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Plain & Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Certification

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Synopsis:

Written in plain, simple language, this book is a great study guide for massage therapists taking National Certification Examinations or state or local exams. The author restates the topics and concepts covered on the National Exams in a straightforward way for easy retention and comprehension. The text emphasizes memorization and repetition as effective study methods and includes test-taking tips, positive affirmations, and cartoons to ease apprehension about the exam. End-of-chapter practice questions help readers review material.

A back-of-book CD-ROM contains three complete practice tests so students can practice taking exams and test their knowledge.

Synopsis:

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 Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx) and includes at least five additional review questions per chapter.

A companion Website offers student and instructor resources such as practice exams, interactive flash cards, game show questions, Millionaire game questions, labeling activities, a quiz bank, a test generator, a syllabus, lesson plans, and PowerPoint slides.

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Ready for the Exam 1

  • Chapter 1 A Positive Approach
  • Chapter 2 Coverage on the Test
  • Part II: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology by Body Systems

  • Chapter 3 An Overview of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology
  • Chapter 4 Basic Medical Terminology
  • Chapter 5 The Chemistry of the Body
  • Chapter 6 The Cellular Level of the Body
  • Chapter 7 The Integumentary System
  • Chapter 8 The Skeletal System
  • Chapter 9 The Muscular System
  • Chapter 10 The Nervous System
  • Chapter 11 The Brain and Spinal Cord
  • Chapter 12 The Craniosacral System
  • Chapter 13 The Endocrine System
  • Chapter 14 The Cardiovascular System
  • Chapter 15 The Lymphatic and Immune Systems
  • Chapter 16 The Respiratory System
  • Chapter 17 The Digestive System
  • Chapter 18 The Urinary System
  • Chapter 19 The Reproductive System
  • Part III: Biomechanics and Kinesiology

  • Chapter 20 Safe and Efficient Movement for Client and Therapist
  • Part IV: Theory, Assessment, and Application

  • Chapter 21 Client History
  • Chapter 22 Universal Precautions
  • Chapter 23 Contraindications
  • Chapter 24 Massage and Bodywork Techniques
  • Chapter 25 Modalities
  • Part V: Professional Standards, Ethics, and Business Practices

  • Chapter 26 The Ethics of Massage and Bodywork
  • Chapter 27 The Business of Massage
  • Part VI: Traditional Eastern Medicine

  • Chapter 28 Eastern Methods
  • Chapter 29 The Meridians
  • Chapter 30 The Chakras
  • Appendix A Answers to Practice Questions

    Appendix B Practice Examination and Answer Key

    Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780781755429
Manufactured:
Lippincott
Publisher:
LWW
Manufactured:
Lippincott
Author:
Allen, Laura
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Massage therapy
Subject:
Allied Health Services - General
Subject:
Alternative medicine
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Publication Date:
20090107
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
10.88 x 8.5 in 1.31 lb

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"Synopsis" by ,

Written in plain, simple language, this book is a great study guide for massage therapists taking National Certification Examinations or state or local exams. The author restates the topics and concepts covered on the National Exams in a straightforward way for easy retention and comprehension. The text emphasizes memorization and repetition as effective study methods and includes test-taking tips, positive affirmations, and cartoons to ease apprehension about the exam. End-of-chapter practice questions help readers review material.

A back-of-book CD-ROM contains three complete practice tests so students can practice taking exams and test their knowledge.

"Synopsis" by ,

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 Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx) and includes at least five additional review questions per chapter.

A companion Website offers student and instructor resources such as practice exams, interactive flash cards, game show questions, Millionaire game questions, labeling activities, a quiz bank, a test generator, a syllabus, lesson plans, and PowerPoint slides.

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