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Cram's Introduction to Surface Electromyography, Second Edition

Author(s): Eleanor Criswell, EdD, Director, Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training, Professor Emeritus, Sonoma State University
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763732745
  • ISBN-10:0763732745
  • Paperback    412 pages      © 2011
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A comprehensive resource for health professions students and practitioners, including physical and occupational therapists, chiropractors, and behavioral medicine students, Cram's Introduction to Surface Electromyography clearly explains how to use SEMG to treat a variety of neuromuscular conditions. It covers the development of SEMG, instrumentation, assessment, and treatment, and features a detailed atlas for electrode placement. This updated edition includes expanded "quick reference" items created by Glenn Kasman, as well as a new chapter on Assessment and Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders. The chapter on Dynamic Assessment and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Problems has also been updated and revised. With a quick reference section and an atlas including line drawings and color photographs, this text is a valuable resource for health professions students and practitioners.

• Provides a comprehensive introduction to surface electromyography
• Features a detailed electrode atlas with illustrations of 68 electrode placement sites
• Includes helpful “quick reference” items throughout the text
• Addresses the growing uses for surface electromyography
• Includes data from the latest research studies on the use of SEMG in work performance,
sports performance, rehabilitation, and movement analysis

Features & Benefits

  • An expanded "quick reference" section

  • New chapter on Assessment and Treatment of Neuromuscular Disorders

  • Updated chapter on Dynamic Assessment and Treatment of Musculoskeletal Problems

  • Includes photographs showing electrode placement

  •  Instructor Resources: Instructor’s Manual with Discussion Questions, PowerPoint Slides with Image Bank, and a TestBank

Part  I  The Basics of Surface Electromyography By Jeffrey R. Cram and Glenn S. Kasman
  Chapter  1  Introduction
  Chapter  2  Anatomy and Physiology
  Chapter  3  Instrumentation
  Chapter  4  Electrodes and Site Selection Strategies
  Chapter  5  General Assessment Considerations
  Chapter  6  Static Assessment and Clinical Protocol
  Chapter  7  Emotional Assessment and Clinical Protocol
  Chapter  8  Dynamic Assessment
  Chapter  9  Treatment Considerations and Protocols
  Chapter  10  Documentation
Part  II  Surface Electromyography: Past, Present and Future
  Chapter  11  The History of Muscle Dysfunction and Surface Electromyography By J. R. Cram and M. Durie
  Chapter  12  Somatics and Surface Electromyography By Eleanor Criswell
  Chapter  13  Electromyographic Assessment of Female Pelvic Floor Disorders By Marek Jantos
  Chapter  14  Surface Electromyography Past, Present, and Future By Eleanor Criswell
  Chapter  15  Conclusion By Jeffrey R. Cram, Glenn S. Kasman, and Eleanor Criswell
Part  III  Atlas for Electrode Placement By Jeffrey R. Cram and Glenn S. Kasman with Jonathan Holtz
  Chapter  16  Electrode Atlas Overview
  Chapter  17  Electrode Placements
  Appendix  A  Glossary of Terms
  Appendix  B  Answers to Chapter Questions

Eleanor Criswell, EdD-Director, Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training, Professor Emeritus, Sonoma State University

Eleanor Criswell, Ed.D.

Director, Novato Institute for Somatic Research and Training

Professor Emeritus

Sonoma State University

The following instructor resources are available to qualified instructors for download

ISBN-13: 9780763732745

Instructor Manual
Slides in PowerPoint Format
Test Bank