Functional Anatomy for Occupational Therapy


Finally… an OT approach to functional anatomy.

Authors: Nathan (Nate) Short, PhD, OTD, OTR/L, CHT; Joel Vilensky, PhD; and Carlos A. Suárez-Quian, PhD

Functional Anatomy for Occupational Therapy provides students with a solid foundation for understanding the science of purposeful movement. Lead author Nathan Short, a practicing OT, presents functional anatomy across the human lifespan through an occupation-based lens, in the context of clinical practice.

  • A comprehensive, occupation-focused approach to functional anatomy, goniometry, and MMT.
  • An “OT voice” that frames functional anatomy in the context of purposeful movement.
  • Anatomical illustrations and cadaver-dissection images for unrivalled visual instruction.
  • Instruction aligned with ACOTE standards and OTPF-4 concepts and terminology.
  • Great preparation for licensure exams and clinical practice.
  • Plus, a FREE companion OT Guide to Goniometry & MMT eTextbook that presents detailed video and photographic instruction for more than 50 common functional movements.
  • And a free app; Ludenso Explore takes students on an immersive learning journey by delivering immediate access to goniometry videos, palpation videos, and digital content.
ISBN #: 978-0-9987850-1-1 Categories: ,