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The Muscle Test Handbook

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Description for The Muscle Test Handbook Spiral bound. Explains testing procedures for almost 100 individual muscles; many are found in other texts on the subject. This book reviews muscle anatomy and physiology, and offers many clinical pearls with regard to possible causes of muscle dysfunction. It is written in a 'double page' design that maximizes understanding. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MJAD; MJE. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 170 x 21. Weight in Grams: 672.
Especially prepared for the international audience, the English language edition of this highly successful handbook describes Professional Applied Kinesiology muscle testing procedures. A departure from the classic understanding of muscle testing for weakness and rehabilitation, these procedures can be used for detecting more subtle, functional abnormalities. Included within the chapters are stretch tests and post-isometric relaxation procedures for the hypertonic, shortened muscle. Muscle anatomy and physiology are briefly recapped in order to enhance reader comprehension. The Muscle Testing Handbook describes testing procedures for almost 100 individual muscles in a unique, quick reference, template approach. In close collaboration with Dr. Garten, ... Read more

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Elsevier Health Sciences United Kingdom
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About Joseph Shafer
Hans Garten MD is the founder of an interdisciplinary practice for complementary and orthopaedic medicine in Munich, Germany. His main focus is on myofascial and musculoskeletal system disorders, with special emphasis on metabolic influences on the latter.Dr. Garten is a certified anaesthesiologist and holds a Medical Board Certificate of Chirotherapy, Acupuncture and Natural Healthcare. He holds diplomas from the International ... Read more

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