When all you need is a basic understanding of goniometry. When concise and illustrative examples of goniometric techniques will provide exactly what the rehabilitation professional needs-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 400 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.
About the Author
Lynn Van Ost, MEd, RN, PT, ATC graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor’s in nursing from West Chester State College, West Chester, Pennsylvania; NATABOC certified in athletic training in 1984; graduated in 1987 from Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a Master’s in sports medicine/athletic training; and received a second Bachelor’s 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 over 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, New Jersey.