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Motor Control Translating Research into Clinical Practice

ISBN-10: 1608310183
ISBN-13: 9781608310180
Edition: 4th 2010 (Revised)
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Description: Motor Control is the only text to bridge the gap between current motor control research and its applications to clinical practice. The text prepares therapists to examine and treat patients with problems related to balance, mobility, and upper  More...

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Book details

List price: $38.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/21/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.334
Language: English

Motor Control is the only text to bridge the gap between current motor control research and its applications to clinical practice. The text prepares therapists to examine and treat patients with problems related to balance, mobility, and upper extremity function, based on the best available evidence supporting clinical practice. This edition provides the latest research findings and their clinical applications in postural control, mobility, and upper extremity function. Drawings, charts, tables, and photographs are also included to clarify postural control and functional mobility, and laboratory activities, and case studies are provided to reinforce key concepts. Videos on the back of book DVD examine motor control deficits, including deficits in postural control, mobility, and upper extremity function in different types of neurologic pathology (stroke, cerebellar pathology, cerebral palsy, and Parkinson's disease) as well as in balance impaired elders. These videos can be viewed in their entirety or in the following segments: impairments, postural control, mobility, and upper extremity control. This video enhances the clinical coverage found in the textbook.

Theoretical Framework
Motor Control: Issues and Theories
Motor Learning and Recovery of function
Physiology of Motor Control
Physiological Basis of Motor Learning and Recovery of function
Constraints on Motor Control: An Overview of Neurologic Impairments
A Conceptual Framework for Clinical Practice
Postural Control
Normal Postural Control
Development of Postural Control
Aging and Postural Control
Abnormal Postural Control
Clinical Management of the Patient with Postural Control Disorder
Mobility Functions
Control of Normal Mobility
A Life Span Perspective of Mobility
Abnormal Mobility
Clinical Management of the Patient with a Mobility Disorder
Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation
Normal Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation
Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation: Changes Across the Life Span
Abnormal Reach, Grasp, and Manipulation
Clinical Management of the Patient with Reach, Grasp, or Manipulation Disorders
References
Index

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