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Javier Jerez Roig marked it as to-read Feb 20, Shashanka marked it as to-read Feb 23, Six new chapters include: Yasar marked it as to-read May 15, Geriatric Physical Therapy Geriatric Physical Therapy offers a comprehensive presentation of geriatric physical therapy science and practice.

There is a very minor weakness: Kshitij rated it it was amazing Jul 20, A textbook for physical therapists; not self-help. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Geriatric Physical Therapy

Bryan marked it as to-read Sep 08, New to this third edition: Leng rated it it was amazing Jan 11, A plea to the publishers: The general layout of the book is clear and well-organised, with diagrams, tables and boxes used to summarise information and highlight key points. Nov 11, Caroline Mathews rated it really liked it.

My teaching interests include training therapists to use Surface Electromyography sEMG equipment, as well as running workshops on use of sEMG for evaluation of nerve problems, and for Biofeedback. Alnagmoosh Abdullah rated it it was amazing Dec 07, Gina added it Aug 25, Toggle navigation o Physiospot. Be the first to ask a question about Geriatric Physical Therapy. Sadie Salsman added it Jan 17, This is a superb book, full of practical guidelines for the hands-on clinician, as well as having an enormous wealth of information on the age-related changes our bodies undergo, and the implications for physiotherapy assessment and management.


It provides not only a detailed summary of the huge evidence-base for geriatric physiotherapy, but also supplies guidance to help the clinician choose appropriate tests and measures, then to interpret the findings in the light of the age-related and condition specific characteristics of a patient.

To my mind the book definitely achieves its stated aims: Alaa marked it as to-read Aug 19, In addition I teach regular courses on use of Trophic Electrical Stimulation and present workshops to physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists on Rehabilitation for Facial Palsy. To ask other readers questions about Geriatric Physical Therapyplease sign up.

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Geriatric Physical Therapy by Andrew A. Guccione

Agnes Kottra marked it as to-read Aug 08, Thoroughly revised and updated, editors Andrew GuccioneRita Wong, and Dale Avers and their contributors provide current information on aging-related changes in phhysical, the impact of these changes on patient examination and evaluation, and intervention approaches that maximize optimal aging.

Ervina marked it as to-read Mar 10, Alita marked it as to-read Jun 18, This is a comprehensive and well-laid out page volume, full of information about the changes which occur guccioone age, and thoroughly referenced throughout the text. Sky marked it as to-read May 21, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Emilie rated it really liked it Dec 27, As the elderly population increases, this book fulfills a clear need for evidence-based and practical information on physical therapy for the older person.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. So it is certainly a scholarly text, and will be a very useful addition to the library of any physiotherapist involved in teaching. Laura marked it as to-read Oct 19, Abdel Kadiri marked it as to-read Feb 24, Ahmed Nassef marked it as to-read Feb 09, Diksha Joshi rated it it was amazing Nov 27, Trivia About Geriatric Physica Lists with This Book.

Geriatric Physical Therapy by Andrew A. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Ivneet Singh is currently reading it Nov 24, The section on exercise and physical activity for older adults is particularly useful, with a good number of specific suggestions for interventions, including a superb table containing a sample exercise programme which could be used with patients in a hospital or rehabilitation unit.