Pearson's Massage Therapy | 1st Edition
Blending Art with Science
AUTHOR: Benjamin, Patricia J.
PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall PTR
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Pearson's Massage Therapy: Blending Art with Science covers the wide variety of massage therapy competencies. The book's title reflects the fact that successful massage therapists excel at blending the art and science of massage. Broad in scope, this book covers a multitude of massage techniques to what it takes to get started in a successful massage therapy career. Practice Sequences are step-by-step suggested applications of the techniques described in the book. These sections can be used as starting points for mastering the techniques and coming up with routines that work best for each student. Each Practice Sequence is demonstrated in full, vibrant detail on the DVD that accompanies this book. Each chapter begins with a consistent set of features that help readers set their goals:
* Chapter Outline provides an organized overview of the material to be covered.
* Learning Outcomes points readers toward intended goals.
* Key Terms identifies essential words and concepts.
* Massage in Action points readers to the appropriate video content on the DVD.
This is perfect for Massage Therapists in need of a reference guide on massage techniques
PUBLICATION DATE: 2/3/2010
CATEGORY: Medical, Science