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Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation Author Michelle H. Cameron
ISBN-10 9781455728480
Release 2012-10-05
Pages 437
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Presenting a variety of treatment choices supported by the latest clinical research, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: From Research to Practice, 3rd Edition is your guide to understanding how, when, and why to apply physical agents in rehabilitation. This valuable resource details the most up-to-date information on thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, lasers, and other forms of electromagnetic radiation, and provides straightforward, full-color explanations that make it easy to integrate physical agents into your patients' overall rehabilitation plans. Comprehensive discussion of the basis for and research on all physical agents generally used by rehabilitation clinicians. Contraindication and precaution boxes for every physical agent highlight vital information for safely applying treatments. Application technique boxes in each chapter provide helpful tips and guidelines for effective treatment. Clinical case studies sharpen your decision-making skills and are presented in each chapter and on the Evolve website searchable by physical agent or by Preferred Practice Patterns from the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapy Practice, 2nd Edition. Handy, quick-reference page on the inside back cover provides commonly-used abbreviations and acronyms, and commonly-used units of measure. Evolve companion website provides additional study tools to reinforce concepts from the text. Electronic versions of the application techniques, glossaries, and Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook offer customizable quick-reference study guides. A full chapter detailing the latest research and clinical application recommendations for laser light therapy. Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound, and Laser Light Handbook now presented in full color and included in this book and on the companion Evolve website for quick, convenient access to application parameters for these modalities. The companion Evolve website now also includes printable application techniques so you can create your own "how-to? manual for use in daily practice. Clinical pearls highlight and emphasize important content. Glossaries for every chapter introduce and explain new terms to make learning and understanding easier. Updated study questions provide an opportunity to test your knowledge of content from the book with boards-style questions. Engaging new learning resources on the Evolve website help you review glossary terms and practice figure labeling and table completion. Full-color design presents photos and illustrations in vivid detail.



Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation Author Michelle H. Cameron
ISBN-10 0323445675
Release 2017-10-02
Pages 464
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With straightforward, in-depth coverage of the use of physical agents to improve patient outcomes, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach to Practice, 5th Edition reflects how physical agents and modalities are being discussed in the classroom. This new edition brings the ideal balance of evidence and practical instruction to the learning and practice of physical agents in rehabilitation. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression. Plus, each chapter includes a scientific rationale and step-by-step instructions in the use of the agent(s), as well as up-to-date research support and new Find the Evidence tables. The new edition is supported with electronic ancillaries including review questions for students, PowerPoints�, and links to all references on Medline. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the mechanisms, clinical effects, and application techniques for thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, electromagnetic radiation, hydrotherapy, traction, and compression. Find the Evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework. UNIQUE Step-by-step illustrated application techniques boxesguide you in reproducing effective treatment options. Electronic ancillaries Electrical Stimulation, Ultrasound & Laser Light Handbook helps you to understand the material and can be printed out for quick reference to use in the clinical setting. NEW! Chapter on biofeedback complements the coverage of powered devices used in rehabilitation. UNIQUE! New Find the Evidence tables guide the reader in finding up-to-date, patient-specific evidence using the PICO framework.



Physical Agents in Rehabilitation

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation Author Michelle H. Cameron
ISBN-10 1416032576
Release 2009
Pages 457
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Presenting a variety of treatment choices supported by the latest clinical research, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: From Research to Practice, 4th Edition is your guide to the safe, most effective use of physical agents in your rehabilitation practice. Coverage in this new edition includes the most up-to-date information on thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, lasers, and electromagnetic radiation. Straightforward explanations make it easy to integrate physical agents into your patients' overall rehabilitation plans. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the benefits, correct applications, and issues related to thermal agents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, ultrasound, electrical currents, and electromagnetic radiation. Clinical case studies help sharpen your decision-making skills regarding important treatment choices and effective applications. Up-to-date, evidence-based practices ensure you are using the best approach supported by research. Contraindications and Precautions boxes explain the safe use and application of physical agents with up-to-date warnings for optimum care paths. Clinical Pearl boxes emphasize the tips and tricks of patient practice. Application techniques in step-by-step, illustrated resource boxes help you provide safe and effective treatments. NEW! Video clips on companion Evolve site demonstrate techniques and procedures described in the text. NEW! Content specific to OTs has been added to the core text including upper extremity cases for all physical agent chapters. NEW! Organization of the text by agent type increases the book's ease of use. NEW! Expanded sections on thermal agents and electrical currents will give students a better understanding of how to use these types of agents in practice.



Physical Agents in Rehabilitation E Book

Physical Agents in Rehabilitation   E Book Author Michelle H. Cameron
ISBN-10 9780323266444
Release 2013-08-07
Pages 455
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Presenting a variety of treatment choices supported by the latest clinical research, Physical Agents in Rehabilitation: From Research to Practice, 4th Edition is your guide to the safe, most effective use of physical agents in your rehabilitation practice. Coverage in this new edition includes the most up-to-date information on thermal agents, ultrasound, electrical currents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, lasers, and electromagnetic radiation. Straightforward explanations make it easy to integrate physical agents into your patients’ overall rehabilitation plans. Comprehensive coverage of all physical agents includes the benefits, correct applications, and issues related to thermal agents, hydrotherapy, traction, compression, ultrasound, electrical currents, and electromagnetic radiation. Clinical case studies help sharpen your decision-making skills regarding important treatment choices and effective applications. Up-to-date, evidence-based practices ensure you are using the best approach supported by research. Contraindications and Precautions boxes explain the safe use and application of physical agents with up-to-date warnings for optimum care paths. Clinical Pearl boxes emphasize the tips and tricks of patient practice. Application techniques in step-by-step, illustrated resource boxes help you provide safe and effective treatments. NEW! Video clips on companion Evolve site demonstrate techniques and procedures described in the text. NEW! Content specific to OTs has been added to the core text including upper extremity cases for all physical agent chapters. NEW! Organization of the text by agent type increases the book’s ease of use. NEW! Expanded sections on thermal agents and electrical currents will give students a better understanding of how to use these types of agents in practice.



Physical Rehabilitation

Physical Rehabilitation Author Susan B O'Sullivan
ISBN-10 9780803640580
Release 2013-07-23
Pages 1408
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Rely on this comprehensive, curriculum-spanning text and reference now and throughout your career! It focuses on the rehabilitation management of adult patients, integrating basic surgical, medical, and therapeutic interventions to explain how to select the most appropriate evaluation procedures, to develop rehabilitation goals, and to implement a treatment plan. -



Pharmacology in Rehabilitation

Pharmacology in Rehabilitation Author Charles D Ciccone
ISBN-10 9780803642089
Release 2015-04-10
Pages 736
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For more than 25 years, Dr. Charles Ciccone has been the forerunner in helping physical therapists explore how medications affect patient rehabilitation. And he’s been updating his text ever since to make sure you stay on the brink of science and innovation as drug changes occur every day and expectations for your role continually evolve. With the 5th Edition, you’ll find even more case studies, review questions, information on vitamins and supplements, and expanded coverage of chemotherapy and cancer treatments.



Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists

Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists Author James M. Swain
ISBN-10 9781416029038
Release 2009
Pages 320
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With the ever-increasing demand on physical therapists to develop the most effective treatment interventions comes this invaluable imaging resource covering exactly what you need to know! Diagnostic Imaging for Physical Therapists gives you the knowledge to understand the basic principles of musculoskeletal imaging and how to interpret radiographic images in your physical therapy practice. This straightforward, highly illustrated text is organized by body region and covers all the fundamentals with an emphasis on standard, two-dimensional x-rays. An accompanying DVD delivers high-resolution copies of the images in the text along with interactive activities to enhance your understanding of the material. With this indispensable text, you'll recognize when diagnostic imaging is necessary, and you'll be able to interpret the results with confidence. Written specifically for PTs, this book covers the most common film images you will see in your practice and introduces you to some of the not-so-common images. UNIQUE companion DVD helps you hone your diagnostic imaging skills with high-resolution radiographic images and animations. DVD icons in the book direct you to interactive exercises including ABCs, pathologies, case studies, and quizzes that will enhance your understanding of concepts in the text. Provides you with a "systematic" basis for approaching the interpretation of standard films. The body system approach of the chapters makes it easy to find information specific to a body region. Text edited by highly respected experts in musculoskeletal rehabilitation gives you authoritative guidance on the management of musculoskeletal pathology and injury.



Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists

Acute Care Handbook for Physical Therapists Author Jaime C Paz
ISBN-10 9781455728954
Release 2013-09-27
Pages 528
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Review of body system basics and disease processes in each chapter provides concise information to help you better manage patients in a hospital setting.Familiarizes you with the acute care environment by explaining medical terminology, hospital protocol, and surgical workupsIncludes updated information on medications, laboratory and diagnostic tests, and surgical and invasive procedures pertinent to physical therapy practiceClinical tips throughout the text show you how to maximize safety, quality, and efficiency of care. Over 350 illustrations, tables, and boxed text highlight essential concepts and procedures for quick reference. Uses terminology consistent with the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second EditionFocuses on evidence-based practice to help you determine the best interventions including recent literature regarding rehabilitation in the critical care setting. NEW! Pertinent practice patterns from the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, Second Edition are included in each chapter. NEW! Additional illustrations to improve comprehension of the materialNEW! More pharmacologic implications for physical therapists, specifically concerning side effects and use of combination drugs. NEW! Additional decision-making algorithms facilitate critical thinking in the clinical setting. NEW! Updated surgical and invasive procedures include minimally invasive orthopedic surgery, bariatric procedures, and complete insight into circulatory assist devices. NEW! Expanded neurological chapter including vestibular dysfunction tests and measures, a discussion of dementia, and the latest in stroke evaluation and management. NEW! Revised appendices discuss the latest concepts in documentation standards, palliative care, and patient safety. NEW! Slimmer, larger format allows the book to lie open for easier reading. NEW! Improved design highlighting clinical tips and other key features lets you locate important information quickly in a busy clinical setting.



Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant Author Penelope J Lescher
ISBN-10 9780803626362
Release 2011-03-02
Pages 400
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With other texts written at either too high or too low a level, this book meets the needs of PTA students for usable, understandable pathology related to clinical application. Extensively illustrated, this book allows students to more easily comprehend and maintain interest in otherwise complicated pathological processes. The fourteen chapter format effectively fits within a chapter per week course structure, or each chapter may be used as a stand alone module within any course.



Pocket Notes for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Pocket Notes for the Physical Therapist Assistant Author Steven B. Skinner
ISBN-10 9781449693909
Release 2012-05-31
Pages 300
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A clinical guide for physical therapist assistant students and practicing physical therapist assistants, Pocket Notes for the Physical Therapist Assistant, Second Edition provides quick, convenient access to information on normal values, assessment techniques, treatment suggestions, pharmacology, and pathology descriptions. New content includes an expansion of gait topics, as well as the inclusion hydrotherapy/aquatic therapy, interferential current, mechanical spinal traction, and microelectrical neuromuscular stimulation. Also, information about balance and breathing activities has been added. With revised and updated information and references throughout, the Second Edition is a praised as a recommended resource for physical therapist assistant students and clinicians.



Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Pathology for the Physical Therapist Assistant Author Catherine C. Goodman
ISBN-10 9780323395489
Release 2016-11-29
Pages 832
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Understand the why behind diseases and disorders and how it affects what you do in everyday practice with Goodman and Fuller’s Pathology Essentials for the Physical Therapist Assistant, 2nd Edition. This reader-friendly book serves as both a great learning guide and reference tool as it covers all the pathology-related information that is most relevant to what you, the future or practicing physical therapy assistant, need to know. Each chapter takes a well-organized approach as it defines each pathology disorder; describes the appropriate physical therapy assessments, interventions, guidelines, precautions, and contraindications; and rounds out the discussion with relevant case study examples based on established practice patterns. This new edition also features new critical thinking questions and clinical scenarios on Evolve which bring the material to life and help you see how the information in the book can be applied to the day-to-day work of a physical therapist assistant. PTA-specific information and reading level provides easy-to-follow guidance that is specific to the role of the PTA in managing patients. Special Implications for the PTA sections offer a starting point when addressing a particular condition for the first time. Medical management section addresses diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis for each condition discussed. Easy-to-follow, consistent format features a well-organized approach that defines each disorder followed by sections on clinical manifestations and medical management. More than 700 full-color images help reinforce understanding of disease conditions and general pathology principles. Coverage of basic science information and the clinical implications of disease within the rehabilitation process gives readers a solid background in common illnesses and diseases, adverse effects of drugs, organ transplantation, laboratory values, and much more. Terminology and language from the Guide to Physical Therapy Practice is used throughout the text to familiarize readers with the standardized terminology that’s used in practice. Abundance of tables and boxes organize and summarize important points making it easy to access key information. Twelve e-chapters offer supplemental information in the areas of behavioral issues, the gastrointestinal system, vestibular disorders and more. NEW! Clinical scenarios on the Evolve companion website look at patients who have variety of comorbidities and the many factors to consider when evaluating and treating. NEW! Critical thinking questions on the Evolve companion website help users apply the knowledge gained from the text. NEW! Vocab builders set the stage by framing upcoming information in the text.



Beard s Massage

Beard s Massage Author Giovanni De Domenico
ISBN-10 9781416065418
Release 2007-06-05
Pages 336
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First published in 1964, Beard's Massage is a classic physical therapy massage text originally authored by Gertrude Beard, a pioneering physical therapist in the 1920s who treated patients using soft tissue massage techniques that remain the basis of practice today. Now in its fifth edition, with a new title, this classic text has been expanded and updated throughout to provide you with an overview of massage, a description of massage techniques, information on the benefits of massage, and specific techniques for a variety of conditions. Practical step-by-step guidance to help you develop massage sequences that best meet the needs of your patients. Sections on massage strokes show the direction and sequence of each stroke, allowing you the benefit of using one comprehensive resource instead of several texts. Includes guidance in Swedish Remedial Massage techniques to help you develop proper massage techniques and sequences that best meet the needs of each individual client. Nearly 500 line drawings and photos demonstrate how to perform all of the basic strokes, the physiologic and therapeutic effects of each technique, and how to apply the most appropriate massage sequences to specific regions of the body. Photos include directional arrows that show hand position and movement across the patient. Updated references facilitate further study and demonstrate currency of the text. The new companion DVD with narrated video clips demonstrates each of the various techniques discussed in the text allowing you to visually comprehend proper timing and techniques. Icons in the text link the text to the DVD so they can function together as a complete learning tool. New chapter on Anatomical Landmarks for Soft Tissue Massage demonstrates the important anatomical landmarks and structures involved during the application of soft tissue massage techniques. New chapter on Focal Massage Sequences describes the use of various massage techniques for specific pathologies to help enhance your assessment skills for those clients who present with specific injuries and/or conditions. New chapter on Decongestive Therapy for the Treatment of Lymphedema shows how massage can be an effective part of lymphedema treatment. New chapter on Massage in Sport explains the different strokes and methods required for sports massage in rehabilitation. New chapter on Massage for the Baby and Infant describes different methods for safe massage. New chapter on Massage in Palliative Care explains the role of massage, especially pain relief and relaxation, in the care of the terminally ill. New chapter on Soft Tissue Manipulation in Complementary/Alternative Medicine (CAM) describes different massage techniques in CAM therapies.



Neurology E Book

Neurology E Book Author Geraint Fuller
ISBN-10 9780702048883
Release 2011-11-18
Pages 144
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An introductory textbook of neurology in the Illustrated Colour Text series, making full use of all the usual features of the series - double page spreads, short paragraphs, summary boxes, attractive use of colour etc. Clear explanation of neurological examination - often found very taxing by students. Demonstrates how to approach common neurological presentations, such as blackouts and numbness, before moving on to a comprehensive coverage of syndromes and diseases. Concentrates on the core curriculum which the medical student really needs to know. Updated management in the light of new evidence and new drugs most notably in Parkinson’s disease, epilepsy and multiple sclerosis. Images, particularly MRI scans, updated with more modern and higher resolution images. Includes a new double-page spread on Sleep. Extra material added on giddiness to include the head thrust test and Epley’s manoeuvre.



Vascular Rehabilitation

Vascular Rehabilitation Author Subin Solomen
ISBN-10 9789352700738
Release 2017-07-17
Pages 248
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This book is a comprehensive guide to vascular rehabilitation for cardiovascular medicine specialists and physiotherapists. Beginning with an overview of the anatomy of blood vessels, biomechanics of circulation, and epidemiology, the following sections cover the medical and surgical management of different vascular diseases. Each vascular disorder is described in detail, from definition, aetiology, types and pathogenesis, to clinical features, investigations, and management. The second half of the book discusses physiotherapy management of vascular disorders, explaining assessment, special tests, and outcome measures. Key points Comprehensive guide to vascular rehabilitation Covers medical and surgical management of different vascular disorders Includes sections dedicated to physiotherapy management Features clinical photographs, diagrams and tables



Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy Author Donna L. Frownfelter
ISBN-10 0323059139
Release 2012
Pages 819
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Providing a solid foundation in cardiovascular and pulmonary physiology and rehabilitation, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Physical Therapy: Evidence and Practice, 5th Edition uses the latest scientific literature and research in covering anatomy and physiology, assessment, and interventions. A holistic approach addresses the full spectrum of cardiovascular and pulmonary physical therapy from acute to chronic conditions, starting with care of the stable patient and progressing to management of the more complex, unstable patient. Both primary and secondary cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders are covered. In this edition, updates include new, full-color clinical photographs and the most current coverage of techniques and trends in cardiopulmonary physical therapy. Edited by Donna Frownfelter and Elizabeth Dean, recognized leaders in cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation, this resource is ideal for clinicals and for practice. Evidence-based practice is demonstrated with case studies, and the latest research supports PT decision-making. Real-life clinical cases show the application of concepts to evidence-based practice. Holistic approach supports treating the whole person rather than just the symptoms of a disease or disorder, covering medical, physiological, psychological, psychosocial, therapeutic, practical, and methodological aspects. Coverage includes both primary and secondary cardiovascular and pulmonary conditions. An integrated approach to oxygen transport demonstrates how the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems function together. Emphasis on the terminology and guidelines of APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice keeps the book consistent with the standards for practice in physical therapy. Key terms and review questions in each chapter focus your learning on important concepts. The Evolve companion website includes additional resources such as a case study guide, Archie animations, color images, video clips, WebLinks, and references with links to MEDLINE abstracts. Full-color photos and illustrations enhance your understanding of the book's concepts. Two new Mobilization and Exercise chapters cover physiologic principles along with application to practice. Information on airway clearance techniques is revised and condensed into one comprehensive chapter. New reference style makes it easier to find resources by replacing the old author-date references with numbered superscripts linked to MEDLINE abstracts.



Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Author Walter R. Frontera
ISBN-10 9781416040071
Release 2008
Pages 935
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Practical and authoritative, this new edition delivers easy access to the latest advances in the diagnosis and management of musculoskeletal disorders and other common conditions requiring rehabilitation. Each topic is presented in a concise, focused, and well-illustrated two-color format featuring a description of the condition, discussion of symptoms, examination findings, functional limitations, and diagnostic testing. The treatment section is extensive and covers initial therapies, rehabilitation interventions, procedures, and surgery. From sore shoulders in cancer patients to spinal cord injuries, Essentials of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition provides you with the knowledge you need to face every challenge you confront. Offers practical, clinically relevant material for the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Discusses physical agents and therapeutic exercise in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders that produce pain, impairment, and disability. Presents a consistent chapter organization that delivers all the content you need in a logical, practical manner. Presents a new co-editor, Thomas D. Rizzo, Jr., MD, and a pool of talented contributors who bring you fresh approaches to physical medicine and rehabilitation. Offers current evidence and expert guidance to help you make more accurate diagnoses and chose the best treatment option for each patient. Features an entirely new section on pain management so you can help your patients reach their full recovery potential. Incorporates redrawn artwork that makes every concept and technique easier to grasp. Includes updated ICD-9 codes giving you complete information for each disorder.



The Psychology of Exercise

The Psychology of Exercise Author Curt L Lox
ISBN-10 9781351817356
Release 2017-05-11
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The Psychology of Exercise: Integrating Theory and Practice, fourth edition, continues to weave together theory, research, application, and interventions to provide readers with a solid foundation in exercise psychology. In this comprehensive, accessible, book, the authors apply prominent theories and models to actual situations encountered professionally. Compelling graphs, models, other visuals, and effective pedagogical aids further enhance the material. The chapters in Part I help readers understand and modify exercise behavior, while those in Part II discuss psychosocial influences and the consequences of physical activity. Among the topics explored are the impact of exercise on self-perceptions, including self-esteem and body image; stress, anxiety, and depression; and emotional well-being. Chapters on the relationship between physical activity and cognitive function as well as health-related quality of life offer the latest information for these areas of study. Features of the Fourth Edition New streamlined chapter on self-perceptions and exercise, which combines previous chapters on self-esteem and body image. This more logical presentation of related topics makes it easier to teach these topics and better depicts their intersection. Refocused chapter on health-related quality of life and exercise, to include more emphasis on special populations and demonstrate how exercise can benefit those who have chronic diseases, chronic disabilities, or physical limitations. Discussions throughout on mobile devices, apps, social media, and high-tech point-of-decision and how these technologies can be used for tracking and measuring physical activity and for offering social support. Updated references, glossary, and graphics. Special Features of the Book Reader-friendly price Outstanding author team of active researchers with diverse areas of expertise End-of-chapter review questions and learning activities to enhance understanding Connections between theory and application throughout Focus boxes, with additional learning activities, highlighting research on physical activity and populations with chronic disease and disability Standardized questionnaires, including some of the most frequently used measures in exercise psychology research