Theory & practice of therapeutic massage /

Main Author: Beck, Mark.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Clifton Park, NY : Thomson Delmar Learning, 2006
Edition: 4th ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pt. I. The history and advancement of therapeutic massage. Historical overview of massage
  • Requirements for the practice of therapeutic massage
  • Professional ethics for massage practitioners
  • Pt. II. Human anatomy and physiology. Overview
  • Human anatomy and physiology
  • Pt. 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
  • Procedures for complete body massages
  • Therapeutic procedure
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Massage in the spa setting / Steve Capellini
  • Athletic/sports massage
  • Massage in medicine
  • Other therapeutic modalities
  • Pt. IV. Massage business administration. Business practices.