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Author Beck, Mark.

Title Theory and practice of therapeutic massage / Mark F. Beck ; photography by Yanik Chauvin
Edition Fourth edition
Published Clifton Park, NY : Thomson Delmar Learning, [2006]


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Description xxix, 967 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
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
Notes Rev. ed. of: Milady's theory and practice of therapuetic massage. 3rd ed. 1999
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Massage therapy -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Author Beck, Mark. Milady's theory and practice of therapuetic massage
LC no. 2005054851
ISBN 1401880290
1401880304 softcover
Other Titles Theory and practice of therapeutic massage