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Postural Assessment Jane Johnson

Postural Assessment By Jane Johnson

Postural Assessment by Jane Johnson


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Summary

A comprehensive guide to assessing posture, with tips that enable you to perform your observations in a competent manner. It focuses on what posture reveals about the relationships among various body parts so that you can be better informed about whether such relationships are causing or contributing to pain or discomfort.

Postural Assessment Summary

Postural Assessment by Jane Johnson

This title is the latest addition to the bestselling Hands-On Guides for Therapists series! Postural Assessment is a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to assessing posture, with tips that will enable you to perform your observations in a confident and competent manner. This book focuses on what posture reveals about the relationships among various body parts so that you can be better informed about whether such relationships are causing or contributing to pain or discomfort. The emphasis is on the assessment of static posture in standing and seated positions. This is the latest book by Jane Johnson in the Hands-On Guides for Therapists and is written for complete beginners in the use of postural assessment as an examination tool which will generate ideas about what to look for, how to identify common postural forms and how to make sense of your observations. This title is featured at sport medicine events throughout the UK and Europe. Mailing of this title is to medicine and rehabilitation professionals. E-mail marketing campaign to contacts interested in medicine and rehabilitation. This title is also featured in Human Kinetics' monthly Academic E-Newsletter sent to over 8,000 subscribers, and on Human Kinetics' Health & Fitness Blog.

About Jane Johnson

Jane Johnson loves being a physiotherapist and embraces the challenges and the opportunities that the role attracts. After many years working as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in occupational health she is now finishing PhD at Teesside University. Part-funded by the Royal College of Chiropractors, she is tasked with developing a valid and reliable app for the measurement of postural change in patients with back and neck pain. She is the author of six titles in the Hands-On Guides for Therapists series (Human Kinetics publishers). These are, Postural Assessment, Postural Correction, Therapeutic Stretching, Soft Tissue Release, Deep Tissue Massage and Soft Tissue and Trigger Point Release. Postural Assessment has sold over 10,000 copies. She is passionate about physiotherapy (and particularly occupational health physiotherapy) as well as massage, and endeavours to support anyone entering or remaining in these professions.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Postural Assessment; Chapter 2. Preparing for Postural Assessment; Chapter 3. Posterior Postural Assessment; Chapter 4. Lateral Postural Assessment; Chapter 5. Anterior Postural Assessment; Chapter 6. Seated Postural Assessment.

Additional information

GOR006833867
9781450400961
1450400965
Postural Assessment by Jane Johnson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Human Kinetics Publishers
20111208
176
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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