The encompassing Prevention Practice: A Physical Therapist's Guide for Health, Fitness, and Wellness successfully details the impact health promotion, health protection, and the prevention of illness and disability has on increasing the quality and length of a healthy life. As outlined in the Guide to Physical Therapist Practice and Healthy People 2010, fundamental health, fitness, and wellness concepts are presented that are critical for providing preventive care to healthy and at-risk populations . Other helpful topics include screening tools for determining risk factors associated with common medical problems, suggestions for providing appropriate interventions (consultation, referral, education, resources, and program development), and evaluation of program outcomes. Research and case studies are incorporated to illustrate the importance of accessible health, fitness, and wellness opportunities for individuals and communities at increased risk for health problems. Perfect for clinicians, students, allied health professionals, rehabilitation specialists, physical medicine specialists, and recreation therapists, Prevention Practice is a valuable resource for everyone in the areas of health, fitness, and wellness.
Publisher: SLACK Incorporated
Weight: 907 g
Dimensions: 230 x 221 x 20 mm
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