Wellness and Physical Therapy

Wellness and Physical Therapy

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Wellness is increasingly becoming an important part of physical therapy curriculums and practice. The focus of Wellness and Physical Therapy is the application of wellness to the practice and profession of physical therapy. This one-of-a-kind textbook addresses wellness within the realm of the Normative Model of Physical Therapist Professional Education: Version 2004, and CAPTE. The text consists of foundational knowledge, theoretical models, empirical research and application of material to physical therapy practice. Evidence-based practice is emphasized through a mixed approach of formalist and reader-response. Wellness and Physical Therapy is the first text to appreciate the importance of incorporating wellness into physical therapy. Complete with chapter objectives and useful appendices and resources, this is an important text for all physical therapy students!Test of Muscular Fitness While muscular fitness can be assessed through traditional manual muscle tests, manual muscle testing will not be discussed in this book because it is extensively explored in numerous other textbooks, such as anbsp;...

Title:Wellness and Physical Therapy
Author:Sharon Elayne Fair
Publisher:Jones & Bartlett Learning - 2009-05-01


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