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  • Life-Span Human Development 2nd Revised and Enlarged Edition
    Life-Span Human Development 2nd Revised and Enlarged Edition
    • Written by: Reiko Ueda
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-399-8

    This book looks upon human beings from a developmental viewpoint, by not focusing only on birth to childhood and then young adulthood as the conventional textbooks, but by describing the quantitative and qualitative changes in one’s life from adulthood to death. This is a helpful guidebook not only for students whose purposes are becoming professionals of health and medical care, but also for students of education and welfare, and practicing staffs who engage in these fields.

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  • Practical Kinesiology for Student of PT and OT ― From Biomechanics to Kinesics
    Practical Kinesiology for Student of PT and OT ― From Biomechanics to Kinesics
    • Edited by: Noriko Kamakura, Shigeru Tanaka
    • Published: 1994 / ISBN978-4-89590-032-4

    This is a much-expected practical textbook on kinesiology backed up by long-term clinical experiences of the authors, best suited for PT and OT training institutions. Purpose of exercise, basic knowledge, procedure of exercise, ways to summarize results, and points of speculation; all are illustrated clearly with details and examples. Necessary knowledge for training practitioners, such as, construction of the limbs, body movement, human behavior, physical space and physiological change, are learned through experience in this text. How to write report papers which is necessary after training exercises is also clearly explained using specific examples.

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  • Introduction to Statistics for PT and OT
    Introduction to Statistics for PT and OT
    • Written by: Munetaka Watanabe, Harue Terami, Tsubasa Kaneko
    • Published: 1997 / ISBN978-4-89590-054-6

    This is a greatly detailed book on the first steps into statistics, based on 38 cases related with clinical rehabilitation. Mathematical formulas are eliminated as much as possible, complicated statistic theories are avoided, and only the calculation procedures are shown in this book. Rather than being strictly precise mathematically, this book regards as utmost priority, that each verification method can actually and properly be used. It is a “pre-introductory” on statistics essential for beginning PTs and OTs, and also for students.

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  • The Science of Imagery
    The Science of Imagery
    • Edited by: Syu Morioka, Atsushi Matsuo
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-409-4

    We often use the word “image” such as “that patient does not have a good body image,” or “that person has a big imagination (motor imagery)” without any thought. The image terminology is often used to evaluate reaction of an individual’s body or his or her action/movement. Today, image evaluation based mental practice is used actively, and evidences are gradually built.

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  • Pain Rehabilitation
    Pain Rehabilitation
    • Written by: Takako Matsubara, Minoru Okita, Syu Morioka
    • Published: 2011 / ISBN978-4-89590-385-1

    In recent years, the rehabilitation care professionals are highly in need and counted on in the field of pain-relief treatment. However, there is only so many book that is organized from rehabilitation aspect is little to none. Young researchers of this generation explain basics, useful evaluation and treatment for clinical practice of pain rehabilitation from respective specialties.

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  • Skin Kinesiology
    Skin Kinesiology
    • Edited by: Tsutomu Fukui
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-370-7

    On the skin, wrinkles are observed and stretched in various parts while the body is in motion. Articular range of motion is improved when skin is guided toward the direction where it moves while exercising. Scar formation after surgeries affecting joint movement is widely known among clinicians; however, many of them feel the effect of that scar is not contained on only that part of the skin. There is no book that answers questions about behavioral characteristics of skin, yet they seem to have follow a certain principle. This book illustrates the characteristics and principles of the skin clearly using scientific verifications and long years of clinical experience, and comprehensively compiles treatment techniques for movement difficulty with methods of range of motion approach for each body part and cases in detail. Highly recommended for those who work with human bodies.

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  • Physical Kinesiology ― Messages from Perception and Cognition
    Physical Kinesiology ― Messages from Perception and Cognition
    • Written by: Takahiro Higuchi, Syu Morioka
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-319-6

    Two authors have introduced their study results of cognitive science, each from the perspectives of their specific areas, “experimental psychology,” and “rehabilitation medicine”. Upon this, they have written a reader friendly book which describes how perceptual and cognitive functions contribute to body motions. They have also pointed out the clinical importance to understand the functions of perception and cognition in this book.

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  • The World of Rehabilitation Medicine
    The World of Rehabilitation Medicine
    • Written by: Satoshi Ueda
    • Published: 1992 / ISBN978-4-89590-012-6

    This is a long-awaited medical discussion on rehabilitation which illustrates various topics that confront the principles of rehabilitation medicine as science technology, by returning to these viewpoints; development of rehabilitation medicine, and its ethos. It is most suitable as an orientation for beginners, and as a daily guide for people already engaged in rehabilitation care. This is the grand sum of the author’s practice and studies of rehabilitation medicine for more than 30 years.

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  • Group Training for Higher Brain Dysfunction
    Group Training for Higher Brain Dysfunction
    • Edited and Written by: Keiko Nakajima
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-342-4

    This is a practical manual for group exercise for patients with higher cerebral dysfunction, which covers from effective exercises that aims different goals correspond to each patient's own recovery level, to group counseling sessions for patients with depression that caused by their own awareness of conditions, and for their families who are lacking in understandings and knowledge and suffering emotional fatigues from looking after their loved ones with dysfunction.

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  • Comprehensible Higher Cerebral Dysfunction
    Comprehensible Higher Cerebral Dysfunction
    • Written by: Keiko Nakajima
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-323-3

    Higher cerebral dysfunction is an unseen disability of the “brain function.” Therefore, without a medical understanding concerning this “brain function”, real understanding of higher cerebral dysfunction is difficult. This book devotes itself to being the most comprehensible text on the intensely difficult points in the medical understanding of the higher cerebral dysfunction, by the use of pictures and readable text. It is highly recommended for clinicians and persons with this dysfunction, and people involved with these patients, to share common language and to help better understand each other.

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  • Higher Cerebral Function Rehabilitation that Support Daily Life
    Higher Cerebral Function Rehabilitation that Support Daily Life
    • Written by: Keiji Hashimoto
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-307-3

    Being said as an unseen disability, higher brain dysfunction is a disability which is easily misunderstood. What exactly is higher cerebral function? What is higher brain dysfunction? These basic issues are discussed along with how rehabilitation for higher brain dysfunction should be carried out, its diagnosis and examination, ways of communication with patients and family, and corresponding methods that can be carried out starting today. All of these are covered in one compact book. It is a must-read for nurses, rehabilitation staffs, and physicians.

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  • Kaifukuki Rehabilitation for Brain Injury
    Kaifukuki Rehabilitation for Brain Injury
    • Edited and Written by: Akiko Morita
    • Written by: the Study Group of Movement, Cognitive and Action
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-396-7

    This book is a manual designed to expand the area of shared knowledge in addition to each expertise of PT, OT, and ST for grasping patient's symptoms comprehensively and to encourage high-quality cooperation to deliver effective rehabilitation.

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  • Recovery Rehabilitation Unit 2nd Edition
    Recovery Rehabilitation Unit 2nd Edition
    • Edited by: Japan Association of Rehabilitation Hospital and Institution
    • Written by: Kaifukuki Rehabilitation Ward Association
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-343-1

     

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  • Maintenance Stage Rehabilitation – Developing Daily-Life Supporting Rehabilitation —
    Maintenance Stage Rehabilitation – Developing Daily-Life Supporting Rehabilitation —
    • Edited by: Japan Association of Rehabilitation Hospital and Institution
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-344-8

    Long day-to-day life in the local community awaits elderly and disabled persons after going through condensed rehabilitation periods from acute stages to early ambulation, and then to recovery periods. This book introduces real specific cases of maintenance stage rehabilitation service application and the actualities of coalition of various professions, and proposes systems which can offer comprehensive rehabilitation service and how it is supposed to be in the future. This is for all of those who tackle the maintenance stage of rehabilitation with love and passion.

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  • Study Manual for National PT・OT Exam
    Study Manual for National PT・OT Exam
    • Written by: Chikara Meguro
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-334-9

    Is your “studying method” for the upcoming national examination really efficient? In fact, national examinations of today are created very openly. Therefore, there is no fear once you know the enemy (correct information) and yourself (self-grading system). This is a “practical coaching book” to learn the correct way to study. It is recommended not only to students preparing for exams, but also to educators who administrate the national examinations as well.

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  • Workbook on Bioethics for Health and Medical Service Personnel
    Workbook on Bioethics for Health and Medical Service Personnel
    • Written by: Hiromi Yoshikawa
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-305-9

    This book first of all, presents a scenario. By imagining the situation and answering questions, the reader can think about bioethics and be trained on this subject. Also by association with typical cases, the reader is able to become aware of the ethics issue (oppressed dignity and inequality) hidden in ordinal daily lives. It enhances your sensibility of ethics - a strongly recommended book for rehabilitation staffs and nurses.

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  • Life-Span Development and Play
    Life-Span Development and Play
    • Written by: Reiko Ueda
    • Published: 2007 / ISBN978-4-89590-256-6

    Our country has reached today’s circumstances in a short period of time compared to other countries with high longevity rates. On the other hand, in countries with long life-expectancy rates in the West, play has an important role, especially in adulthood. This is a compilation of practical achievements of the author, the establisher of Life-Span Developmental Studies, who has verified by positive research, the importance of play in human development. It is for readers to see new approaches to human development, and reaffirm the significance of play from the perspectives of life-span human development.

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  • Face to Face Rehabilitation in English
    Face to Face Rehabilitation in English
    • Written by: Dale Ann Sato
    • Published: 1996 / ISBN948-4-89590-053-9

    This is a practical English textbook which responds to our cross-country era. It is essential for communication with English speaking patients and colleagues, for studying abroad or overseas training, and preparing for international conferences. With technical terminology for rehabilitation, the text contains practice exercises that are soon to be useful. Also, the secrets for cross-cultural communication which makes English conversation go easy, are enjoyably illustrated.

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  • New Educational Therapy for Children with Developmental Disabilities For Children, their Families and their Future
    New Educational Therapy for Children with Developmental Disabilities For Children, their Families and their Future
    • Written by: Tadao Imagawa
    • Published: 2000 / ISBN978-4-89590-107-9

    The author has reexamined the conventional disability-and neurophysiological-treatment-theory-centered educational therapy from his 27 years of experience, and summed up what is being required today. These are, according to the author’s original view, educational therapy, theory, techniques, and philosophy which put forward the importance of “lifelong education”, “child-and-family-centered educational therapy”, and “educational therapy which targets family-life functions”.

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  • The Results and Responsibilities of Rehabilitation Despair After Despair, and Towards Resurrection
    The Results and Responsibilities of Rehabilitation Despair After Despair, and Towards Resurrection
    • Written by: Kanta Ikenoue
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-341-7

    When an accident left a successful businessman with disabilities, he started to have numerous questions and conflicts about rehabilitation therapies while he participating them. Are patients' opinions and wishes taken in consideration? Is your rehabilitation stuff's plan dogmatic? Can results of those rehabilitation plans make patients and their families satisfied when they leave the hospitals? This book raises important question of rehabilitation and its responsibility.

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  • Rethinking Disability Acceptance From “Disability Acceptance” to “Freedom with Disability”
    Rethinking Disability Acceptance From “Disability Acceptance” to “Freedom with Disability”
    • Written by: Akiko Tajima
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-338-7

    What in that person are you trying to support?
    By pursuing the meaning of “disability acceptance,” a term which we tend to use quite vaguely, we begin to see what we are really trying to help.
    This is a full-scale discussion on rehabilitation which reconstructs the meaning of rehabilitation from the viewpoint of disability studies.

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  • Maximizing Rehabilitation Effects : Applied Behavior Analysis Changes Exercise Therapy and ADL Training 2nd Edition
    Maximizing Rehabilitation Effects : Applied Behavior Analysis Changes Exercise Therapy and ADL Training 2nd Edition
    • Edited by: Yuji Yamasaki, Junichi Yamamoto
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-407-0

    This book solves the problems of patients by understanding not only their clinical conditions and disabilities, but the atmosphere in which they live. Exercise therapies and specific intervention methods for ADL training, a compiled review of various cases, and specific baseline data of muscular strength and balance ability indispensable for setting goals; all are provided in this one book, making practice and application possible in a short period of time. This book, which offers hints to bring out patient capacities from the view point of applied behavior analysis, is more than inspiring for therapists facing the hurdles of clinical practice.

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  • The Things You Think You Know ― Dos and Don’ts of Rehabilitation
    The Things You Think You Know ― Dos and Don’ts of Rehabilitation
    • Edited and Written by: Masahiro Abo, Keiji Hashimoto
    • Published: 2009 / ISBN978-4-89590-332-5

    “Sense and Senselessness” series for “rehabilitation” has come out at last; a booklet with clinical knowledge that cannot be learned only from textbooks! This book, which collects the clinical knowledge of experts with strong beliefs in each field of rehabilitation, is definitely useful as a review book on latest knowledge, or for checking clinical key points rapidly, and to better establish one’s clinical skills.

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  • Acute Stage Rehabilitation Manual Pocket Edition Augmented Edition
    Acute Stage Rehabilitation Manual Pocket Edition Augmented Edition
    • Written by: St. Marianna University School of Medicine Hospital Rehabilitation Department
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-430-8

    This is a manual which illustrates with a full range of charts, the four classifications of diseases as in the cerebrovascular, respiratory, macrovascular, and motor organs, and deglutition disorder usually seen as a complication after cerebrovascular diseases and other surgeries. Contents are explained under four key issues; 1. Understanding the clinical condition, 2. Treatment, 3. Rehabilitation, 4. Contraindications and cautions. Information on medication, imaging findings, and observations of clinical examinations are also covered, making prompt and adequate rehabilitation assessment and practice possible. Its compact size enables carrying around bedsides. It is most suitable for rapid checking, especially for beginning therapists but also for mid-career therapists as well.

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  • Hemiplegia ― Techniques for Recovering the Abilities and Accomplishing Self-Help Overcoming the Limits (With 80minuite-DVD)
    Hemiplegia ― Techniques for Recovering the Abilities and Accomplishing Self-Help Overcoming the Limits (With 80minuite-DVD)
    • Written by: Munehiro Ikuta
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-295-3

    “Recovering the abilities and independence for hemiplegia patients after their initial strokes;” is the topic the author has been pursuing for 37 years. This is one of the best treatment technique manuals, which reveals what is on the summit of the presently available techniques. Furthermore, pictures and moving pictures are offered for better understanding the movements which tend to be rather incomprehensible only by words. They will surely be of help in acquiring the skills! This is the best answer for occupational therapists and physical therapists who seek to improve their techniques yet again.

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  • Theory on Housing and Environmental Improvements for OT・PT 2nd Edition
    Theory on Housing and Environmental Improvements for OT・PT 2nd Edition
    • Written by: Kan Nomura, Mime Hashimoto
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-425-4

    This book focuses on medical service personnel and caregivers who engage in improving housing and environments. It speculates on housing and environmental improvement for the elderly and disabled to live safely and comfortably, from various aspects. The contents include, from the selection of welfare equipments and their usages, to designing, and renovating houses with specific (minimum) measurements, and actual renovation cases. Construction-related regulations concerning the planning of residents are also illustrated carefully, making this book a practical guide usable on site.

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  • For OT, PT, and Care Managers How to Succeed in Home Renovation without Architectural Knowledge
    For OT, PT, and Care Managers How to Succeed in Home Renovation without Architectural Knowledge
    • Written by: Hideki Okamura
    • Published: 2007 / ISBN978-4-89590-288-5

    Japan has become a country in which 1 out of 5 people is an elderly (65 years and above). The need to renovate houses is rapidly growing. On the other hand, many (care managers, and therapists) find it difficult to overcome the complicated puzzle called home renovation. In this book therefore, well-experienced and frontline home renovators offer you the keys and clues to succeed in renovating homes. Fixing hand rails on walls, “hints for renovation” which make renovating possible without knowing how to read the plans, ways to communicate with architects who are thought to be rather difficult, points to distinguish good builders from bad ones, and many approaches which open new horizons to your thinking, useful starting today.

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  • Learning from Failure: Do-Nots on Visiting Rehabilitation
    Learning from Failure: Do-Nots on Visiting Rehabilitation
    • Edited and Written by: Kaoru Uda
    • Published: 2011 / ISBN978-4-89590-381-3

    This book brings actual cases to show examples of common mistakes on the visiting rehabilitation job and categorizes into “episode”, “cause”, “handling”, “result”, and “comment”. The failure cases are presented in “episode”; the reason and background of the failure in “cause”; the therapist’s and stuffs at service facilities actions in detail in “handling”; and improvement done by the action in “result”. In each “comment” section, the moral lesson is discussed.

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  • New Approach to Daily Activities for Parkinson's Disease Patients: Improving  mind and body functions  with daily activity tips and PD Dance
    New Approach to Daily Activities for Parkinson's Disease Patients: Improving mind and body functions with daily activity tips and PD Dance
    • Edited by: Shinichi Takabatake, Hideki Miyaguchi
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-413-1

    “When I can’t see my limbs, my body movement is disrupted.” “I’m afraid to take a shower with my eyes closed.” “I can’t move my body when I’m rushed or harassed.”
    Generally, it is known that major symptoms for Parkinson’s disease are: resting tremor, rigidity, akinesia, and postual instability. However, the editors have brought out the fact that more unfamiliar symptoms have been observed for years while interacting with patients with Parkinson’s. This book offers epidemiology and treatment to expand our understanding of Parkinson’s disease, clinical symptoms and psychosomatic functional assessment with a companion DVD introducing dance moves which are effective against symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. By bringing a new point of view to understand and support patients with this disease, this book will be an invaluable resource for both patients and caregivers.

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  • Illustrated Understanding and Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease
    Illustrated Understanding and Rehabilitation of Parkinson's Disease
    • Written by: Hiroaki Yamanaga, Shinichi Nojiri
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-353-0

    Parkinson's disease has a high incidence rate among incurable neurodegenerative diseases, yet the prognosis is usually almost as long as the average lifespan of people without it. Therefore patients with this disease require treatment, rehabilitation and care for a long time period.
    This book consistently provides etiology, the mechanism of symptoms, drug therapy, surgery, and the potential of gene therapy based on the latest findings in neuroscience studies which have rapidly developed since the 21st Century in addition to practical rehabilitation and home care support both backed up by the authors' vast experiences. It is a must-read for all health care, medical care, and welfare professionals.

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  • Bar Exercise for Fall Prevention
    Bar Exercise for Fall Prevention
    • Written by: Kazushi Yokoi, Sinnichi Takabatake, Yasuo Naito
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-365-3

    Accidental falling is one of the top reasons for forcing elders to be bedridden, and various programs of fall prevention trainings have been practiced. This book suggests a fall prevention exercise by simulated falling motions which intentionally create an unbalanced motion in the safe environment, and are not exclusively the muscle and the balance training.

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  • The Cooperation of Rehabilitation and Nursing
    The Cooperation of Rehabilitation and Nursing
    • Written by: Masahiro Tanikawa, Yoshimi Ichinomiya
    • Published: 2012 / ISBN978-4-89590-397-4

    When the team medical care is encouraged these days, the challenge lies how various professionals exercise their expertise while cooperating each other. The based on the real cases of the recovery rehabilitation ward where different therapists and nurses share a work place and a purpose, this book brings questions that nurses and rehabilitation therapists have toward each other, and explains their answers in a way that is easy to understand. This book is invaluable to interdisciplinary team cooperation.

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  • Hitoshi Ota:Thinking of “Habilis”
    Hitoshi Ota:Thinking of “Habilis”
    • Written by: Hitoshi Ota
    • Published: 2011 / ISBN978-4-89590-391-2

    The author, Hitoshi Ota, who has observed rehabilitation in Japan asks you what the real rehabilitation is; what you to do; what the “rehabilitation of the future” is. The author’s witty narrative turns to the resonating message, and gives us some hints as to what we have to do from now on.

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  • The practice of Group Rehabilitation
    The practice of Group Rehabilitation
    • Edited by: Hitoshi Ota
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-373-8

    The patient’s own motivation often makes huge difference in how successful their rehabilitation will be. From various data and testimonials from both patients and specialists support the claim that the group rehabilitation is the very effective method. This book compiles significance and methods of the group rehabilitation, and detailed accounts from real experiences of stroke patients and parties involved.

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  • 13 Principles of Group Rehabilitation Training for Stroke Patients
    13 Principles of Group Rehabilitation Training for Stroke Patients
    • Written by: Hitoshi Ota
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-375-2

    This book explains each principle comprehensively in layman's terms, so that anyone can understand the group rehabilitation's characteristics and effectiveness in treatment in no time. In the preface, about sufferings of patients, specific practice guide in the first chapter, and 13 principles for group rehabilitation in the last chapter. You can start from any chapter depending on your purpose.

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  • Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 1 for PT・OT ROM Measurement 2nd Edition
    Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 1 for PT・OT ROM Measurement 2nd Edition
    • Edited by: Syunichi Ito, Fumihiko Hoshi
    • Published: 2010 / ISBN978-4-89590-354-7

    “Measurement evaluation” is indispensable for deciding therapeutic principles and assessing effects, for physical and occupational therapists. Recently however, the accuracy of various measurement evaluations are questioned, and differences in reproducibility are seen as problematic among facilities. This book sets a boundary to conventional measurement evaluation texts, by enabling readers to learn the procedures of measurement evaluation correctly, with the use of motion pictures. It is also composed in a manner so that higher reproducibility rate for measurement evaluation can be achieved. This is a ROM measurement evaluation text for physical and occupational therapists which enables the learning of facts by reading the text, and acquiring the skills by watching the DVD.

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  • Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 2 for PT・OT Anthropometry, sensory examination and Reflex Testing, 2nd Edition
    Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 2 for PT・OT Anthropometry, sensory examination and Reflex Testing, 2nd Edition
    • Edited by: Syunichi Ito, Tsuneo Kumamoto, Kenta Kubota
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-484-1

    On anthropometry of Series 2, anthropometric indicator is introduced in an anatomically-comprehensive manner by using a human skeleton model. For reflex testing, pathological reflexes, which are mostly seen only in clinical sites, are shown on motion picture, making readers able to handle the situations on bedsides rapidly. This is one of the measurement evaluation textbook series which enables the learning of facts by reading the text, and acquiring the skills by watching the DVD.

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  • Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 3 for PT・OT MMT―Head, Neck, and Upper Limb
    Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 3 for PT・OT MMT―Head, Neck, and Upper Limb
    • Edited by: Syunichi Ito, Yasuhito Sengoku
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-313-4

     

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  • Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 4 for PT・OT MMT―Body Trunk, and Lower Limb
    Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 4 for PT・OT MMT―Body Trunk, and Lower Limb
    • Edited by: Syunichi Ito, Yasuhito Sengoku
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-314-1

    The largest feature of MMT(manual muscle testing) is judging the muscle strength “subjectively”. Therapists who lack clinical experience, therefore, feel this to be a high hurdle. This book explains the indispensable points by using photographs and text in bullet points, to improve the reliability and reproducibility of this complicated testing method. Moreover, by using motion pictures, the readers will understand MMT better, and will definitely be able to practice properly at bedsides.

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  • Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 4 for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists Balance Evaluation
    Measurement Evaluation DVD Series 4 for Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists Balance Evaluation
    • Edited by: Fumihiko Hoshi, Syunichi Ito
    • Published: 2008 / ISBN978-4-89590-316-5

    Evaluating a person's balance accurately is the basic skill for therapists. However, the function of balance has a variety of views and interpretations, depending on for example, sites of dysfunction. Therapists with less clinical experience therefore, find this a difficult task. This book shows the essential points of balance evaluation by photographs. Also in the DVD, the series of motion are carefully divided into pieces, and shown in slow-motion, enabling a deeper understanding.

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  • Range of Motion Restriction, 2nd Edition ―Understanding of Clinical Condition and Treatment Strategy
    Range of Motion Restriction, 2nd Edition ―Understanding of Clinical Condition and Treatment Strategy
    • Edited by: Minoru Okita
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-435-3

    Revised and expanded, this second edition of Range of Motion Restriction delves into contractures brought by organic changes of soft tissues surrounding joints such as dermis, skeletal muscles, ligaments, and articular capsule comprehensively. As a new challenge, authors explore the mechanism of the muscle contracture on molecular level to unravel muscle contractures. The book also covers how immobilization that is a major factor of contracture, affects pain, how those pains affect on one’s range of motion restriction, and what to look for in order to treat the problems.

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  • Thinking of “Habilis”Ⅱ
    Thinking of “Habilis”Ⅱ
    • Written by: Hitoshi Ota
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-436-0

    The author Hitoshi Ota, who has been seeking the meaning of rehabilitation in Japan, publish the sequel of Thinking of “Habilis” which contains 60 gems of short essays that speaks right into readers’ hearts and minds with his unique narrative that comprised with unique combination of warm humors and razor-sharp wits.

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  • Science of Stereching
    Science of Stereching
    • Edited by: Shigeyuki Suzuki
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-439-1

    This book is a valuable reference for types of stretching, basic knowledge of physiology and anatomy, and applicable clinical conditions. Moreover it presents the assessment and effectiveness of various stretching by reference to the papers from all over the world. The author, who has developed a number of valuable techniques and skills for stretching, wrote it as the complication of his work. It must support people who are engaged in the field of improving physical function to build up the basic skills in clinical practice.

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  • Illustrated Home-Visit Rehabilitation
    Illustrated Home-Visit Rehabilitation
    • Edited by: Home-Visit Rehabilitation Center Seigaen
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-440-7

    Seigaen has been ventured into the area of home-visit rehabilitation before the launch of nursing care insurance system and its history of the practice has been twenty years. This book is based on the long experience and the know-how obtained from their daily practices and the educational meetings with extensive amount of illustration by the author. It gives reliable advice on practical techniques of rehabilitation and the right mind, the effectiveness, the system and the cost management for home-visit rehabilitation.

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  • Driving Support after Brain Injury and Stroke
    Driving Support after Brain Injury and Stroke
    • Edited by: Itaru Takehara, Masahito Hitosugi, Osamu Watanabe
    • Supervised by: Ysuhumi Hayashi, Kyozo Yonemoto
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-442-1

    In this book, authors cover all information in order for TBI/CVA patients to return to driving safely, such as current status of injured persons, epidemiology of TBI/CVA, traffic accidents that patients may involve, physical functions for safety driving, how medicines affect driving, driving assessment by using driving simulator, and case study.

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  • Psycology for Movement Support
    Psycology for Movement Support
    • Written by: Takahiro Higuchi
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-443-8

    Backed up by copious amount of data, this textbook will help readers to strategize how you should utilize perceptions and cognitions in the practice of exercise support . It is a must-read for rehabilitation therapists and sport trainers who provide exercise support alike.

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  • Rehabilitation for Children's Development
    Rehabilitation for Children's Development
    • Written by: Keiji Hasimoto
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-446-9

    The rehabilitation is the process of how people, who are surrounding children with developmental problems, come to terms and accepting those children’s characteristics, and growing emotionally. In a concise and detailed manner, Rehabilitation for Childrem's Development lays out what we can do for children who have developmental problems in everyday situations.

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  • Encouraging Clinical Clerkship for Educating Therapist, 2nd Editon
    Encouraging Clinical Clerkship for Educating Therapist, 2nd Editon
    • Edited by: Norikazu Nakagawa
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-454-4

    Clinical clerkship (CCS) requires participation of students and urges them to archive internal growth/ increase patients’ satisfaction/ cut over-time works/ gain experiences by participating various clinical treatment/ alleviate the shortage of oppotunities for training. In this second edition, reports on CCS practical trainings in visiting home-care businesses and care facilities that rapidly increasing numbers of therapists are foraying, detailed advises for various scenes, and CCS on postgraduation training are added.

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  • Encouraging Clinical Rehabilitation: Wisdoms and Pitfalls in Daily Clinical Practice
    Encouraging Clinical Rehabilitation: Wisdoms and Pitfalls in Daily Clinical Practice
    • Written by: Sinichiro Kawakita, Kenji Kagechika, Tetsutaro Yahata
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-457-5

    The core and purpose of clinical rehabilitation is explained plain and easy, and rounded up information and findings of various treatment in different cases. Veteran exparts point out and provide solutions for 40 most freaquently encountered condition in daily practice, and easiy looked over issues. This book singlehandedly covers quintessential of clinical rehabilitation

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  • Thinking of “Habilis”Ⅲ
    Thinking of “Habilis”Ⅲ
    • Written by: Hitoshi Ota
    • Published: 2013 / ISBN978-4-89590-459-9

    In 2025, around 8 million baby-boomers will become age 75 and over. How do we support them? With the author’s poignant yet compassionate messages, this is a heartfelt shout-out for baby-boomers and health-care professionals alike.

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  • Wheelchair Seating for the Elderly, 2nd Editon
    Wheelchair Seating for the Elderly, 2nd Editon
    • Written by: Hideyuki Hirose, Takashi Kinose
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-466-7

    Increasing number of elderlies tend to stay their usual life in a wheel chair by reason of a promotion of early rising for the prevention of disuse syndrome, and keeping or improving ADL and QOL. However, it is difficult to adjust ordinary wheel chairs fit to body shape, seated posture and condition of each users. Moreover it is short of performance as “a chair” to sit for long period of time. This book covers all required knowledge such as kinesiology and mechanics, bedsores, body restraint and mat evaluation. Therefore it is utilized for several situations with elderlies, disabled and children.

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  • Locomotive Syndrome, 2nd Editon―How to Maintain Mobility throughout Our Lives
    Locomotive Syndrome, 2nd Editon―How to Maintain Mobility throughout Our Lives
    • Written by: Kozo Nakamura
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-467-4

    “Locomotive-syndrome” is a condition of having higher risk of bedridden and in need of care by a locomotor disability. This book contains a fundamental content to guide of mechanism of locomotor, “Loco-check” which enables you to check the condition of locomotor by yourself, and “Loco-training” to prevent and improve locomotive syndrome with abandunt illustlations.

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  • Visiting Rehabilitation Secrets: Learning from Awareness
    Visiting Rehabilitation Secrets: Learning from Awareness
    • Edited by: Kaoru Uda
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-471-1

    This book is written centering on “awareness” in various situations of home-visit rehabilitation. “Triggered situation”, “Words led to awareness”, “Staff’s inner thought at the situation”, “Awareness”, “Actions after awareness” and “Answers” are discussed in each paragraph by taking 50 actual cases for instance.

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  • Beginner's Guide to Attending International Conferences
    Beginner's Guide to Attending International Conferences
    • Edited by: Masahito Hitosugi, Masako Shimizu
    • Published: 2014 / ISBN978-4-89590-477-3

    This is a starting guide book for rehabilitation and medical professionals who are planning to attend international congress. Readers who are interested in participating international conference will understand how to resister the conference, how to write abstract, and how to ask questions at sessions and so on. The authors introduce the ways to attend international congress effectively by sharing tips, practical techniques and especially English skills. Through this book, you can acquire global way of thinking which would lead your success internationally.

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