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Introduction to Massage Therapy

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Introduction to Massage Therapy by Mary Beth Braun
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Finally, an introductory massage text that compiles all the practical information students need into one complete source. Introduction to Massage Therapy is comprehensive yet written in an understandable, user-friendly style that helps beginning students learn advanced concepts such as history, anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, assessment, terminology, and pathology. Illustrations and artwork clarify anatomy, positioning and hands-on techniques in a focused, consistent manner. Each chapter offers key terms, case studies, critical thinking boxes, procedures boxes, and icons that highlight the most important information. PLUS Lecturers can access online resources for this book at Connection - click here

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Welcome to the World of Massage Therapy!; Chapter 2: Ethics and Professionalism; Chapter 3: Medical Terminology; Chapter 4: Anatomy and Physiology; Chapter 5: Documentation and Communication; Chapter 6: Assessments; Chapter 7: Treatment Plan; Chapter 8: Equipment and Environment; Chapter 9: Body Mechanics and Client Positioning; Chapter 10: Massage Techniques and Flow; Chapter 11: Therapeutic Techniques; Chapter 12: Special Populations; Chapter 13: Special Techniques; Chapter 14: Massage Therapy Business Concepts; Glossary; Index
Release date NZ
July 1st, 2004
Country of Publication
United States
Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
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