Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

Edition

4th

File Size

191.5 MB

Format

EPUB

ISBN-10

0323824153

ISBN-13

978-0323824156

Language

‎English

Publisher

Elsevier

$27.00

5/5
Description

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

1.1.Description

 

“Master the fundamental aspects of anatomy and body kinetics essential for success as a physical therapist assistant with “Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)”.

Authored by seasoned physical therapy practitioners Paul Jackson Mansfield and Donald A. Neumann, this comprehensive resource equips PTAs with a robust understanding of the musculoskeletal system’s structure and function.

It elucidates normal movement patterns, paving the way for insightful discussions on aberrant movement and corresponding treatment methodologies. Richly illustrated with over 600 full-color images, this guide visually portrays bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles, simplifying kinesiology concepts. Atlas-style muscle presentations detail specific muscles, their attachments, innervations, and actions, enhancing comprehension.

“Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)”features study questions for self-assessment, goniometry boxes demonstrating joint angle measurements, and clinical insights linking kinesiology to physical therapy applications. Summary tables and learning objectives streamline content comprehension.

This updated edition includes discussions on Joint Restriction Patterns, revised content, and an accompanying eBook offering multimedia resources like videos, animations, and interactive exercises, enabling a comprehensive learning experience.”

 

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

 

1.2.Key Features

The key features of “Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)” include:

 

  1. Comprehensive Coverage: “Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)” Provides a solid foundation in musculoskeletal system structure and function, elucidating normal and abnormal movement patterns essential for physical therapist assistants (PTAs).

 

  1. Rich Visual Illustrations: Over 600 full-color photos and drawings aid in understanding key concepts, depicting bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles, and enhancing the comprehension of kinesiology principles.

 

  1. Expert Authorship: “Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)” Authored by experienced physical therapy practitioners, Paul Jackson Mansfield and Donald A. Neumann, offering a combined 50 years of practice and over 40 years of teaching expertise in the field.

 

  1. Specialized Content Presentation: Unique atlas-style muscle presentations coupled with illustrations of muscle groups, attachments, innervations, and actions, facilitating a deeper understanding of specific muscles.

 

  1. Interactive Learning Tools: Study questions, goniometry boxes, clinical insights, and summary tables provide self-assessment tools, joint angle measurements, clinical applications, and concise content summarization.

 

  1. Updated Content: “Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)”Revised material and updated references ensure the inclusion of current information necessary for effective clinical practice, including discussions on Common Patterns of Joint Restriction in each chapter.

 

  1. Enhanced eBook Version: The accompanying eBook includes multimedia resources like video clips, animations, flashcards, labeling exercises, and search functionalities, offering a comprehensive and interactive learning experience for PTAs.

 

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

 

1.3. About Writer

Paul Jackson Mansfield, MPT, and Donald A. Neumann, PT, Ph.D., FAPTA, are esteemed figures in the field of physical therapy. Paul Jackson Mansfield, with a Master’s in Physical Therapy, has made significant contributions as a seasoned practitioner, educator, and author. His expertise spans clinical practice and teaching, specializing in musculoskeletal health and physical therapy education. Mansfield’s dedication is evident through his contributions to the development of educational resources that aid aspiring physical therapists and assistants.

 

Dr. Donald A. Neumann, a Physical Therapist with a Ph.D., is a distinguished academician, researcher, and leader in physical therapy. His extensive contributions include groundbreaking research in neuromuscular science, shoulder rehabilitation, and electromyography. Dr. Neumann’s exemplary career includes significant teaching experience and prolific scholarly work, reflected in his authored textbooks and publications that have shaped the landscape of physical therapy education. Both Mansfield and Neumann stand as pillars in the field, revered for their expertise, contributions to education, and advancements in physical therapy practice.

 

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)

 

Summary

“Essentials of Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 4th Edition (EPUB)”co-authored by Paul Jackson Mansfield MPT and Donald A. Neumann PT Ph.D. FAPTA is a comprehensive guide tailored for physical therapist assistants (PTAs) navigating the intricacies of anatomy and body kinetics. This indispensable resource provides a robust foundation in musculoskeletal structure and function, elucidating normal and abnormal movement patterns crucial for effective patient care.

With over 600 full-color illustrations, including detailed depictions of bones, joints, ligaments, and muscles, the book facilitates a thorough understanding of kinesiology concepts. Unique atlas-style muscle presentations, clinical insights, and study aids like goniometry boxes and self-assessment questions enrich the learning experience. Updated content, discussions on joint restriction patterns, and an enhanced eBook version with multimedia resources ensure a comprehensive and interactive learning platform for PTAs aiming for excellence in their practice.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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