Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual Therapists

Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual Therapists

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Provides all of the anatomy and physiology knowledge a massage therapist needs in a way they can better understand! Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Manual Therapists is a clear, accurate, simple, and comprehensive AaP textbook that focuses on the needs of students in manual therapy education programs. It is a focused text that deliberately emphasizes the information manual therapists need to be familiar with in order to understand the benefits, effects, indications, and contraindications of their specific form of manual therapy. The text includes detailed information not covered in standard AaP texts, adding an entire chapter on neuromuscular and myofascial connections (Chapter 8), and separating the structure and function of the lymphatic system (Chapter 11) from immunity and healing (Chapter 12). This, along with chapter features such as Manual Therapy Applications, Pathology Alerts, and What Do You Think questions, help readers build bridges between the scientific facts and the application of that information to their therapeutic practice.The Skeletal System LEARNING OBJECTIVES - Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to: 1. Provide several examples of how ... Name the keybone landmarks of the body and locate them on a diagram. 8. Name and define the threeanbsp;...

Title:Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual Therapists
Author:Pat Archer, Lisa A. Nelson
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-14


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