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dc.contributor.advisorMaurer, Marilyn A. (Lyn), 1945-
dc.contributor.advisorWeaver, Carl
dc.contributor.authorZielaskowski, Brad
dc.description1 broadside ; ill.
dc.description.abstractMagnetism was first written about in 1186 by British monk Alexander Neckham Pierre de Maricourt, 1269, talks of compass and different electric poles Still no thought or consideration for using electricity in medical field 1646, Sir Thomas Browne termed “electricity” 1720, Stephan Gray looked at conductors and transmitters - showed how a human can be a conductor as well 1743, Christian Gottlieb Kratzenstein, student at Halle University, Germany -questioned uses of electricity in medicine - found that it increased heart rate, helped in paralysis, and increased sleep ability Research done at this time was not inviting - some researchers found very good results in healing patients where others did not By the beginning of 1800’s electrotherapy research had dissipated. 1836, this was the first time the U.S. had put up an electrotherapy clinicen
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Dept. of Physical Education.
dc.description.sponsorshipC. Weaver Physical Therapy, Inc.
dc.description.sponsorshipKalamazoo College. Department of Biology. Diebold Symposium, 2002
dc.description.tableofcontentsNEUROMUSCULAR INFORMATION: Nerve action -- Muscle contraction -- Sliding-filament theory -- PRESENT SUES OF ELECTRICAL THERAPY: Muscular strengthening -- Peripheral vascular effects -- Articular cartilage -- Pain -- History of electromagnetism -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments
dc.publisherKalamazoo College
dc.titleUses of Electrical Therapyen

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