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Counselling and Exercise Prescription Sources

CSEP Physical Activity Training for Health®

Advanced Fitness Appraisal and Exercise Prescription

Gibson, A. L., Wagner, D., & Heyward, V. (2018).
Advanced Fitness Assessment and Exercise Prescription, 8E. Human kinetics.

Manual Therapy Technique Information

Active Release Therapy - Patent Information

Leahy PM, Patterson T, inventors; Active Release Techniques, Llc, assignee.
Expert system soft tissue active motion technique for release of adhesions and associated apparatus for facilitating specific treatment modalities.
United States patent US 6,283,916. 2001 Sep 4.

Massage Therapy Studies

a) Hammer WI: Friction massage; from Functional soft tissue examination and treatment by manual methods. Gaithersberg: Aspen; 1999:463-478
b) Smith L. Acute inflammation: the underlying mechanism in delayed onset muscle soreness? Med Sci Sports Exerc 1991;23: 542-51
c) Jurch SE. Clinical Massage Therapy: Assessment and Treatment of Orthopedic Conditions. New York, McGraw-Hill, 2009
d) Cross friction massage. (2011, May 22). Physiopedia, . Retrieved 21:14, November 4, 2019 from source

Range of Motion Rehab Technique Studies

a) Gajdosik RL, Bohannon RW. Clinical measurement of range of motion: review of goniometry emphasizing reliability and validity. Physical therapy. 1987 Dec 1;67(12):1867-72.
b) Magee DJ. Primary care assessment. In: Magee DJ, ed. Orthopedic Physical Assessment. 6th ed.St Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2014:chap 17 ''Limited range of motion.”

Trigger Point Therapy Information

Trigger Points. (2018, June 27). Physiopedia, . Retrieved 21:36, November 4, 2019 from source