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Massage Therapy Theory And Practice (527 0061)
Massage Therapy Theory And Practice (527 0061)
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Massage Therapy Theory And Practice

This comprehensive theory and practice text covers an array of difficult concepts in an easy-to-understand manner. It is the ideal review tool for massage therapy students and practitioners who wish to certify and join the American Massage Therapy Association and for those preparing for the National Certification Exam. Key Topics: The book presents clear and succinct coverage of the philosophy and history of massage, effects and benefits, equipment and safety, massage strokes and movements, and laws and ethics. Case studies, and review questions are also included. 300 pages.
    Specific Content:
  1. Philosophy and History of Massage
  2. Professionalism, Law, and Ethics
  3. Effects and Benefits of Massage
  4. Sanitation, Safety, and Personal Hygiene
  5. The Science and Art of Massage
  6. Preparation for and Consultation with the Client
  7. Major Massage Strokes
  8. Contemporary Therapeutic Massage Approaches
  9. Assessment: Designing the Massage to Fit the Client
  10. Self Care and Wellness for Therapist and Client
  11. Therapeutic Massage: The Application of Knowledge to Clients' Needs
  12. Appendix A: Case Studies
  13. Appendix B: Code of Ethics
  14. Appendix C: Massage Clinic Client Information and Health History Forms
  15. Appendix D: Pregnancy Routine and Infant Massage
  16. Appendix E: S.O.A.P. Notes with Six Massage Routines
  17. Appendix F: Resource and Information List

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