Trail Guide to the Body

A Hands-on Guide to Locating Muscles, Bones and More

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982978658

Category: Science

Page: 492

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"Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. This new edition includes an extensive appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Our student resource section,e-XPLORE has a wide variety of digital resources to support the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, including palpation videos, audio files and overlay images. These resources are available to students who purchase Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition. Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U.S. uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!".

Trail Guide to the Body

A Hands-on Guide to Locating Muscles, Bones, and More

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: Trail Guide to the Body

ISBN: 9780982663400

Category: Medical

Page: 434

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This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning the muscular and skeletal systems. It makes learning the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 440 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. A complimentary DVD for practicing palpation is included with the textbook.

Trail Guide to the Body

Skeletal System, Joints and Ligaments, Movements of the Body

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982978672

Category: Science

Page: N.A

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Volume 1 (Skeletal System, Joints and Ligaments and Movements of the Body) has 175 cards and covers bones and bony landmarks, joints and ligaments, common movements and synergists/antagonists.Beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color formatPage references in the bottom corner for finding more information in Trail Guide to the BodyCall-out letters (a, b, c, d) next to each structure to help you identify the specific structure in questionBinder ring that lets you organize cards to study only those you needDurable, coated cards (5 1/2" x 4") that are easy to handle and made to last

Trail Guide to Movement

Building the Body in Motion

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780991466627

Category: Science

Page: 265

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"Trail guide to movement is a companion book to Trail guide to the body: a hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more. While Body covers the hands-on subject of palpatory anatomy, this text explores how bones, fasciae, joints, muscles and other structures come together to produce human movement. Body puts your hands on the tissues; Movement wraps your mind around the body. The intent of this book is to serve as an introduction to the study of human movement for students, practitioners and instructors"--Introduction (page 2).

Trail Guide to the Body's Quick Reference to Trigger Points

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982978627

Category: Medical

Page: 115

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Your quick and easy guide to the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Trigger points are hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle. These sensitive points of tissue are often associated with palpable nodules in taut muscle fibers and, when compressed, elicit referred pain, local tenderness or a twitch response. This full-color guide helps you quickly find and treat trigger points in your clients by identifying: Common location of a trigger point in a particular muscle belly Possible causes of trigger points Symptoms and Indications Pain Patterns Associated Trigger Points Differential Diagnoses This concise reference supports manual therapists familiar with Trigger Point therapy, quickly putting trigger points at their fingertips. For those wishing to learn the fundamentals of Trigger Point therapy or study the subject in greater depth, a list of recommended texts is provided. Students and practitioners will value the quality illustrations and easy access to this practical information. 115 pages, 210 images.

Trail Guide to the Body's Quick Reference to Stretch and Strengthen

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780982978610

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 101

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Your quick and easy guide to strengthening exercises and simple stretches. Our flagship text, Trail Guide to the Body: A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more covers the subject of palpatory anatomy. This booklet is designed to present two complementary subjects -- stretching and strengthening. Strengthening reduces risk of injury; increases balance, stability and flexibility, keeping the body strong. Stretching improves flexibility and range of motion. This concise reference guide gives you: Instructions for 100 guided strengthening exercises and simple stretches, covering all the movements at the major joints Suggested uses of light equipment for stretching and strengthening Detailed four-color illustrations demonstrating muscle movement during the exercises This reference manual quickly puts these fundamental subjects of manual therapy at your fingertips. Great for manual therapists or anyone who values the benefits of stretching and strengthening. 103 pages, 120 images.

Trail Guide to the Body

A Hands-on Guide to Locating Muscles, Bones and More : Student Workbook

Author: Andrew Biel

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780982663417

Category: Medical

Page: 230

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This is a student supplement associated with: Trail Guide To The Body, 4/e Andrew Biel, Books of Discovery ISBN: 0982663404

Massage Therapy

Principles and Practice

Author: Susan G. Salvo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323239714

Category: Medical

Page: 794

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Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, this comprehensive text provides a solid foundation in massage therapy and manual therapy. Includes case studies, expanded rehabilitation content, an emphasis on kinesiology, coverage of Thai massage, lines drawings, and over 700 full-color illustrations.--From publisher description.

The Concise Book of Muscles

Author: Chris Jarmey

Publisher: North Atlantic Books

ISBN: 1556437196

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 189

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A clear, simple guide for students of anatomy as well as an excellent resource for athletes, massage therapists, and anyone interested in the workings of the human body, this user-friendly book is organized around six muscle groups. They include muscles of the face head, and neck; the trunk; the shoulder and upper arm; the forearm and hand; the hip and thigh; and the leg and foot. Each of the groups is given a distinctive color to make it easy to identify, and each muscle is shown in its relationship to the skeleton. Each gets a complete profile, including origin/insertion, action of the muscle, which nerve controls it, movements that use it, and exercises and stretches that strengthen it. The Concise Book of Muscles shows students exactly how to locate and identify specific muscles, highlighting those that are heavily used and therefore subject to injury in a variety of sports and activities. This expanded edition of a leading anatomy reference book includes 20 muscles not previously covered, adding greater depth to the original edition while remaining accessible and affordable.

Advanced Remedial Massage

Author: Mel Cash

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1409005607

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

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Remedial massage therapy uses manual therapy techniques to treat and 'remedy' a problem; but to offer a real remedy you must do more than just relieve pain; you must also understand how the problem came about and how it can be avoided in future. Advanced Remedial Massage places the emphasis on remedial therapy as well as massage, and will appeal to students of physiotherapy, oestotherapy and many other manual therapies. The book takes the reader through the practice of remedial massage, the effects and benefits that arise from it, a guide to the human muscular system, basic massage techniques and more detailed treatment practices. Illustrated with more than 200 full-colour photographs and over 50 diagrams, the techniques are easy to follow and understand. This informative guide is a must-have both for students of remedial massage and for professional therapists.

A.D.A.M. Student Atlas of Anatomy

Author: Todd R. Olson,Wojciech Pawlina

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521887569

Category: Medical

Page: 492

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Renowned for its innovative approach to understanding the human body, this second edition features full-color art throughout, using a three-dimensional approach to anatomic structure. Emphasizing surface anatomy, it features unique additional views (posterior, medial, lateral) of important structures with extensive coverage of those areas – such as the perineum, head, and neck – which are often difficult for students to understand and appreciate. The ADAM Student Atlas of Anatomy is an invaluable learning and review tool developed for medical, allied health, and human biology undergraduate and graduate students.

Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage

Author: Mark F. Beck

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285187555

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 956

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Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional. It delves into several areas within the profession, with chapters devoted to spa massage, lymph massage, clinical massage techniques, therapeutic procedure, athletic massage, massage in medicine, and more. Providing a fresh new design, updated terminology and expanded content on topics such as research literacy and business administration, this new edition provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful massage therapist and will be a reference that users can count on throughout their careers. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Palpation Techniques

Author: Bernhard Reichert

Publisher: Thieme

ISBN: 3131625929

Category: Medical

Page: 464

View: 884

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Praise for the previous edition: Students who desire to become competent in palpation as well as experienced clinicians who seek a strong review of palpation will find this text an excellent learning resource.--Christopher Hughes, PhD, Slippery Rock University This completely updated second edition of Palpation Techniques is a beautifully illustrated guide with clear, step-by-step descriptions that teaches readers how to identify and then distinguish between various body structures. It includes more than 800 full-color photographs of models with detailed drawings of muscles, bones, and tendons sketched directly onto their skin, and complementary color illustrations showing the functional significance of each anatomic region. Key Features of the Second Edition: New palpation techniques for the shoulder New photos and illustrations for the hand, hip, and foot Additional study questions and updated references This revised edition will enable physical therapy and osteopathy practitioners and students to refine their knowledge of anatomy and thus optimize patient care.

Field's Anatomy, Palpation and Surface Markings - E-Book

Author: Derek Field,Jane Owen Hutchinson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702052043

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Now in its fifth edition, this reliable resource continues to be a practical guide to identification and palpation of significant anatomical landmarks and structures. With a combination of clear text, drawings and photographs it helps the student to acquire knowledge of structures and movements palpable below the surface and to develop their tactile skills. The new edition now incorporates educational aids such as full colour photographs and drawings along with access to an online resource of 100s of self-assessment questions which gives the student the opportunity to check their knowledge and receive feedback. Introductory chapter on the principles and practice of palpation vital to background study Step-by-step guide to identification and palpation of structures Facilitates learning by providing a clear and concise approach Offers basic information on accessory movements

Aristotle's De Motu Animalium

Text with Translation, Commentary, and Interpretive Essays

Author: Aristotle,Martha Craven Nussbaum

Publisher: Princeton University Press

ISBN: 0691020353

Category: Philosophy

Page: 430

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The aim of this book is to ask through a study of one of his most complicated treatises on explanation, how far, and in what sense, the demands of the 'scientific person' are Aristotle's.

The Everything KIDS' Human Body Book

All You Need to Know About Your Body Systems - From Head to Toe!

Author: Sheri Amsel

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1440556601

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

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A book about the most interesting thing on earth--you! What happens to food after you eat it? Why is your blood red? How do your bones grow? Your body is an amazing machine. Every second of the day and night--without you even knowing it--your body is busily working to keep you running smoothly. When you think about how complicated the human body is and how little goes wrong, it is really an incredible feat! So how does your body do it all? The Everything Kids' Human Body Book is the expert answer to all your questions--from the tips of your toes to the top of your head, you will learn the hows and whys of the human body. Author Sheri Amsel takes you on a journey through the body, with information on: The muscles--from your biceps to your heart Your nerves and how they transmit messages How your skin heals itself Bones, joints, and other things you shouldn't break Blood, guts, and the circulation system How your body digests food (it's not always pretty!) Why you need air and how breathing works With more than 30 different puzzles and games about the human body, plus information on how to take care of your own body with good nutrition, exercise, and more, The Everything Kids' Human Body Book is the ultimate way to learn how the body works--inside and out!

Kinesiology

The Skeletal System and Muscle Function

Author: Joseph E. Muscolino

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323399355

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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Learn how to apply kinesiology concepts and treat dysfunction with Muscolino’s Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function, 3rd Edition! With more than 1,200 full-color illustrations, this highly visual text offers a vividly illustrated look at the skeletal system and how muscles function as movers, antagonists, and stabilizers in the body. Part One covers the fundamentals of structure and motion, including essential terminology that is used in kinesiology. Part Two covers the skeletal system including the makeup of skeletal and fascial tissues. Part Three contains a detailed study of the joints of the body. And lastly, Part Four examines how muscles function. This new edition also boasts an all-new chapter on biomechanics, more than 100 online video clips, and an interactive muscle program. If you want a thorough understanding of muscle function and how to apply that knowledge on the job, then there’s no better guide than Muscolino! Coverage of strengthening exercises and stretching emphasizes the purposes and benefits of stretching and how to perform various stretching techniques. The most up-to-date information on posture and the gait cycle features high-quality art. Comprehensive chapter on muscle action and attachments includes illustrations of all of the muscles of the human body organized by function. Clinical applications throughout the book are directly related to kinesiology concepts and challenge you to apply what you’ve learned to clinical practice. Complete atlas of bones, bony landmarks, and joints includes more than 100 full-color photographs of every bone in the human body, giving you comprehensive coverage of bones not found in other kinesiology books. Clear, simple explanations of kinesiology concepts cover muscle contraction(s), coordination of muscles with movement, core stabilization, posture, exercise, reflexes, and how the nervous system controls and directs the muscular system. Approximately 1,200 four-color illustrations help you visualize important concepts. A wide variety of user resources include a comprehensive glossary of terms from the book, radiographs, answers to the review questions at the end of each chapter in the book, an interactive muscle program, and videos featuring joint actions and palpation techniques. NEW! A new chapter on biomechanics helps you understand how the body moves under normal circumstances and what may impair its movement in pathology. NEW! Improved illustrations in The Skeletal Muscles of the Human Body offer a vivid muscle atlas within the text. NEW! Expanded resources on Evolve companion site include a new collection of video clips and an interactive muscle program which help you identify the necessary skills for professional success.

Acupressure's Potent Points

A Guide to Self-Care for Common Ailments

Author: Michael Reed Gach, PhD

Publisher: Bantam

ISBN: 0307794032

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

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With your hands you have potential to relieve everyday aches, pains and ailments without taking drugs, to improve your health, and to increase your vitality. Acupressure is an ancient healing art that uses the fingers to stimulate key points on the skin that, in turn, activate the body's natural self-healing processes. With this book, it is a skill you can learn now--and use in your own home. In Acupressure's Potent Points, Michael Reed Gach, founder and director of the Acupressure Institute of America, reveals simple techniques that enable you to relieve headaches, arthritis, colds and flu, insomnia, backaches, hiccups, leg pain, hot flashes, depression, and more--using the power and sensitivity of your own hands. This practical guide covers more than forty ailments and symptoms, from allergies to wrist pain, providing pressure-point maps and exercises to relieve pain and restore function. Acupressure complements conventional medical care, and enables you to take a vital role in becoming well and staying well. With this book you can turn your hands into healing tools--and start feeling good now. From the Trade Paperback edition.

A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology

Author: Ruth Werner

Publisher: Lww

ISBN: 9781608319107

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 663

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Set a solid foundation with the new edition of LWW's bestselling pathology text for manual therapists! This cornerstone book of the massage curriculum is the most comprehensive, visually appealing, and respected title to cover the pathologies that massage therapists must be familiar with. In the fifth edition, Ruth Werner's A Massage Therapist's Guide to Pathology the focus on not only explaining the disease, but also its applicability and indications in massage therapy. This text offers detailed information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and treatment of more than 500 diseases and conditions, and also helps students discover how massage therapy influences the healing process. Organized by body system, the text features case histories in which people living and coping with many of the disease conditions covered in the text share their stories. Key Features · An enhanced art program, featuring illustrations that capture the reader's attention and make difficult concepts easier to grasp · A new Conditions at a Glance appendix to provide concise information on an additional 34 diseases · There's also a new table at the end of each disease condition summarizing the benefits, risks, and options for massage therapy · Case histories share stories of people living with conditions covered in the text to draw a real-world connection between the classroom and the clinic · Research literacy appendix addresses the need for evidence-based massage therapy · Compare and contrast charts present similar conditions side-by-side to help students discern the differences This book provides comprehensive, yet concise, information on the etiology, signs, symptoms, and standard treatment approaches for more than 500 diseases and conditions. At the end of each condition, a "Risks, Benefits, Options" table provides guidance on the implications for massage. For this 5th edition, the author has throroughly researched and updated each condition in the text. She has streamlined the information to focus on what is most useful to the massage therapy student, while maintaining the friendly and accessible style that this text is known for. Included with each book is a code for access to a host of games, exercises, quizzes, videos, and animations, all developed or selected by the author.