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

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9780323020275: Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics and Pathology
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Designed specifically for the massage therapy curriculum, this popular textbook includes information on anatomy & physiology, biomechanics, and pathologic conditions for the entire body. Integrating textbook content with workbook activities, this clinically relevant resource emphasizes critical thinking and problem-based learning, so readers will see how material applies to real practice. Heavily illustrated in full color, it provides clear visual representation of A&P concepts. In addition, it includes sections on pathologic conditions with suggestions for referral protocols and indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage. An ideal companion to Fritz: Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, it provides a wealth of information readers must know in order to pass the certification exams. Instructor resources are available; please contact your Elsevier sales representative for details.

  • The textbook/workbook format encourages critical thinking and interactive learning through activities, short essays, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and more.
  • Sections on pathologic conditions include suggestions for intervention protocols and indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage.
  • EVOLVE website activities, highlighted with an EVOLVE icon, are included in each chapter to direct readers to the Internet for further study.
  • Well referenced coverage discusses the latest research in massage therapy and directs readers to additional literature on the topics in each chapter.
  • More than 600 illustrations enhance the understanding and comprehension of each topic presented.
  • Practical Applications are included in each chapter to support competency-based learning and to enable readers to see the way material applies to real practice.
  • Each chapter contains Chapter Outlines, Objectives, Summaries, Key Terms, Practical Applications, Proficiency Activities, EVOLVE exercises, and Workbook Sections to help improve comprehension.
  • The easy-to-read format engages readers with various learning styles.
  • Content is ideal for National Certification Exam preparation.
  • All chapters have been revised and updated to reflect changes in curriculum standards and to include new educational method research.
  • The entire book features an appealing, full-color design that makes the text easier to use.
  • Content has been expanded significantly in the biomechanics chapter to include muscle testing and assessment.
  • Expanded content has been added in the areas of digestive, circulatory, and lymphatic systems.
  • Quick Reference charts for muscles and pathology give readers at-a-glance references for common muscle and pathology issues encountered by massage therapists.
  • Case studies have been added to promote problem-based learning.
  • Clinical reasoning activities have been re-worked and improved.
  • Illustrations have been improved and expanded throughout the entire book with the addition of approximately 75 new full-color illustrations tailored to the specific needs of massage therapy students.

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

About the Author:

Sandy Fritz, MS, LMT is the Owner, Director, and Head Educator of the Health Enrichment Center, Inc., School of Therapeutic Massage. Also in private practice for almost 30 years, Sandy works with a diverse clientele, dealing with everything from stress management massage to physician-referred rehabilitative care upon physician referral. She has developed and supervises a student massage clinic with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League. She also provides professional sports massage and rehabilitation for individual athletes, primarily in golf, football, basketball, and baseball. In addition to being published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Sandy is a prominent author of many Elsevier massage therapy resources, including: Sports & Exercise Massage: Comprehensive Care in Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage Mosby’s Massage Therapy Review Mosby’s Curriculum Guide for Massage Therapy Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Video Series, Volumes 1-4

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