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  • Sport and Exercise Science
    Sport and Exercise Science NEW
    Edited by Matjaz Merc
    ISBN 978-953-51-3795-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3794-8,
    Edited Volume
    124 pages, February, 2018
    Professional and semiprofessional sports as well as excessive amateur exercise inevitably lead to some degree of musculoskeletal injury once in a sportsman's career. Some injuries are represented as chronic injuries, which can result in irreversible ...
  • Innovations in Spinal Deformities and Postural Disorders
    Innovations in Spinal Deformities and Postural Disorders
    Edited by Josette Bettany-Saltikov and Sanja Schreiber
    ISBN 978-953-51-3542-5, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3541-8,
    Edited Volume
    218 pages, September, 2017
    Innovations in Spinal Deformities and Postural Disorders presents a compendium of innovative work in the management of spinal deformities and postural disorders. The chapters were carefully selected with clinicians, researchers, patients and parents ...
  • Frailty and Sarcopenia - Onset, Development and Clinical Challenges
    Frailty and Sarcopenia - Onset, Development and Clinical Challenges
    Edited by Yannis Dionyssiotis
    ISBN 978-953-51-3484-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3483-1,
    Edited Volume
    252 pages, August, 2017
    Frailty is considered a multisystem impairment that makes an individual vulnerable to external or internal stressors. Sarcopenia, the age-dependent loss of muscle mass and function, is proposed as the biological substrate and the pathway whereby the ...
  • Occupational Therapy - Occupation Focused Holistic Practice in Rehabilitation
    Occupational Therapy - Occupation Focused Holistic Practice in Rehabilitation
    Edited by Meral Huri
    ISBN 978-953-51-3322-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3321-6,
    Edited Volume
    230 pages, July, 2017
    This new book presents the growing occupational therapy knowledge and clinical practice. Occupational therapy, as a health profession, is concerned with preserving well-being through occupations, and its main goal is to help people participate in the ...
  • Osteonecrosis
    Osteonecrosis
    Edited by Alessandro R Zorzi and Joao Batista de Miranda
    ISBN 978-953-51-3308-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3307-0,
    Edited Volume
    116 pages, June, 2017
    In this book there are chapters written by great specialists, both doctors and dentists, addressing a very important subject for clinical practice and research: osteonecrosis. In addition to a general review of the subject matter in the introduction, ...
  • Clinical Physical Therapy
    Clinical Physical Therapy
    Edited by Toshiaki Suzuki
    ISBN 978-953-51-3112-0, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3111-3,
    Edited Volume
    230 pages, May, 2017
    Physical therapy services may be provided alongside or in conjunction with other medical services. They are performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries) with the help of other medical professionals. This book consist ...
  • Neurological Physical Therapy
    Neurological Physical Therapy
    Edited by Toshiaki Suzuki
    ISBN 978-953-51-3114-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3113-7,
    Edited Volume
    232 pages, May, 2017
    Physical therapy services may be provided alongside or in conjunction with other medical services. They are performed by physical therapists (known as physiotherapists in many countries) with the help of other medical professionals. This book consist ...
  • Developmental Diseases of the Hip - Diagnosis and Management
    Developmental Diseases of the Hip - Diagnosis and Management
    Edited by Dusko Spasovski
    ISBN 978-953-51-3074-1, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3073-4,
    Edited Volume
    114 pages, April, 2017
    There is a long list of diseases and traumatic events that affect hip joint, but none as persistent, as elusive and with profound consequences as developmental dysplasia. For many centuries, we have been struggling with its consequences while trying ...