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Plain and Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examinations

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ISBN-10: 0781797055

ISBN-13: 9780781797054

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Laura Allen

List price: $54.99
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Description:

This comprehensive review guide for therapeutic massage and bodywork certification is written in plain, simple language to put the test-taker at ease. The book is organized according to the National Certification Examination, and each chapter is presented as an outline review, with end-of-chapter review questions. Positive affirmations and quotations help calm the reader's test-taking anxiety. This Second Edition provides coverage of the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) examination and includes at least five additional review questions per chapter. A back-of-book CD-ROM contains several complete practice tests. A companion Website offers student and instructor resources…    
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Book details

List price: $54.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 1/7/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.002
Language: English

Getting Ready for the Exam 1
A Positive Approach
Coverage on the Test
Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology by Body Systems
An Overview of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology
Basic Medical Terminology
The Chemistry of the Body
The Cellular Level of the Body
The Integumentary System
The Skeletal System
The Muscular System
The Nervous System
The Brain and Spinal Cord
The Craniosacral System
The Endocrine System
The Cardiovascular System
The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
The Respiratory System
The Digestive System
The Urinary System
The Reproductive System
Biomechanics and Kinesiology
Safe and Efficient Movement for Client and Therapist
Theory, Assessment, and Application
Client History
Universal Precautions
Contraindications
Massage and Bodywork Techniques
Modalities
Professional Standards, Ethics, and Business Practices
The Ethics of Massage and Bodywork
The Business of Massage
Traditional Eastern Medicine
Eastern Methods
The Meridians
The Chakras
Answers to Practice Questions
Practice Examination and Answer Key
Index