Locomotor training : principles and practice / Susan J. Harkema, Andrea L. Behrman, Hugues Barbeau.
- New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
1 online resource (200 p.)
- Movement therapy.
Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation.
- Electronic books.
- Locomotor Training: Principles and Practice is the first comprehensive book describing the scientific foundation for this therapy; the principles guiding locomotor training; the specific hands-on-skills, decision-making, and progression of recovery applied across three training components: step training on the treadmill, over ground assessment, and community integration.
- Cover; Contents; Chapter 1 Evidence-Based Practice and Activity-Based Therapy for Recovery of Posture, Standing, and Walking; I. Rehabilitation of Walking After Neurologic Injury or Disease: A Historical Perspective; II. Recovery of Posture and Walking After Spinal Cord Injury; A. Functional Deficits After Spinal Cord Injury; B. Physical Rehabilitation After Spinal Cord Injury; III. Recovery of Posture and Walking After Stroke; A. Functional Deficits After Stroke; B. Physical Rehabilitation After Stroke; IV. Evidence-Based Practice
A. Evidence-Based, Restorative Strategies for Rehabilitation After Neurologic Insult: Locomotor TrainingChapter 2 Evidence for Locomotor Training; I. Neural Control of Locomotion; A. Central Pattern Generation; B. Interaction of Sensory Input with Spinal Cord Interneuronal Networks; C. Activity-Dependent Plasticity and Task-Specific Training; II. Evidence of Sensory Processing by Human Spinal Networks; III. Translation of Scientific Evidence into a Rehabilitation Intervention; A. Activity-Based Therapy (Locomotor Training); B. Clinical Evidence for Functional Recovery in Spinal Cord Injury
C. Clinical Evidence for Functional Recovery in StrokeChapter 3 Locomotor Training as an Activity-Based Therapy for Posture, Standing, and Walking; I. Compensation-Based Rehabilitation to Activity-Based Therapy; A. Compensation Approaches; B. Activity-Based Therapy; II. Locomotor Training Principles; A. Maximize Weight-Bearing on the Legs (Principle 1); B. Optimize Sensory Cues Appropriate for Specific Motor Task (Principle 2); C. Optimize Kinematics for Each Motor Task (Principle 3); D. Maximize Recovery Strategies; Minimize Compensation Strategies (Principle 4)
III. Locomotor Training Therapeutic ComponentsA. Step Training; B. Overground Assessment; C. Community Integration; IV. Phases of Recovery; A. Phase 1; B. Phase 2; C. Phase 3; D. Phase 4; V. Areas of Progression; A. Endurance; B. Speed; C. Weight-Bearing (Load); D. Independence; VI. Clinical Model; A. Equipment; B. Staffing; C. Clinical Guidelines; Chapter 4 Basic Skills for Implementation of Locomotor Training; I. Proper Attire, Harness Application, and Support Apparatus; A. Proper Client Attire; B. Applying the Harness; C. System Requirements
D. Positioning Client on Treadmill with Body Weight SupportII. Client and Trainer Positions During Standing; A. Client Position; B. Hip Trainer; C. Leg Trainers; III. Client and Trainer Positions During Stepping; A. Client Position; B. Hip Trainer; C. Leg Trainers; D. Alternate Hand Placements; Chapter 5 Basic Skills for Retraining the Nervous System; I. Locomotor Training: The Step Training Component; II. Step Retraining; A. Initiation; B. Stance; C. Stance-to-Swing Transition; D. Swing; E. Swing-to-Stance Transition; F. Body Weight Support on the Treadmill Operator; III. Step Adaptability
IV. Stand Retraining
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index.
Description based on print version record.
- Behrman, Andrea L., editor.
Barbeau, Hugues, 1953- editor.
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