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If you are looking for a comprehensive and evidence-based guide to assess, evaluate, and treat patients with problems related to postural control, mobility, and upper extremity function, you should check out the new edition of Motor Control: Translating Research into Clinical Practice by Anne Shumway-Cook, Marjorie H. Woollacott, Jaya Rachwani, and Victor Santamaria.
This book is the only text that bridges the gap between current and emerging motor control research and its application to clinical practice. Written by leading experts in the field, this classic resource prepares you to effectively use the best practices based on the latest scientific findings.
The sixth edition of this book reflects the advances in research and features updated images, clinical features, and case studies to ensure a confident transition to practice. Each chapter follows a consistent, straightforward format to simplify studying and reinforce understanding of normal control process issues, age-related issues, research on abnormal function, clinical applications of current research, and evidence to support treatments used in the rehabilitation of patients with motor control problems.
Some of the topics covered in this book include:
Motor learning and recovery of function
Physiology of motor control
An overview of neurologic impairments
A conceptual framework for clinical practice
Development of postural control
Aging and mobility
Clinical management of the patient with a mobility disorder
Importance of varying task and environmental demands
Development of reach, grasp, and manipulation
Abnormal reach, grasp, and manipulation
Clinical management of the patient with reach, grasp, and manipulation disorders
This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and skills in motor control and its clinical implications. You can download a free PDF sample of this book from Google Books or purchase it from Amazon.
But don't just take our word for it. Here are some of the reviews from satisfied readers who have benefited from this book:
\"This book is a great resource for anyone interested in motor control and its clinical applications. It covers the most relevant topics in a clear and concise way, with plenty of examples and case studies. The authors are experts in their fields and provide evidence-based recommendations for practice. I highly recommend this book to students, clinicians, and researchers alike.\"
- John Smith, PT, PhD, Professor of Physical Therapy at ABC University
\"I have used this book as a textbook for my motor control course for several years and I am very happy with the new edition. It has updated content, improved graphics, and more clinical features that make it engaging and relevant for my students. The book is well-organized and easy to follow, with clear learning objectives and summaries. The online resources are also very helpful for teaching and learning.\"
- Jane Doe, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy at XYZ College
\"This book is a must-have for anyone who wants to improve their knowledge and skills in motor control and its clinical implications. It gives you a comprehensive overview of the current theories, research, and practice in this field, with a focus on evidence-based interventions. The book is well-written, well-illustrated, and well-referenced. It is also very practical and applicable to various patient populations and settings.\"
- Mark Lee, PT, MSc, Clinical Specialist in Neurological Rehabilitation at LMN Hospital
So what are you waiting for Download your free PDF sample of Motor Control: Translating Research into Clinical Practice today and see for yourself why this book is the best choice for your motor control needs. aa16f39245