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Tappans Handbook of Healing Massage Tech 3RD Edition

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Publisher Comments:

The 4th edition of Tappan’s Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques continues to be an authoritative and comprehensive resource for massage therapy courses.  This book lays the theoretical groundwork and provides detailed descriptions of techniques for Western and contemporary massage, Asian bodywork therapy and applications for special populations.  Whether you are a licensed massage therapy practitioner, another health-related professional, or simply interested in basic massage therapy techniques, this is the book for you.

New to this Edition:

  • Accompanying CD-ROM–provides instructional video of the most common massage techniques to provide readers with a visual aid to accompany chapter content.
  • Includes the Wellness Massage Pyramid which introduces a new model for the understanding the broad scope of massage therapy based on the wellness perspective.
  • End-of-chapter Study Outlines provide students and instructors with useful tools for identifying, understanding and learning the content of each chapter.
  • Chapters on the effects of massage and clinical applications of massage provide extensive documentation of research.
  • New chapters on Hydrotherapy and Thermal Therapy and Asian Bodywork Therapy are included.
  • New Appendix A:  25 Forms of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork provides students a survey of the 25 most important forms of massage and bodywork with sources of additional information.

Synopsis:

The 4th edition of Tappan’s Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques continues to be an authoritative and comprehensive resource for massage therapy courses.  This book lays the theoretical groundwork and provides detailed descriptions of techniques for Western and contemporary massage, Asian bodywork therapy and applications for special populations.  Whether you are a licensed massage therapy practitioner, another health-related professional, or simply interested in basic massage therapy techniques, this is the book for you.

New to this Edition:

  • Accompanying CD-ROM–provides instructional video of the most common massage techniques to provide readers with a visual aid to accompany chapter content.
  • Includes the Wellness Massage Pyramid which introduces a new model for the understanding the broad scope of massage therapy based on the wellness perspective.
  • End-of-chapter Study Outlines provide students and instructors with useful tools for identifying, understanding and learning the content of each chapter.
  • Chapters on the effects of massage and clinical applications of massage provide extensive documentation of research.
  • New chapters on Hydrotherapy and Thermal Therapy and Asian Bodywork Therapy are included.
  • New Appendix A:  25 Forms of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork provides students a survey of the 25 most important forms of massage and bodywork with sources of additional information.

Synopsis:

This pioneering text in massage therapy provides basic information on the art and science of effective healing massage techniques in quick-learn, easy-to-understand terms. This leading book contains a thorough description of both Eastern and Western massage skills and explains the effects of massage in physiological as well as holistic perspectives. Also included are self-evaluation sheets and sample health history forms. A functional second color has been added to this edition to help highlight massage techniques. The perfect guide for physical therapists, massage therapists, health related professionals, and anyone interested in massage therapy.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780838536766
Subtitle:
Classic, Holistic and Emerging Methods
Preface:
Benjamin, Patricia J.
Author:
Tappan, Frances M.
Author:
Benjamin, Patricia J.
Author:
Benjamin, Patricia J.
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Location:
Stamford, Conn. :
Subject:
Health and physical education
Subject:
Acupressure
Subject:
Massage & Reflexotherapy
Subject:
Massage
Subject:
Allied Health Services - Physical Therapy
Subject:
Massage therapy
Subject:
Massage -- Methods.
Subject:
Alternative Therapies
Copyright:
Edition Number:
3
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
v. 1409
Publication Date:
20040615
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
528
Dimensions:
9.19x6.96x.66 in. 1.33 lbs.

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Product details 528 pages Prentice Hall - English 9780838536766 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The 4th edition of Tappan’s Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques continues to be an authoritative and comprehensive resource for massage therapy courses.  This book lays the theoretical groundwork and provides detailed descriptions of techniques for Western and contemporary massage, Asian bodywork therapy and applications for special populations.  Whether you are a licensed massage therapy practitioner, another health-related professional, or simply interested in basic massage therapy techniques, this is the book for you.

New to this Edition:

  • Accompanying CD-ROM–provides instructional video of the most common massage techniques to provide readers with a visual aid to accompany chapter content.
  • Includes the Wellness Massage Pyramid which introduces a new model for the understanding the broad scope of massage therapy based on the wellness perspective.
  • End-of-chapter Study Outlines provide students and instructors with useful tools for identifying, understanding and learning the content of each chapter.
  • Chapters on the effects of massage and clinical applications of massage provide extensive documentation of research.
  • New chapters on Hydrotherapy and Thermal Therapy and Asian Bodywork Therapy are included.
  • New Appendix A:  25 Forms of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork provides students a survey of the 25 most important forms of massage and bodywork with sources of additional information.
"Synopsis" by , This pioneering text in massage therapy provides basic information on the art and science of effective healing massage techniques in quick-learn, easy-to-understand terms. This leading book contains a thorough description of both Eastern and Western massage skills and explains the effects of massage in physiological as well as holistic perspectives. Also included are self-evaluation sheets and sample health history forms. A functional second color has been added to this edition to help highlight massage techniques. The perfect guide for physical therapists, massage therapists, health related professionals, and anyone interested in massage therapy.
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