Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
992
Utgivningsdatum
2010-04-27
Upplaga
5
Förlag
Milady
Medarbetare
Chauvin, Yanik
Illustrationer
illustrations
Dimensioner
273 x 215 x 31 mm
Vikt
2503 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
Contains Hardback and CD-ROM
ISBN
9781435485235
Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage (inbunden)

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Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 5th edition is the classic text in the massage industry including the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful, professional massage therapist, plus the essentials of anatomy and physiology. Essential topics to the industry such as ethics, hygiene, communication skills, and body mechanics are discussed. Full-color illustrations and photographs clearly illustrate techniques and procedures. Classical massage is expanded with clinical techniques including neuromuscular and myofascial techniques, and lymph massage, combined to better serve the client by following therapeutic procedures. Numerous career tracts are explored including massage in a spa environment and athletic massage. A new chapter discusses massage for special populations including pre-natal, infant, elder, critically ill, people with cancer, and hospice. The final chapter has been revised to cover business practices for finding employment or successful self-employment.
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Mark F. Beck has been a massage therapist since 1975 and a massage educator for over 20 years. He has served as a school director and was active in the National Massage School Association (AMTA Council of Schools). He has held several offices in state and national professional associations.
Mr. Beck was the owner/director/instructor of Magic Valley Massotherapy Institute from 1980 to 1990 and is currently the owner/director of Cooperative Training Systems (1996 present). He is recognized as one of the original "thought leaders" in massage education and is the creator/author of Structural Muscular Balancing. Mark F. Beck has been a massage therapist since 1975 and a massage educator for over 20 years. He has served as a school director and was active in the National Massage School Association (AMTA Council of Schools). He has held several offices in state and national professional associations.
Mr. Beck was the owner/director/instructor of Magic Valley Massotherapy Institute from 1980 to 1990 and is currently the owner/director of Cooperative Training Systems (1996 present). He is recognized as one of the original "thought leaders" in massage education and is the creator/author of Structural Muscular Balancing.

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Part I: The History and Advancement of Therapeutic Massage.
1.Historical Overview of Massage.
2.Requirements for the Practice of Therapeutic Massage.
3.Professional Ethics for Massage Practitioners.
Part II: Human Anatomy and Physiology.
4.Overview.
5.Human Anatomy and Physiology.
Part III: Massage Practice.
6.Effects, Benefits, Indications and Contraindications of Massage.
7.Equipment and Products.
8.Sanitary and Safety Practices.
9.Consultation and Documentation.
10.Classical Massage Movements.
11.Application of Massage Technique.
12.Procedures for Complete Body Massages.
13.Hydrotherapy.
14.Massage in the Spa Setting, by Steve Capellini.
15.Clinical Massage Techniques.
16.Lymph Massage.
17.Therapeutic Procedure.
18.Athletic/Sports Massage.
19.Massage for Special Populations.
20.Massage in Medicine.
21.Other Somatic Therapies.
Part IV: Massage Business Administration.
22.Business Practices.
Appendix I: Basic Pharmacology for Massage Therapists, by Faye N. Schenkman.