Synopses & Reviews
Trail Guide to the Body is the most effective and engaging way to master palpation and musculoskeletal anatomy. Now, the new 4th Edition offers even more — new illustrations, practical tips, more kinesiology and a complimentary DVD that brings palpation to life!
Included for the first time with the textbook —a complimentary DVD for practicing palpation!
- Author Andrew Biel coaches students on palpation in this dynamic 3-hour complimentary DVD. It covers 79 muscles, key bony landmarks and includes more than 200 illustration overlays.
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.
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.
Table of Contents
Introduction Tour Guide Tips
Chapter 1 Navigating the Body
Chapter 2 Shoulder & Arm
Chapter 3 Forearm & Hand
Chapter 4 Spine & Thorax
Chapter 5 Head, Neck & Face
Chapter 6 Pelvis & Thigh
Chapter 7 Leg & Foot