Theory & practice of therapeutic massage / Mark F. Beck; photography by Yanik Chauvin
Book | Cengage Learning | 2017 | Sixth edition.
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Edition
Sixth edition.
Description
xx, 956 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Note
Revison of: Milady's theory and practice of therapuetic massage. 3rd ed. 1999.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 866-870) and index.
Contents
Part 1: The History and Advancement of Therapeutic Massage
Ch.1 Historical Overview of Massage
Ch.2 Requirements for the Practice of Therapeutic Massage
Ch.3 Professional Ethics for Massage Practitioners
Part 2: Human Anatomy and Physiology
Ch.4 Overview of Human Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology
Ch.5 Human Anatomy and Physiology
Part 3: Massage Practice
Ch.6 Effects, Benefits, Indications, and Contraindications of Massage
Ch.7 Equipment and Products
Ch.8 Infection Control and Safety Practices
Ch.9 Consultation and Documentation
Ch.10 Classification of Massage Movements
Ch.11 Preparations for the Practitioner
Ch.12 Procedures for Complete Body Massages
Ch.13 Cold, Heat, and Hydrotherapies
Ch.14 Massage in the Spa Setting by Steve Capellini
Ch.15 Clinical Massage Techniques
Ch.16 Lymph Massage
Ch.17 Therapeutic Procedure
Ch.18 Athletic / Sports Massage
Ch.19 Massage for Special Populations
Ch.20 Massage in Medicine
Ch.21 Other Therapeutic Techniques
Part 4: Massage Business Administration
Ch.22 Business Practices
Summary
'Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage', Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional. It delves into several areas within the profession, with chapters devoted to spa massage, lymph massage, clinical massage techniques, therapeutic procedure, athletic massage, massage in medicine, and more. Providing a fresh new design, updated terminology and expanded content on topics such as research literacy and business administration, this new edition provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful massage therapist and will be a reference that users can count on throughout their careers.
101.00 COSMET (31-502-1) BRB TECH (30-502-5)
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