Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students & Clinicians

Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC

  • $38.95
  • ISBN 10 1-55642-898-7
  • ISBN 13 978-1-55642-898-2
  • 192 pp Soft Cover
  • Pub. Date: 2010
  • Order# 48987

When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry, supplemented by concise and illustrative examples of the-look to Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians for quick and "at your fingertips" facts.

Cram Session in Goniometry by Lynn Van Ost is a concise and abundantly illustrated quick reference which provides the rehabilitation professional with a very basic approach to various goniometric techniques. Organized in a "head to toe" format, Cram Session in Goniometry takes user-friendly and efficient learning to a new level.

What is in your "Cram Session":

  • Photographs depicting each goniometric measurement
  • Breakdown of each body region covered
  • Each type of joint, capsular pattern, average range of motion, patient positioning, goniometric alignment, patient substitutions, and alternative methods of measurement
  • Over 190 photographs

Cram Session in Goniometry: A Handbook for Students and Clinicians is an informative, well-organized handbook for all students and clinicians in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and orthopedics.

  • SECTION I: CERVICAL SPINE

  • SECTION II: UPPER EXTREMITY

  • SECTION III:THORACIC AND LUMBAR SPINE

  • SECTION IV: LOWER EXTREMITY

  • SECTION V: TMJ JOINT

  • APPENDICES

Index

  • The Cervical Spine

  • Scapulothoracic Joint

  • The Shoulder (Glenohumeral Joint)

  • The Elbow (Humeroulnar and Humeroradial Joints)

  • The Forearm (Radioulnar)

  • The Wrist (Radiocarpal and Intercarpal Joints)

  • The Fingers—Digits II to V (Metacarpophalangeal Joints)

  • The Fingers—Digits II to V (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)

  • The Fingers—Digits II to V (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)

  • The Thumb (Carpometacarpal Joint)

  • The Thumb (Metacarpophalangeal Joint)

  • The Thumb (Interphalangeal Joint)

  • The Thoracolumbar Spine

  • The Hip

  • The Knee (Tibiofemoral Joint)

  • Tibial Torsion

  • The Ankle

  • Subtalar Joint (Hindfoot)

  • Transverse Tarsal (Midtarsal) Joint

  • The First Toe (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)

  • The First Toe (Interphalangeal Joint)

  • The Four Lateral Toes (Metatarsophalangeal Joints)

  • The Four Lateral Toes (Proximal Interphalangeal Joints)

  • The Four Lateral Toes (Distal Interphalangeal Joints)

  • The Temporomandibular Joint

  • Appendix A: General Procedure for Goniometric Measurement

  • Appendix B: Commonly Used Terms in Goniometry

  • Appendix C: Normal Range of Motion Values in Adults

  • Appendix D: Anatomical Zero

Bibliography

Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC, graduated in 1982 with a bachelor’s degree in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, PA; NATABOC certified in athletic training in 1984; graduated in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, with a master’s degree in sports medicine/athletic training; and received a second bachelor’s degree in physical therapy in 1988 from Temple. In addition to treating the general orthopedic population as a physical therapist, she has worked with both amateur and professional athletes and has more than 11 years’ experience as an athletic trainer working with Olympic-level elite athletes at numerous international events, including the 1992 and 1996 Summer Olympic games. She currently works as a clinical specialist in sports medicine at Hunterdon Medical Center in Flemington, NJ.

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