presented by Wendy K. Anemaet
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Wendy K. Anemaet, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS, CWS, GTC, COS-C
Dr. Wendy K. Anemaet, a physical therapist since 1989 in home health, acute care, rehabilitation, outpatient, and skilled nursing, is an associate professor at the School of Physical Therapy at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Wendy received her Master’s in Physical Therapy from the University of Southern California and her PhD in Aging Studies from…Read full bio
1. The Physiology of Performance Improvement
This chapter details where exercise for performance improvement fits within the exercise framework. It describes the various types of muscle, balance, and cardiovascular performance improvement and discusses factors that provide the background for prescribing exercise to enhance performance.
2. Assessing the Need for and Progress with Performance Improvement, Stability, and Motor Control Exercise
In this chapter we describe the various methods that can be used to assess the need for and outcomes with performance improvement exercises. It includes methods of assessing muscle performance, balance, and cardiovascular status.
3. Exercises for Performance Improvement
This chapter describes exercises that would improve muscle, balance, and cardiovascular performance. It includes indications and contraindications, types of exercise, and exercise parameters.
4. Case Application of Exercises for Performance Improvement
This chapter describes a case of a patient with decreased strength, power, endurance, and balance after a total knee arthroplasty. It includes a demonstration of assessment and outcome measurement techniques and exercise prescription for performance improvement.