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Author Tuchtan, Charles (Charles C.)

Title Foundations of massage / [edited by] Charles Tuchtan, Vicki Tuchtan, David Stelfox
Edition Second edition
Published Marrickville, N.S.W. : Elselvier Australia, [2004]


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 W'PONDS  615.822 Tuc/Fom 2004  AVAILABLE
Description 323 pages : illustrations ; 30 cm
Contents Section 1. Massage and society -- Section 2. Identifying the 'legitimacy' of massage as a therapy -- Section 3. The professional therapist -- Section 4. Preparation for practice -- Section 5. Initial client contact -- Section 6. The massage treatment : hands on -- Section 7. Pregnancy, the infant and massage -- Glossary -- Index
Summary "Foundations of Massage 2nd edition is an exciting textbook which completely examines the fundamentals and practice of massage. This invaluable resource prepares the student for clinical practice by presenting through step-by-step techniques and treatment required to become a successful massage therapist. Thoroughly revised, this new edition now includes chapters with key terms and objectives then concludes with review questions. A new comprehensive glossary provides readers with definitions for terms that may be unfamiliar to them. Authored by a team of academics from Australia?s largest natural medicine school. This book will undoubtedly provide a solid foundation for the study of massage." - product description
Notes Includes index
Previous ed.: Principles and philosophies of massage : Fortitude Valley, Qld. : Australian College of Natural Medicine, 2002
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Alternative medicine.
Therapeutics, Physiological.
Massage -- Technique.
Massage -- Philosophy.
Author Tuchtan, Charles C.
Tuchtan, Vicki M
Stelfox, David P
ISBN 072953734X :
Other Titles Pronciples and philosophies of massage
Principles and philosophies of massage