9780323048699

Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics and Pathology, 3e

Fritz BS MS NCTMB, Sandy; Grosenbach EdD, James

ISBN 10: 0323048692 / 0-323-04869-2
ISBN 13: 9780323048699
Publisher: Mosby
Publication Date: 2008
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
With more than 700 full-color illustrations, this engaging resource takes a visual approach to helping you understand the scientific principles behind therapeutic massage. Coverage includes a wide range of clinically relevant topics - from basic overviews of anatomy and disease to in-depth explorations of each body system - with an emphasis on applying scientific principles to practice. A companion DVD features over 75 anatomy and physiology animations and cadaver dissection footage that show biologic functions and medical procedures in realistic detail.
  • UNIQUE! A comprehensive chapter on biomechanics includes valuable information on muscle testing and assessment.
  • Combined workbook and textbook format encourages critical thinking with activities, short essays, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and more to help you reinforce concepts.
  • Sections on pathologic conditions, with suggestions for intervention protocols, indications, and contraindications for therapeutic massage, prepare you to work with clients safely and effectively.
  • Handy appendices with quick reference charts for muscles and pathology provide at-a-glance access to common muscle information and pathologies.
  • Full-color muscle anatomy illustrations highlight help identify and locate muscles.
  • A section on nutrition includes information on the digestive process, nutrition basics, and the functions of vitamins and minerals to help you understand how nutrition affects the body.
  • "Clinical Reasoning" exercises in the workbook sections and "Practical Applications" boxes within chapters help you apply concepts from the book to real-life situations with realistic examples.
  • Thoroughly reviewed and updated chapters ensure accurate content with up-to-date applications to massage.
  • Updated full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and pathology concepts.
  • Updated Evolve resources include extensive learning activities for each chapter, as well as additional gait assessment and muscle firing pattern photos, web links, and a National Certification Exam review to provide more opportunities for learning.

Review:
An ideal companion to Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage!

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