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Trail Guide to the Body (5th edition)

BIEL Andrew [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780982978658

Books of Discovery 2010 5th Edition

AU $145.00
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 Trail Guide to the Body (5th edition) (Trail Guide to the Body (5th edition) (with DVD))

Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering 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. 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. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!

Features:
>Synergists: Muscles Working Together: 75 new illustrations showing the muscles that perform a movement 'in action'
>40 new illustrations showing ligaments & deeper structures of the joints
>Palpation information for 10 muscles new to Trail Guide
>Basic information for 25 additional muscles, most of which are unpalpable but fill out a reader's knowledge & understanding
>200 revised 2nd Edition illustrations
>Palpatory Journal Page: encouraging readers to create their own 'palpation diary' based on their hands-on experiences
Contents:
>Introduction - Tour Guide Tips >How To Use This Book >Key >Palpation Hints >Exploring the Textural Differences of Structures

Navigating the Body
>Regions of the Body >Planes of Movement >Directions & Positions >Movements of the Body >The Skeletal System >Types of Joints >The Muscular System >The Fascial System >The Cardiovascular System >The Nervous System >The Lymphatic System

Shoulder & Arm
>Topographical Views >Exploring the Skin & Fascia >Bones of the Shoulder & Arm >Bony Landmarks >Bony Landmarks Trails >Muscles of the Shoulder & Arm >Deltoid >Trapezius >Latissimus Dorsi & Teres Major >Rotator Cuff Muscles >Rotator Cuff Tendons >Rhomboid Major & Minor >Levator Scapula >Serratus Anterior >Pectoralis Major >Pectoralis Minor >Subclavius >Biceps Brachii >Triceps Brachii >Coracobrachialis >Ligaments, Nodes, & Other Structures of the Shoulder

Forearm & Hand
>Topographical Views >Exploring the Skin & Fascia >Bones of the Forearm & Hand >Bony Landmarks >Bony Landmark Trails >Muscles of the Forearm & Hand >Brachialis >Brachioradialis >Distinguishing Between the Flexor & Extensor Groups of the Forearm >Extensor Group >Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus & Brevis >Extensor Digitorum >Extensor Carpi Ulnaris >Flexor Group >Flexor Carpi Radialis & Palmaris Longus >Flexor Carpi Ulnaris >Flexor Digitorum Superficialis & Profundus >Pronator Teres >Supinator >Muscles of the Thumb >Ligaments, Nerves, & Other Structures of the Forearm & Hand

Spine & Thorax
>Topographical Views >Exploring the Skin & Fascia >Bones of the Spine & Thorax >Bony Landmarks >Bony Landmark Trails >Muscles of the Spine & Thorax >Erector Spinae >Transversospinalis Group >Splenius Capitis & Cervicis >Suboccipitals >Quadratus Lumborum >Abdominals >Diaphragm >Intercostals >Ligaments, Vessels, & Other Structures of the Spine & Thorax

Head, Neck, & Face
>Topographical Views >Exploring the Skin & Fascia >Bones & Bony Landmarks >Bony Landmark Trails >Muscles of the Head, Neck, & Face >Sternocleidomastoid >Scalenes >Masseter >Temporalis >Suprahyoids & Digastric >Infrahyoids >Platysma >Occipitofrontalis >Medial & Lateral Pterygoid >Longus Capitis & Longus Colli >Muscles of the Tongue >Other Muscles of the Head, Neck & Face >Glands, Vessels, & Other Structures of the Head, Neck, & Face

Pelvis & Thigh
>Topographical Views >Exploring the Skin & Fascia >Bones of the Pelvis & Thigh >Bony Landmarks >Bony Landmark Trails >Muscles of the Pelvis & Thigh >Quadriceps Femoris Group >Hamstrings >Gluteals >Adductor Group >Tensor Fasciae Latae & Iliotibial Tract >Sartorius >Tendons of the Posterior Knee >Lateral Rotators of the Hip >Piriformis >Quadratus femoris >Psoas major >Iliacus >Ligaments, Vessels, & Other Structures of the Hip & Thigh

Leg & Foot
>Topographical Views >Exploring the Skin & Fascia >Bones of the Knee, Leg, & Foot >Bony Landmarks of the Knee >Bony Landmarks Trails of the Knee >Bones & Bony Landmarks of the Foot >Bony Landmarks Trails of the Foot >Muscles of the Leg & Foot >Gastrocnemius & Soleus >Plantaris >Popliteus >Peroneus Longus & Brevis >Extensors of the Ankle & Toes >Flexors of the Ankle & Toes >Muscles of the Foot >Ligaments, Vessels, & Other Structures of the Leg & Foot

Synergists - Muscles Working Together
>Bibliography >Glossary of Terms >Pronunciation & Etymology of Anatomical Terms >Index

'Just when you thought it couldn't get any better! Practical and accurate - a 'must have' for visual and relational learners, or anyone wishing to enjoy the journey' - Diana Thompson, educator and author of Hands Heal

Required for "Certificate IV in Pilates" also "Diploma of Pilates" (Breathe Education)

275 x 210mm. New Edition - In Stock Now

504pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 40606)

Related Subject Areas:

Anatomy/Physiology      Western massage      Western medicine     

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