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Rehabilitation Science in Practice Series


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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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Everyday Technologies in Healthcare

Everyday Technologies in Healthcare

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Christopher M. Hayre, Dave Muller, Marcia Scherer
September 01, 2019

This book presents the collaborative work of experienced researchers worldwide. It brings together an array of practitioners and researchers who are utilising everyday technology in order to enhance health and rehabilitative outcomes for patients. The studies demonstrate an array of opportunities...

Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research

Enhancing Healthcare and Rehabilitation: The Impact of Qualitative Research

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Christopher M. Hayre, Dave Muller
April 26, 2019

Summary Description This book is primarily a celebration of the qualitative work undertaken internationally by a number of experienced researchers. It also focuses on developing the use of qualitative research for health and rehabilitative practitioners by recognizing its value methodologically...

Neurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research

Neurological Rehabilitation: Spasticity and Contractures in Clinical Practice and Research

1st Edition

Anand D. Pandyan, Hermie J. Hermens, Bernard A. Conway
May 02, 2018

This book is the first attempt at bringing together a volume of work from a range of professionals with an interest in spasticity. The framework for the definition was developed in part by the authors contributing chapters that make up this volume. The book represents the current "state-of-the-art"...

Quality of Life Technology Handbook

Quality of Life Technology Handbook

1st Edition

Richard Schulz
March 09, 2018

A collaboration between leading scientists, practitioners, and researchers at Carnegie-Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, this book is a comprehensive resource describing Quality of Life technologies and their development, evaluation, adoption, and commercialization. It takes an...

Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities: An Evaluation Guide for Professionals

Computer Systems Experiences of Users with and Without Disabilities: An Evaluation Guide for Professionals

1st Edition

Simone Borsci, Masaaki Kurosu, Stefano Federici, Maria Laura Mele
March 09, 2018

This book provides the necessary tools for the evaluation of the interaction between the user who is disabled and the computer system that was designed to assist that person. The book creates an evaluation process that is able to assess the user's satisfaction with a developed system. Presenting a...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

2nd Edition

Stefano Federici, Marcia Scherer
December 05, 2017

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook, Second Edition, proposes an international ideal model for the assistive technology assessment process, outlining how this model can be applied in practice to re-conceptualize the phases of an assistive technology delivery system according to the...

Ambient Assisted Living

Ambient Assisted Living

1st Edition

Nuno M. Garcia, Joel Jose P.C. Rodrigues
October 18, 2017

Addresses an Emerging Shift in Developing Countries The authors and contributors of Ambient Assisted Living have recognized that the demographic profile is changing in many developing countries and have factored in an inversion of the demographic pyramid. The technology of ambient assisted living...

Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence

Rehabilitation Goal Setting: Theory, Practice and Evidence

1st Edition

Richard J. Siegert, William M. M. Levack
October 12, 2017

Written to provide clinicians, educators, researchers, and students in rehabilitation with a comprehensive overview of the theory, practice, and evidence base of goal setting, this first-of-its-kind reference provides an authoritative, state-of-the-art knowledge of the practice. The authors cover a...

Assistive Technology for Blindness and Low Vision

Assistive Technology for Blindness and Low Vision

1st Edition

Roberto Manduchi, Sri Kurniawan
October 12, 2017

Assistive technology has made it feasible for individuals with a wide range of impairments to engage in many activities, such as education and employment, in ways not previously possible. The key factor is to create consumer-driven technologies that solve the problems by addressing the needs of...

Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications

Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications

1st Edition

Justin C. Sanchez
July 26, 2017

Master the tools of design thinking using Neuroprosthetics: Principles and Applications. Developed from successfully tested material used in an undergraduate and graduate level course taught to biomedical engineering and neuroscience students, this book focuses on the use of direct neural sensing...

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

Assistive Technology Assessment Handbook

1st Edition

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...

Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation: From Impairment to Participation

Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation: From Impairment to Participation

1st Edition

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...

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