Tyldesley and Grieve's Muscles, Nerves and Movement in Human Occupation

Author: Ian McMillan,Gail Carin-Levy

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111871394X

Category: Medical

Page: 376

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Now in its fourth edition 'Tyldesley and Grieve's Muscles, Nervesand Movement' has established itself as the leading textbook forthe study of movement by occupational therapists. The book providesstudents with a sound understanding of the way in which bones,joints, muscles and nerves allow the body to perform movementduring daily activities. Early chapters provide a foundation for the study of movement,with the complexity of detail increasing as the book progresses.Functional anatomy is related to the movements of daily living andis supported by activities for experiencing and observing the waywe perform everyday tasks. Later chapters consider the integrationof sensory and motor processes for the planning and execution ofmovement. This fourth edition has been extensively updated and revised.Highly illustrated and now in full colour throughout the book alsoincludes: • Case histories with self assessment exercises • Summary boxes • Key terms • Practice notepads

Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy - E-BOOK

Author: Edward A. S. Duncan

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702046612

Category: Medical

Page: 282

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Now in its fifth edition, the internationally acclaimed Foundations for Practice in Occupational Therapy continues to provide a practical reference tool which is both an indispensable guide to undergraduates and a practical reference tool for clinicians in the application of models and theories to practice. Underlining the importance and clinical relevance of theory to practice, the text provides an excellent introduction to the theoretical basis of occupational therapy. Contributions are given by both academics and expert clinicians. All chapters have been revised and updated, new ones have been written and some pre-existing chapters have new authors. A refined structure uses highlight boxes to indicate the key themes and issues of each chapter and useful reflective questions to help the reader review the issues raised in the chapter. Discusses evidence-based practices and established theories but also includes contemporary developments Range of expert contributors provide an international perspective of practice Case studies highlighting the application of theory to practice Details of the latest developments and debates in the field 2 chapters on the PEOP model and community-based rehabilitation Highlight boxes throughout indicating key themes/issues Reflective questions at the end of each chapter

Occupational Ergonomics

Theory and Applications, Second Edition

Author: Amit Bhattacharya,James D. McGlothlin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1439819343

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1332

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In the fifteen years since the publication of Occupational Ergonomics: Theory and Applications significant advances have been made in this field. These advances include understanding the impact of ageing and obesity on workplace, the role of ergonomics in promoting healthy workplaces and healthy life styles, the role of ergonomic science in the design of consumer products, and much more. The caliber of information and the simple, practical ergonomics solutions in the second edition of this groundbreaking resource, though, haven’t changed. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Enhanced coverage of ergonomics in the international arena Emerging topics such as Healthcare Ergonomics and economics of ergonomics Coverage of disability management and psychosocial rehabilitation aspects of workplace and its ergonomics implication Current ergonomics solutions from "research to practice" Synergy of healthy workplaces with healthy lifestyles Impact of physical agents on worker health/safety and its control Additional problems with solutions in the appendix The book covers the fundamentals of ergonomics and the practical application of those fundamentals in solving ergonomic problems. The scope is such that it can be used as a reference for graduate students in the health sciences, engineering, technology and business as well as professional practitioners of these disciplines. Also, it can be used as a senior level undergraduate textbook, with solved problems, case studies, and exercises included in several chapters. The book blends medical and engineering applications to solve musculoskeletal, safety, and health problems in a variety of traditional and emerging industries ranging from the office to the operating room to operations engineering.