New York, NY, May 27, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- "Muscle Function Testing: A Visual Guide," recently published by Thieme, is a beautifully illustrated pocket atlas that provides physical therapists, occupational therapists, sports therapists, and students with practical guidelines and quick tests for evaluating gross motor function throughout the body. The tests in this manual are particularly suitable for analyzing isolated muscle deficits and evaluating other testing methods. Online access to assessment forms in PDF format is included.
This book is a valuable resource for all PT practitioners and students that will enrich their practice and help them to successfully evaluate and treat patients suffering from muscle-related injuries.
Muscle Function Testing: A Visual Guide
Thieme Publishers, New York/Stuttgart. 2015
374 pp, 191 illustrations
eBook - Available from ebookstore.thieme.com, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes
About the Authors
Karin Wieben is former Head of the Physical Therapy Department of the Spinal Cord Injury Center at the BUK Hospital in Hamburg. She is a practicing physical therapist based in Timmendorfer Strand, Germany.
Bernd Falkenberg is a former team member of the Physical Therapy Department of the Spinal Cord Injury Center at the BUK Hospital in Hamburg. He is a practicing physical therapist based in Iserlohn, Germany.
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