purposeful physical activity, is beneficial to people of all ages
the capacity to exercise
the amount of body tissue that is lean vs the amount that is fat
temperature, pulse rate, respiratory rate, and blood pressure, reflect a person's physical status
impaired blood flow to the heart
activity performed by people with health risks or being treated for an existing health problem
therapeutic activity that the client performs independently
therapeutic activity that the client performs with assistance and is provided when a client cannot move one or more parts of the body
Range of Motion (ROM) Exercise
therapeutic activities that move the joints
Why is ROM Performed
(1)assess joint flecibility before initiating an exercise program, (2)maintain joint mobility and flexibility in inactive clients, (3)to prevent ankylosis, (4)stretch joints before performing more strenuous activities, (5)evaluate the client's response to a therapeutic exercise program
permanent loss of joint movement
bending to decrease the angle between two adjoining bones
straightening to increase the angle between two adjoining bones
increasing the angle between two adjoining bones more than 180 degrees
moving away from the midline
moving toward the midline
turning from side to side as in an arc
turning outward, away from the midline of the body
turning inward, toward the midline of the body
forming a circle
bending toward the sole of the foot
bending the foot toward the dorsum or anterior side
turning the soles of the foot toward the midline
turning the sold of the foot away from the midline
Nursing Diagnosis for a client w/impaired mobility
(1)impaired physical mibility, (2)risk for disuse syndrome, (3)unilateral neglect, (4)risk for delayed surgical recovery, (5)activity intolerance
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