Summary: This clearly written, user-friendly text introduces athletic training and physical therapy students to the therapeutic modalities used for sports-related injuries. Written by renowned experts in clinical practice and laboratory research, the book explains both the how and the why of therapeutic modality use and emphasizes clinical decision-making. The authors present step-by-step protocols with sufficient theoretical and research information to help students choose when to use a ...show moreprocedure. Concluding chapters present differential applications and case studies that challenge students to select modalities/protocols for specific situations. Photographs, drawings, charts, tables, and graphs aid in visual learning. The manual packaged with the text contains 34 hands-on clinical activities in which students apply the material in the text. Student quizzes, PowerPoint slides, and a Test Generator will be available online at thePoint. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 08
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