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Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage
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Comprehensive, engaging, and easy to read, this exciting new edition continues to set itself apart as the original and classic introductory massage text. Now in gorgeous full color, filled with hundreds of photos of procedures and techniques Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Fourth Edition, truly is the book to have. This highly respected, best-seller covers everything from the history of massage to massage modalities to practical information on how to have a successful, fulfilling career in massage. It provides readers with a solid understanding of the body and its functions, including a thorough but uncomplicated chapter on anatomy and physiology. Readers will learn massage techniques and therapeutic skills, including sports massage, prenatal massage, medical massage, hydrotherapy, lymph massage, massage in a spa setting and much more. Thoughtfully revised, this is the foundational book for the study of massage therapy.
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Part I: The History and Advancement of Therapeutic Massage Historical Overview of Massage Requirements for the Practice of Therapeutic Massage Professional Ethics for Massage Practitioners Part II: Human Anatomy and Physiology Overview Human Anatomy and Physiology Part III: Massage Practice Effects, Benefits, Indications and Contraindications of Massage Equipment and Products Sanitary and Safety Practices The Consultation Classification of Massage Movements Application of Massage Technique Procedure for Complete Body Massages Therapeutic Procedure Hydrotherapy Massage in the Spa Setting Athletic/Sports Massage Massage in Medicine Other Therapeutic Modalities Part IV: Massage Business Administration Business Practices

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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.

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Part I The History and Advancement of Therapeutic Massage Chapter 1 Historical Overview of Massage Chapter 2 Requirements for the Practice of Therapeutic Massage Chapter 3 Professional Ethics for Massage Practitioners Part II Human Anatomy and Physiology Chapter 4 Overview Chapter 5 Human Anatomy and Physiology Part III Chapter 6 Effects, Benefits, Indications and Contraindications of Massage Chapter 7 Equipment and Products Chapter 8 Sanitary and Safety Practices Chapter 9 The Consultation Chapter 10 Classification of Massage Movements Chapter 11 Application of Massage Technique Chapter 12 Procedures for Complete Body Massages Chapter 13 Therapeutic Procedure Chapter 14 Hydrotherapy Chapter 15 Massage In a Spa Setting Chapter 16 Massage In Medicine Chapter 17 Athletic/Sport Massage Chapter 18 Therapeutic Massage Styles and Modalities Chapter 19 Therapeutic Exercise Part IV Business Practices Chapter 20 Business Practices

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