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The Visual Guide to Swedish Massage by The Visual Guide to Swedish Massage clearly illustrates the practical methods for performing foundational massage therapy techniques. Readers will find this to be a helpful reference to review the proper movements to ensure the client experience is second to none.
Call Number: RA780.5 .B438 2014 (North)
Publication Date: 2012-12-27
Reflex Zone Therapy of the Feet by The classic reflexology reference with new material and new illustrations * Includes an expanded list of ailments and treatments, new case studies, and new material on symptoms, new zone discoveries, massage techniques, detox reactions to treatment, and treating babies and children * New clear, easy-to-understand color illustrations * By the most well-known and experienced reflexologist in Europe today Based on Hanne Marquardt's early training with Eunice Ingham and her many years of practical experience as a therapist and teacher, this authoritative manual describes the reflex zones of the feet in detail. With full-color illustrated maps as well as explanations of how these zones relate to the internal organs, Marquardt's guide to treating many common ailments such as migraine, sciatica, and bronchitis both in others and oneself has stood the test of time. This revised edition contains completely new color illustrations throughout as well as new case studies and an expanded list of ailments and treatments. Marquardt also includes new information on symptoms, massage techniques, treating babies and children, and recent discoveries in reflexology such as the solar plexus zone. Offering new discussions of the relationship between the foot and the human form, why the feet are treated and not the hands, and recognizing the healing signs of detoxification reactions, this updated edition provides a solid foundation for those just delving in to reflexology as well as an enriched reference for bodywork professionals.
Call Number: RM723.R43 M3713 2011 (Kent)
Publication Date: 2010-12-21
Touch and Movement by TOUCH & MOVEMENT: PALPATION AND KINESIOLOGY FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS leads step-by-step through the client assessment process, from analysis of posture and gait through application of the principles of complex movement to palpation of the skeletal and soft tissue structures of the body. Extensive instruction in palpation and kinesiology techniques including focus on endangerment zones, cautions and contraindications, and an array of palpation practice exercises, encourages true mastery of this crucial assessment tool. The text engages all learning styles with a range of hands-on exercises. Students can apply new concepts and techniques right there in the classroom or reinforce those skills in the treatment room. They learn why and how they should palpate bony landmarks, soft tissue attachments, and muscles. It grounds the reader in the fundamentals of joint and muscle anatomy and physiology. It also fills in potential educational gaps for those massage therapists whose initial training took place prior to classes that incorporated in-depth palpation and kinesiology techniques. With TOUCH & MOVEMENT: PALPATION AND KINESIOLOGY FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS, established professionals and massage therapy students alike will find a visual and comprehensive tool created for and dedicated to their specific practical and educational needs and career growth.
Call Number: RM721 .G66 2013 (North)
Publication Date: 2012-01-06
A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology by Set a solid foundation with the new edition of LWW''s bestselling pathology text for manual therapists!nbsp; nbsp; This cornerstone book of the massage curriculum is the most comprehensive, visually appealing, and respected title to cover the pathologies that massage therapists must be familiar with. In the fifth edition,nbsp;Ruth Werner''snbsp;A Massage Therapist''s Guide to Pathologynbsp; the focus on not only explaining the disease, but also its applicability and indications in massage therapy.nbsp; nbsp; This text offers detailed information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of more than 500 diseases and conditions, and also helps students discover how massage therapy influences the healing process.nbsp; Organized by body system, the text features case histories in which people living and coping with many of the disease conditions covered in the text share their stories. nbsp; Key Features ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; An enhanced art program, featuring illustrations that capture the reader''s attention and make difficult concepts easier to grasp ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; A new Conditions at a Glance appendix to provide concise information on an additional 34 diseases ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; nbsp;nbsp;There''s also a new table at the end of each disease condition summarizing the benefits, risks, and options for massage therapy ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Case histories share stories of people living with conditions covered in the text to draw a real-world connection between the classroom and the clinic ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Research literacy appendix addresses the need for evidence-based massage therapy ·nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp;nbsp; Compare and contrast charts present similar conditions side-by-side to help students discern the differences This book provides comprehensive, yet concise, information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and standard treatment approaches for more than 500 diseases and conditions. At the end of each condition, a "Risks, Benefits, Options" table provides guidance on the implications for massage. For this 5th edition, the author has throroughly researched and updated each condition in the text. She has streamlined the information to focus on what is most useful to the massage therapy student, while maintaining the friendly and accessible style that this text is known for.nbsp;Included with each book is anbsp;code fornbsp;access tonbsp;a host of games, exercises, quizzes,nbsp;videos, and animations, all developed or selected by the author. nbsp;nbsp;
Call Number: RM721 .M366 2013 (North)
Publication Date: 2012-03-01
Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage by 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.
Call Number: RM721 .B42 2010
Publication Date: 2010-04-27
Anatomy and Physiology
Anatomy and Physiology Reference for Massage Therapists by Milady is proud to introduce an all-new Anatomy and Physiology reference designed specifically for the massage therapist and massage therapy student. This reference includes comprehensive coverage of the various body systems as well as brief descriptions of each system to increase understanding of the system's function. This must-have reference for the beauty and wellness student includes cross sections and multiple views of eleven main body systems.
Call Number: QM25 .A53 2013 (North)
Publication Date: 2012-06-27
Trail Guide to the Body by Trail Guide to the Body, 5th Edition, A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. This new edition includes an extensive 56-page appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U.S. uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!
Call Number: QM23.2 .B53 2014 (Downtown, North)
Publication Date: 2014-10-27
The Top 100 The Top 100: The Fastest-Growing Careers for the 21st Century, Fifth Edition gives readers the inside scoop on jobs projected to experience the fastest growth, the greatest opportunity, and the best earnings through 2018, according to statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor. This informative resource examines a wide range of industries, including computers, education, engineering, finance, food, health care, and more, as well as job opportunities at various levels of skill and education. Each job article describes the job duties; required education, training, and skills; expected earnings; and much more. An introduction explains how the jobs were selected and includes overviews of the most popular career fields.
Call Number: HF5382 .T59 2011 (Kent)
Publication Date: 2011-06-01