Therapeutic exercise : for physical therapist assistants.Material type: TextPublisher: China : Wolters Kluwer, 2013Edition: 13th ed.Description: xii, 538 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.ISBN: 9781608314201.Subject(s): Exercise therapy- methods
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Therapeutic Exercise for Physical Therapist Assistants is the first and only textbook that offers the training you need to fulfill your responsibilities as a physical therapist assistant. This book gives you the knowledge and skills to effectively implement patient treatment plans using therapeutic exercise techniques that you administer under the direction of a physical therapist.
Detailed descriptions are provided for the gamut of therapeutic exercises, including range of motion, stretching, open chain resistance training, plyometrics, and functional return. You learn the purpose, position, and procedure for each technique for a complete understanding of how to guide patients in performing these exercises.