders * Three sections cover achieving the goals of rehabilitation, using the proper tools, and detailing specific techniques * Lavishly illustrated and chock full of tables, summaries and suggestions for further study

Book Info
Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Provides the physical therapist with a comprehensive guide to the design, implementation, and supervision of rehabilitation programs for musculoskeletal injuries. For students and practitioners. Includes abundant halftone illustrations. DNLM: Physical Therapy--methods.

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Splinting the Hand and Upper Extremity: Procedures and Process
Marylynn A. Jacobs
0683306308
August 2002
Textbook Other Format
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Book Description
Comprehensive resource provides information for the fabrication of various splints and related interventions for the upper extremity. Features clinical photographs, multiple views of each splint, nomenclature, suggested positioning, instructions for different types of splints, alternative methods, and more than 120 tips. Wire-spiral binding. DNLM: Hand.

Book Info
Comprehensive resource provides information for the fabrication of various splints and related interventions for the upper extremity. Features clinical photographs, multiple views of each splint, nomenclature, suggested positioning, instructions for different types of splints, alternative methods, and more than 120 tips. Wire-spiral binding. DNLM: Hand.


Practical Guide to Head Injury Rehabilitation
Michael D. Wesolowski
0306444275
Jan 1994
Hardcover
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Book Description
The current volume applies behavioral techniques to the inpatient, postacute rehabilitation of patients who have suffered traumatic brain injury. The authors detail new procedures to alleviate cognitive and behavioral problems, and discuss ways to integrate the client, his or her family, and professionals in the rehabilitation process. Clinicians wll find the work a unique, well-rounded guidebook.

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