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Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series


About the Series

CRC Press is proud to have launched an innovative series, The Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series, which has published books and monographs based on cutting edge research and developments within all viable areas of the rehabilitation sciences. The publisher and series editors are committed to providing high quality books to a global audience of practitioners, researchers, scientists, and clinicians.

As we are fully aware of the rapidly evolving nature of the subject and its long impact on the quality of human life, this team of editors and publisher is resolved to making this series the most comprehensive and authoritative resource in the field of rehabilitation sciences. As of April 2015, CRC Press has published ten books within this series, with another four in development, to be published in 2016/2017.

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Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

1st Edition

Edited By Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer
April 06, 2017

The process of matching a person who has a disability with the most appropriate assistive technology requires a series of assessments, typically administered by multidisciplinary teams at specialized centers for technical aid. Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook fills the need for a reference ...

Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities

Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities

1st Edition

By Teodiano Freire Bastos-Filho, Dinesh Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan
March 29, 2017

The development and application of assistive technology can help those with reduced abilities improve their quality of life and reduce their dependence on others. Written in layman’s terms, Devices for Mobility and Manipulation for People with Reduced Abilities provides research and information on ...

Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation From Impairment to Participation

Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation: From Impairment to Participation

1st Edition

Edited By Marcia Finlayson
March 29, 2017

"MS is always in the back of your mind. If there is something you want to do, you always wonder if the MS will allow you do to it."—Darlene, living with MS for 22 years Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) is challenging and multidimensional. MS pervades all aspects of life: one’s body becomes ...

Geriatric Rehabilitation From Bedside to Curbside

Geriatric Rehabilitation: From Bedside to Curbside

1st Edition

Edited By K. Rao Poduri
March 07, 2017

Geriatric Rehabilitation addresses the fact that this is an age in which individuals have increasing longevity, better health care, education and expectations of health care which present new, increasing and even radical challenges to health care providers. The care of our older patients in ...

Robotic Assistive Technologies Principles and Practice

Robotic Assistive Technologies: Principles and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Pedro Encarnação, Albert Cook
January 31, 2017

This book contains a comprehensive overview of all current uses of robots in rehabilitation. The underlying principles in each application are provided. This is followed by a critical review of the technology available, of the utilization protocols, and of user studies, outcomes, and clinical ...

Wheelchair Skills Assessment and Training

Wheelchair Skills Assessment and Training

1st Edition

By R. Lee Kirby
November 22, 2016

This book provides a wide spectrum of readers with comprehensive but easily understandable protocols for the assessment and training of wheelchair skills. The Wheelchair Research Team at Dalhousie University and the Capital District Health Authority in Halifax (lead by the author) have focused on ...

Rehabilitation A Post-critical Approach

Rehabilitation: A Post-critical Approach

1st Edition

By Barbara Gibson
January 26, 2016

Rehabilitation is dedicated to helping people not only survive, but also thrive. Despite this complex goal, the organizing principles of rehabilitation still rely on biomedicine to construct disability as a problem of impaired bodies. Rehabilitation professionals are committed to helping to enhance...

Human-Computer Interface Technologies for the Motor Impaired

Human-Computer Interface Technologies for the Motor Impaired

1st Edition

By Dinesh K. Kumar, Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan
October 20, 2015

Human Computer Interface Technologies for the Motor Impaired examines both the technical and social aspects of human computer interface (HCI). Written by world-class academic experts committed to improving HCI technologies for people with disabilities, this all-inclusive book explores the latest ...

Rethinking Rehabilitation Theory and Practice

Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Edited By Kathryn McPherson, Barbara E. Gibson, Alain Leplege
March 19, 2015

Rethinking Rehabilitation: Theory and Practice presents cutting-edge thinking on rehabilitation from a range of leading rehabilitation researchers. The book emphasizes discussion on the place of theory in advancing rehabilitation knowledge, unearthing important questions for policy and practice, ...

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