Card Set Information
babyar spring 2013
isotonic reversals - purpose?
to facilitate coordinated recip movements
improve smooth reversal of mvmnt directions
facil contraction of ag/antagonist pairs
prevent or relieve fatigue
purpose of quick-stretch
mid range - it can encourage mvmnt vs fatigue
improve pt's awareness of mvmnt
can be used with any other technique
special techniques - combos of isotonics, def?
use of eccentric, concentric, & maintained isotonic contractions in 1 direction of a given diagonal
... you alternate btwn them smoothly, cuing the pt w yr hands and voice
purpose of combos of isotonics
mimic ADLs (we raise, hold, bring things down...)
train pt to transition btwn these 3 types of contractions
PT resists throughout, fluidly
in combos of isotonics, when does the PT control speed?
concentric & maintained isotonic
in combos of isotonics, when does the pt control speed?