Recreational Therapy Basics, Techniques, and Interventions
ISBN: 1882883977
EAN13: 9781882883974
Language: English
Pages: 0
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 11.00" L x 9.00" W
Weight: 4.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Idyll Arbor
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Book Overview
Recreational Therapy Basics, Techniques, and Interventions provides 51 chapters about recreational therapy practice. Ten chapters describe the basics including topics such as activity and task analysis, body mechanics, consequences of inactivity, and effects of stress. There are 41 chapters with in-depth descriptions of techniques and interventions used by recreational therapists. These include adaptive sports, behavior strategies, disability rights education, medical play, social skills training, walking and gait training, and wheelchair mobility. Each chapter has a thorough discussion of how to apply the technique along with indications, contraindications, and efficacy research supporting the use of the technique. Expected outcomes, documentation, and links to ICF codes connect the intervention to the therapists work as part of the healthcare team.