Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing, 2nd Edition

Joint Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing

2nd Edition

By Nancy Berryman Reese, PhD, PT, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR and William D. Bandy, PhD, PT, SCS, ATC, Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR


1: Measurement of Range of Motion and Muscle Length: Background, History, and Basic Principles

2: Measurement of Range of Motion and Muscle Length: Clinical Relevance

3: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Shoulder

4: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Elbow and Forearm

5 Measurement of Range of Motion of the Wrist and Hand

6: Muscle Length Testing of the Upper Extremity

7: Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing of the Upper Extremity

8: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine

9: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Cervical Spine and Temporomandibular Joint

10: Reliability and Validity of Measurement of Range of Motion for the Spine and Temporomandibular Joint

11: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Hip

12: Measurement of Range of Motion of the Knee

13, Measurement of Range of Motion of the Ankle and Foot

14: Muscle Length testing of the Lower Extremity

15: Reliability and Validity of Measurements of Range of Motion and Muscle Length Testing of the Lower Extremity

16: Measurement of Joint Motion in Infants and Children NEW!


Appendix A: Sample Data Recording Forms

Appendix B: Normative Range of Motion for the Extremities and Spine in Adults