Dictionary of Physiotherapy,
Edition 1
By Stuart Porter, Ph.D. BSc.Hons, SFHEA, PGCAP.Grad.Dip.Phys .M.C.S.P. HCPC. Cert M.H.S. MLACP

Publication Date: 02 Jun 2005
Description
This easy to follow and portable reference guide is the first International dictionary and glossary specific to physiotherapy. This is a highly illustrated collection of terms, concepts and definitions that student and qualified physiotherapists need to know and will encounter in their study programmes. It has contributions from many of the top names in the field of Physiotherapy. Expanding on simple definitions, Dictionary of Physiotherapy covers important themes and topics with accompanying diagrams, notes and web links.

Key Features

  • Many themes and topics related to physiotherapy are addressed, making the scope of this book much broader than a traditional dictionary.
  • In-depth entries are provided for musculoskeletal and spinal terms, respiratory terms, neurological terms, psychosocial terms, electrotherapy terms, research terms, and general medical and surgical terms, as well as academic terms.
  • A helpful appendix describes how to write academic essays and assignments.
  • Common medical abbreviations, prefixes, and suffixes are listed for convenient reference.
  • Vibrant illustrations clarify complex concepts and techniques.
About the author
By Stuart Porter, Ph.D. BSc.Hons, SFHEA, PGCAP.Grad.Dip.Phys .M.C.S.P. HCPC. Cert M.H.S. MLACP, Lecturer in Physiotherapy; Visiting lecturer, Universidade Paulista, Sao Paulo, Brazil; Sen. Fellow Higher Education Academy; Admissions Officer Full Time; Prog. Registered Expert Witness; Chartered Society of Physiotherapy; External examiner, University of Liverpool and MSc Veterinary Physiotherapy
Table of Contents

Dedication

Acknowledgements

Contributors

Prefixes

Suffixes

Abbreviations

Dictionary of terms

Appendix: Essay writing by Sally French and John Swain

References

Book details
ISBN: 9780750688338
Page Count: 440
Retail Price : £32.99
978-0-7020-3971-3, Porter: Dictionary of Physiotherapy, Jun-2005
0-08-044984-0, 978-0-08-044984-5, Kenyon & Kenyon: The Physiotherapist's Pocketbook, Essential Facts at Your Fingertips, 2e, Feb-2009
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Audience
Undergraduate student physiotherapists and sports rehab/ sports science students. Occupational therapist students.