The Female Pelvis

The Female Pelvis Author
ISBN-10 0939616386
Year 2003-01-01
Pages 159
Language en
Publisher Eastland Pr-International Rebate Code
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Describes and illustrates the functional anatomy of the female pelvic region, and how it changes during different phases of a woman's life. Specific exercises are provided for self-discovery and to increase flexibility, strength, and coordination of each function. Of special interest to women preparing for pregnancy, childbirth, and its aftermath.

No Risk Abs

No Risk Abs Author Blandine Calais-Germain
ISBN-10 9781594777554
Year 2011-05-12
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An illustrated guide to the anatomy of the abdominal muscles and how to tone them successfully without injury • Presents the 16 most effective and safest abdominal exercises for great abs • Reveals how common ab exercises, such as crunches, can damage the spine, pelvic floor, diaphragm, and internal organs • Offers tips to get rid of belly fat--both superficial fat and deeper visceral fat Presenting a new type of abdominal exercise program designed with the body’s anatomical relationships in mind, Blandine Calais-Germain reveals the 6 underlying principles for working the abs efficiently, 7 exercises to get you ready, and the 16 most effective and safest abdominal exercises for a flat belly. Pointing out that ab exercises are not without risk, she reviews the most common abdominal exercises, such as crunches and leg lifts, and explains how to avoid injury to the neck, lower back, pelvic floor, diaphragm, prostate, and internal organs as well as how to protect these vital structures with appropriate abdominal work. Exploring this often misunderstood region of the body in her trademark anatomical style, Calais-Germain details the muscular structures that make up the abs, revealing that strength alone is not the sole factor in a flat stomach. Including tips to get rid of belly fat--both superficial fat and deeper visceral fat--this book reveals how to get great abs, lose weight, gain strength, and build your core all without hurting yourself.

Anatomy of Breathing

Anatomy of Breathing Author
ISBN-10 IND:30000126337348
Year 2006-01-01
Pages 232
Language en
Publisher Eastland Pr-International Rebate Code
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"Everyone breathes, yet few of us understand how to consciously control breathing to improve our well-being and the quality of many daily activities. 'Anatomy of Breathing' is a clear and helpful guide to both the theory and practice of breathing in its many variations. Hundreds of expert drawings along with easy-to-understand text help you explore just how breathing works. Once you re acquainted with the principal organs, structures, and forces that affect breathing, you will learn how to control them to enhance the quality and variety of breathing in your own life. Along the way, you will also correct many common misconceptions about breathing. 'Anatomy of Breathing' is filled with helpful practice pages. Here you will learn simple exercises to prepare your body for the benefits of different types of breathing. You will then be shown, step by step, how to practice some of the most common and useful breathing techniques on your own."--From publisher description.

Pelvic Power

Pelvic Power Author Eric N. Franklin
ISBN-10 0871272598
Year 2003
Pages 119
Language en
Publisher
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Combining scientific principles with movement and imagery exercises that are both effective and fun, this book demonstrates how to create a stronger body by toning the pelvic floor. Focusing on the biomechanics of the pelvic floor, which acts as a support for the inner organs and contains a passage for the urethra, the sex organs, and the rectum, this guide shows how the pelvic floor plays an important role in almost all movements, balance, and body posture. The exercises train the muscles and joints and improve the tone of the organs, thereby increasing energy flow, eliminating incontinence, and keeping sexual organs healthy. The mind-body techniques are used to increase awareness of this part of the body and to improve sexual stamina.

Preparing for a Gentle Birth

Preparing for a Gentle Birth Author Blandine Calais-Germain
ISBN-10 9781594778131
Year 2012-07-26
Pages 192
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An illustrated hands-on guide to the dynamics of the female pelvis for expectant mothers, midwives, and birth professionals • Provides fully illustrated exercises to help the expectant mother prepare her pelvis for birth and gain confidence in her body’s innate ability to birth her child • Details the anatomical intricacies of the female pelvis and its capabilities for expansion and return to its original form • Presents movements and positions to ease discomfort, enhance the productivity of contractions, aid the internal expansion of the pelvis, and prevent and treat issues that may arise such as “failure to progress” The dynamic power of the female pelvis is the key to a gentle birth. Throughout pregnancy, hormones soften the ligaments and joints of the pelvis in preparation for labor, a time when the four bones of the pelvis--the two ilia (hip bones), the coccyx (tailbone), and the sacrum--do their intimate dance of release, rotation, and counter-rotation around the soon-to-be newborn. In this hands-on guide based on 15 years of research and workshops in maternity wards, movement teachers and health professionals Blandine Calais-Germain and Núria Vives Parés detail the anatomical intricacies of the female pelvis and its capabilities for expansion and return to its original form. Providing fully illustrated exercises to help the expectant mother prepare for this pelvic transformation and gain confidence in her body’s innate ability to birth her child, they also present a variety of movements and positions for use during the different stages of labor to ease discomfort, enhance the productivity of contractions, aid the internal expansion of the pelvis, and prevent and treat issues that may arise such as “failure to progress.” Ideal for the expectant mother and her birthing partner, this book will be a welcome addition to the library of every midwife, obstetrician, doula, and movement professional who teaches pregnant women.

Woman

Woman Author Natalie Angier
ISBN-10 9781844089918
Year 2014-08-07
Pages 560
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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WOMAN explores the essence of what it means to be female. In mapping the inner woman - from organs to orgasms - Natalie Angier presents an extraordinary new vision of the female body as an evolutionary masterpiece. 'Anyone living in or near a female body should read this book' - Gloria Steinem 'Women have long been regarded as slaves to biology and evolution, prisoners in a hormonal swamp. But now, some of the sacred tenets of evolutionary psychology . . . have come under fresh challenge. As the century turns, it could be Goodbye women's lib; hello female liberation! . . . WOMAN is a delicious cocktail of estrogen and amphetamine designed to pump up the ovaries as well as the cerebral cortex' - Barbara Ehrenreich, Time magazine 'Drawing on science, literature and history, Angier provides valuable insight into the power of hormones, breast milk and the all-important clitoris. A must for every woman's bookshelf' - Woman's Journal

Anatomy of Movement

Anatomy of Movement Author Blandine Calais-Germain
ISBN-10 0939616580
Year 2008
Pages 282
Language en
Publisher Eastland Pr-International Rebate Code
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Anatomy of Movement: Exercises, the companion volume to Anatomy of Movement, describes and illustrates, through hundreds of photographs and drawings, a comprehensive series of exercises involving the most common movements of the body. Over a hundred new illustrations were added in this revised edition.The exercises were chosen on the basis of their effectiveness and with concern for their safety. Some are designed to focus on strengthening a particular region or muscle group, others the entire body. Each exercise prepares the body to respond well to the demands of particular movements. Together they serve as a basis for the more specialized movements associated with various physical disciplines and therapies.

Evidence based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor

Evidence based Physical Therapy for the Pelvic Floor Author Kari Bø
ISBN-10 9780443101465
Year 2007
Pages 435
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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This unique book bridges the gap between evidence-based research and clinical practice. Edited by Kari Bo who has done pioneering research in this area, each chapter focuses on the evidence, from basic studies (theories or rationales for the treatment) and RCTs (appraisal of effectiveness), to the implications of these for clinical practice, and finally in recommendations on how to start, continue and progress treatment. Detailed treatment strategies - pelvic floor muscle training, biofeedback, electrical stimulation. Information on pelvic floor dysfunction in specific groups - men, children, elite athletes, the elderly, pregnancy, neurological diseases. Detailed illustrations of pelvic floor anatomy and related neuroanatomy/neurophysiology. MRIs and ultrasounds showing normal and dysfunctional pelvic floor. Clinical practice guidelines. Critical appraisal of RCTs. Strategies to reduce drop-out in conservative treatment.

Anatomy of Voice

Anatomy of Voice Author Blandine Calais-Germain
ISBN-10 9781620554203
Year 2015-10-15
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An illustrated guide to the dynamic physiological structures that create and individualize the voice • Explores the structures of the vocal tract and their functional relationships to the entire musculoskeletal system with detailed drawings • Examines the components of the larynx and pharynx, the effects of muscular tensions on the vocal cords, the importance of skeletal alignment, and the complex roles of the diaphragm, soft palate, lips, and tongue in vocalization • Provides exercises and techniques for increased air flow, correct posture, proper tongue position, jaw relaxation, and toning of the soft palate to improve the voice When we use the voice, we involve the entire body. Our internal balance, muscular tone, skeletal alignments, soft tissue flexibility, and even our eye movements are reflected in the voice we project to our audience, whether one person or thousands. Using the signature anatomical style of Blandine Calais-Germain’s groundbreaking book Anatomy of Movement, this illustrated guide presents a dynamic, integrated study of the physical structures of the vocal tract and their functional relationships to the entire musculoskeletal system. From the individual bones and muscles of the head and neck to the intricate structure of the shoulders to the abdominal muscles and pelvis, the authors explain how each part of the body moves, flexes, vibrates, and supports the creation and individualization of the voice. With detailed drawings and clear, concise text, they examine the individual components of the larynx and pharynx, the effects of muscular tensions on the vocal cords, proper alignment of the skull, rib cage, and pelvis, the intimate relationship between breath and voice, and the complex roles of the diaphragm, soft palate, lips, and tongue in vocalization. They provide simple exercises and techniques for increasing air flow and force, correct posture, proper positioning of the tongue, relaxation of the jaw, and toning of the soft palate. Whether singer, teacher, actor, lawyer, politician, or workshop leader, this book reveals how understanding your vocal anatomy enables you to express your best voice.

Workbook and Lab Manual for Sonography

Workbook and Lab Manual for Sonography Author Reva Arnez Curry
ISBN-10 9780323323628
Year 2015-11-16
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Curry and Tempkin's Workbook for Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 4th Edition is the essential reinforcement and review tool for visual information covered in the text. This Workbook supports and completes the text by providing an excellent introduction to sonography and preparing you to accurately identify sonographic pathology and abnormalities. Each chapter opens with review questions and features drawings from the text - with parallel sonograms where appropriate - that include leader lines to label structures. You fill in the labels to identify structures, reinforcing visual and auditory learning from the text. You can also refer to the text if you are uncertain or need to review an area. Unlabeled line drawings and images from every chapter allow for immediate, thorough review of material - and let you refer to the text's diagrams and Workbook's appendix for answers. Review questions test you on information learned in the text. User-friendly standardized chapter format means you know exactly where to go for review in each chapter. NEW! Thorough coverage of the newest U.S. imaging techniques keeps you informed about the latest developments and prepares you to meet the challenges of the clinical environment. NEW! Three brand new chapters give you the most up-to-date information on fetal echocardiography, laboratory values, and ergonomics. NEW! 340 added content review questions provide you with extra practice on core content from Curry and Tempkin's textbook. NEW! Updated sonograms present the best and latest images from state-of-the-art equipment, including 3D and 4D images.

Workbook and Lab Manual for Sonography

Workbook and Lab Manual for Sonography Author Reva Arnez Curry
ISBN-10 9780323327657
Year 2015-11-06
Pages 480
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Curry and Tempkin’s Workbook for Sonography: Introduction to Normal Structure and Function, 4th Edition is the essential reinforcement and review tool for visual information covered in the text. This Workbook supports and completes the text by providing an excellent introduction to sonography and preparing you to accurately identify sonographic pathology and abnormalities. Each chapter opens with review questions and features drawings from the text — with parallel sonograms where appropriate — that include leader lines to label structures. You fill in the labels to identify structures, reinforcing visual and auditory learning from the text. You can also refer to the text if you are uncertain or need to review an area. Unlabeled line drawings and images from every chapter allow for immediate, thorough review of material — and let you refer to the text’s diagrams and Workbook’s appendix for answers. Review questions test you on information learned in the text. User-friendly standardized chapter format means you know exactly where to go for review in each chapter. NEW! Thorough coverage of the newest U.S. imaging techniques keeps you informed about the latest developments and prepares you to meet the challenges of the clinical environment. NEW! Three brand new chapters give you the most up-to-date information on fetal echocardiography, laboratory values, and ergonomics. NEW! 340 added content review questions provide you with extra practice on core content from Curry and Tempkin’s textbook. NEW! Updated sonograms present the best and latest images from state-of-the-art equipment, including 3D and 4D images.

Workbook for Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography E Book

Workbook for Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography   E Book Author Sandra L. Hagen-Ansert
ISBN-10 9780323441827
Year 2017-03-10
Pages 576
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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The Workbook for Textbook of Diagnostic Sonography, 8th Edition is the perfect chapter-by-chapter learning companion to the market leading text. Filled with engaging activities, review questions, and case studies, it strengthens your critical thinking skills — and helps reinforce key sonography concepts and the latest advances in the field. A variety of question formats, including matching, short answer, multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, and labeling, accommodate different learning styles. This edition features updated images and scans, in addition to revised content that reflects the newest curriculum standards. Review questions presented in a variety of formats, including short answers, multiple-choice, matching, fill-in-the-blank, and labeling, accommodate different learning styles. Image analysis exercises help you identify pathologic conditions you may encounter in the clinical setting. Anatomy labeling activities test your ability to recognize anatomic structures in sonographic images. A review of key terms and pathology allows you to test your knowledge of the text material. NEW! Updated content reflects the newest curriculum standards, providing you with the pertinent information needed for passing the boards. NEW! Updated images and scans reflect the latest advances in the field and help you prepare for the boards and clinicals. NEW! Case reviews with accompanying images challenge you to apply your knowledge to real-world clinical situations.

No Risk Pilates

No Risk Pilates Author Blandine Calais-Germain
ISBN-10 9781594776977
Year 2012-05-11
Pages 128
Language en
Publisher Simon and Schuster
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An illustrated, anatomical guide to improve the benefits of your Pilates workout while also preventing injury • Examines the correct movements, specific risks, and common mistakes associated with 8 fundamental Pilates exercises, including practices using Pilates exercise equipment • Offers guidelines to increase the effectiveness of your Pilates workout, maintain correct alignment, improve stability, and prevent injury to the pelvis, back, wrists, and ankles Developed in the early 20th century by accomplished boxer and gymnast Joseph Pilates, the Pilates Method aligns the body, builds long, lean muscles, and develops core abdominal strength. However, practiced improperly, Pilates exercises can lead to injuries such as pinched discs, hyperextension of the wrists, or low-back pain. No-Risk Pilates reveals how to minimize the risk of injury and maximize physical benefit for a strong, toned, and aligned physique. Using Blandine Calais-Germain’s signature anatomical style, this illustrated guide examines the body’s movements during 8 fundamental Pilates exercises, including practices using the Pilates Reformer, and explores the specific risks and common mistakes associated with each exercise. Detailing how injuries occur to the pelvis, back, wrists, and ankles during Pilates, the authors offer tips and guidelines to maintain correct alignment, improve stability, and prevent injury as well as increase the effectiveness of your Pilates workout.

Bontrager s Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy E Book

Bontrager s Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy   E Book Author John Lampignano
ISBN-10 9780323481274
Year 2017-03-07
Pages 848
Language en
Publisher Elsevier Health Sciences
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Master radiographic positioning with this comprehensive, user-friendly text. Focusing on one projection per page, Bontrager’s Textbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 9th Edition includes all of the positioning and projection information you need to know in a clear, bulleted format. Positioning photos, radiographic images, and radiographic overlays, presented side-by-side with the explanation of each procedure, show you how to visualize anatomy and produce the most accurate images. Updated to reflect the latest ARRT competencies and ASRT curriculum guidelines, it features more than 200 of the most commonly requested projections to prepare you for clinical practice. Labeled radiographs (radiographic overlays) identify key radiographic anatomy and landmarks to help you recognize anatomy and determine if you have captured the correct diagnostic information on your images. Positioning chapters, organized with one projection per page, present a manageable amount of information in an easily accessible format. Unique page layout with positioning photos, radiographic images, and radiographic overlays presented side-by-side with the text explanation of each procedure to facilitate comprehension and retention. Pathologic Indications list and define the pathologies most likely to be encountered during procedures covered in each chapter to help you understand the whole patient and improve your ability to produce radiographs that make diagnosis easy for the physician. Pathology Demonstrated sections explain why a particular projection is needed, or what pathology might be demonstrated, to give you a larger frame of reference and a better understanding of the reasoning behind each projection. Radiographic Criteria on positioning pages provide standards for evaluating the quality of each radiograph, helping you develop a routine for evaluating radiographic quality. Pediatric Applications prepare students for clinical success — and prepare technologists to deal competently with the special needs of their pediatric patients. Geriatric Applications include general information on positioning techniques and patient handling for geriatric patients, fostering an understanding of the challenges these patients present to the technologist. Critique Radiographs demonstrate positioning errors and help you avoid similar errors in clinicals. Instructor resources include an accompanying Evolve website with PowerPoint slides, an image collection, and a test bank to help instructors prepare for class. Student resources include a workbook and handbook to help you better understand and retain complicated material.