6 Best Books on Exercise Therapy

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Exercise Therapy, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Exercise Therapy Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Exercise Therapy below.

1."The Principles of Exercise Therapy" by M Deena Gardiner
“The Principles of Exercise Therapy” Book Review: This book provides an understanding of human movements, covering topics such as Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Manual therapy, Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques, Physiotherapy Treatment, exercise physiology, and more. It is useful for beginners in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Education, and Kinesiology. The book can be used as a textbook for students in Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physical Rehabilitation, and Physical Education.

2."Exercise Therapy Principles and Practice" by Roshan Meena
3."Textbook Of Therapeutic Exercises" by Narayanan
“Textbook Of Therapeutic Exercises” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for beginners in exercise therapy, providing detailed information on the therapy and its standards. It emphasizes stimulating fast recovery in patients through exercise therapy. The book includes color illustrations, graphics, and tables to enhance comprehension. It explores how exercise therapy is influenced by various forces and concepts such as static and dynamic force, linear and rotational movements, center and line of gravity, base of support, and equilibrium states. The principles of Newton’s laws, levers and pulleys, elasticity, springs, and kinetic and potential energy in the human body’s functional system are also discussed. Physiotherapists, orthopedicians, and individuals facing physical trauma will find this book a valuable reference.

4."Practical Exercise Therapy" by Phyllis Fletcher Cook and Margaret Hollis
“Practical Exercise Therapy” Book Review: This book provides an in-depth exploration of the impacts of Cesarean birth on both mother and baby, as well as offering guidance on selecting a doctor and hospital. It covers a wide range of topics including active and passive movements, biomechanics, exercises for respiratory care, joint mobilization, and group exercises. The new edition includes revised chapters on Breathing Exercises and the Neurophysiological basis of movement. Designed for student physiotherapists and qualified practitioners, this book offers easy accessibility and serves as a valuable resource in the field.

5."The Complete Guide to Exercise Therapy (Complete Guides)" by Christopher M Norris
“The Complete Guide to Exercise Therapy (Complete Guides)” Book Review: This book serves as a comprehensive guide for sports injuries and clinical massage, offering practical demonstrations and theoretical knowledge for effective practice. It provides a range of exercises recommended for rehabilitation during the recovery process from sports-related injuries. The book specifically addresses injuries incurred during sporting activities, making it valuable for individuals seeking to recover from sports injuries as well as for physiotherapists working with such clients. With its focus on practical application and expert advice, this book is a valuable resource for both athletes and healthcare professionals in the field.

6."Pain-Free Posture Handbook: 40 Dynamic Easy Exercises to Look and Feel Your Best" by Elizabeth M Wisniewski and Lora Pavilack
“Pain-Free Posture Handbook: 40 Dynamic Easy Exercises to Look and Feel Your Best” Book Review: This book serves as a comprehensive guide for posture-building, offering a variety of exercises and activities aimed at promoting a healthy spine and alleviating pain. It provides valuable information on the physical and emotional impact of posture and helps readers discover methods to improve alignment, reduce neck and back pain, and find their natural posture. The book includes easy-to-follow instructions and incorporates breathing exercises to support good posture. Additionally, it offers travel-friendly exercises for those who multitask at home while doing chores and caters to individuals who want to enhance their posture despite spending long hours at work.

We have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Exercise Therapy and came out with a recommended list and their reviews. If any more book needs to be added to this list, please email us. We are working on free pdf downloads for books on Exercise Therapy and will publish the download link here. Fill out this Exercise Therapy books pdf download" request form for download notification.

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