The foundation for this edition would not exist without the mentorship and contributions of colleagues and educators who we have acknowledged in previous editions. In addition, we wish to acknowledge and express our sincere gratitude to the following educators and clinicians, who contributed their knowledge, insights, and professional perspectives to the development of this edition.
John Borstad, PT, PhD, for review and revision of portions of Chapter 17, "The Shoulder and Shoulder Girdle."
Elaine Bukowski, PT, DPT, MS, (D)ABDA Emeritus for revision of Chapter 9, "Aquatic Exercise."
John DeWitt, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, for review and contributions to Chapter 21, "The Knee."
Karen Hock, PT, MS, CLT-LANA, for revision of Chapter 25, "Management of Lymphatic Disorders".
Karen Holtgrefe, PT, DHS, OCS, for revision of Chapter 2, "Prevention, Health, and Wellness," and Chapter 7, "Principles of Aerobic Exercise," and for revising the content on fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome, and osteoporosis in Chapter 11, "Joint, Connective Tissue, and Bone Disorders and Management."
Barbara Settles Huge, PT, for her revision of Chapter 24, "Women's Health: Obstetrics and Pelvic Floor."
Anne Kloos, PT, PhD, NCS, and Deborah Givens, PT, PhD, DPT, for revision of Chapter 8, "Exercise for Impaired Balance."
Jacob Thorp, PT, DHS, MTC, for review of Chapter 14, "The Spine: Structure, Function, and Posture," and contributions to Chapter 15, "The Spine: Management Guidelines," and Chapter 16, "The Spine: Exercise and Manipulation Interventions."
A special thank you to Anne Kloos and Jacob Thorp for their assistance in setting up a portion of the photos taken at the photo shoot, to the Physical Therapy Division at The Ohio State University for use of their facility during the photo shoot, to Jason Torres of Vintage Camera Works Ltd in New York for his exceptional photography skills, and to the many individuals who modeled for the new photos and video clips.
A special thank you to Vicky Humphrey for her assistance and diligence in editing and revising the ancillary features for faculty that are associated with this edition.
A special thank you goes to Mallory Skinner, Production Editor at Graphic World, Inc., who spearheaded the copyediting and production process.
And once again, a special thank you to FA Davis staff, particularly to our Acquisitions Editor, Melissa Duffield, and to our Senior Developmental Editor, Jennifer Pine, both of whom helped bring the sixth edition to fruition.