Physical therapy perspectives in the 21st century: challenges and possibilities

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10149/221594
Title:
Physical therapy perspectives in the 21st century: challenges and possibilities
Editors:
Bettany-Saltikov, J. A. (Josette); Paz-Lourido, B. (Berta )
Citation:
Bettany-Saltikov, J. A. and Paz-Lourido, B. (2012) Physical therapy perspectives in the 21st century: challenges and possibilities.InTech [Online].
Publisher:
InTech – Open Access Publisher
Issue Date:
5-Apr-2012
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10149/221594
DOI:
10.5772/2257
Additional Links:
http://www.intechopen.com/books/physical-therapy-perspectives-in-the-21st-century-challenges-and-possibilities
Abstract:
This book contains new information on physical therapy research and clinical approaches that are being undertaken into numerous medical conditions; biomechanical and musculoskeletal conditions as well as the effects of psychological factors, body awareness and relaxation techniques; specific and specialist exercises for the treatment of scoliosis and spinal deformities in infants and adolescents; new thermal agents are being introduced and different types of physical therapy interventions are being introduced for the elderly both in the home and clinical setting. Additionally research into physical therapy interventions for patients with respiratory, cardiovascular disorders and stroke is being undertaken and new concepts of wheelchair design are being implemented.
Type:
Book
Language:
en
Description:
Indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI).
Keywords:
physical therapy; research; clinical approaches; musculoskeletal; scoliosis
ISBN:
9789535104599

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.editorBettany-Saltikov, J. A. (Josette)en_GB
dc.contributor.editorPaz-Lourido, B. (Berta )en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2012-05-02T15:18:32Z-
dc.date.available2012-05-02T15:18:32Z-
dc.date.issued2012-04-05-
dc.identifier.isbn9789535104599-
dc.identifier.doi10.5772/2257-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10149/221594-
dc.descriptionIndexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI).-
dc.description.abstractThis book contains new information on physical therapy research and clinical approaches that are being undertaken into numerous medical conditions; biomechanical and musculoskeletal conditions as well as the effects of psychological factors, body awareness and relaxation techniques; specific and specialist exercises for the treatment of scoliosis and spinal deformities in infants and adolescents; new thermal agents are being introduced and different types of physical therapy interventions are being introduced for the elderly both in the home and clinical setting. Additionally research into physical therapy interventions for patients with respiratory, cardiovascular disorders and stroke is being undertaken and new concepts of wheelchair design are being implemented.en_GB
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherInTech – Open Access Publisheren_GB
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.intechopen.com/books/physical-therapy-perspectives-in-the-21st-century-challenges-and-possibilitiesen_GB
dc.subjectphysical therapyen_GB
dc.subjectresearchen_GB
dc.subjectclinical approachesen_GB
dc.subjectmusculoskeletalen_GB
dc.subjectscoliosisen_GB
dc.titlePhysical therapy perspectives in the 21st century: challenges and possibilitiesen
dc.typeBooken
or.citation.harvardBettany-Saltikov, J. A. and Paz-Lourido, B. (2012) Physical therapy perspectives in the 21st century: challenges and possibilities.InTech [Online].en_GB
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