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Foundations of Massage

TUCHTAN Charles, TUCHTAN Vicki & STELFOX David [Other titles by this author]

ISBN: 9780729538695

Churchill Livingstone 2009 3rd Edition

AU $114.00
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Foundations of Massage 3rd edition is a comprehensive practical and theoretical foundation for all aspects of massage therapy. The book prepares students for clinical practice through the presentation of step by step techniques and treatments. The third edition has been updated to take in changes to the Health Training Package which is updated every five years. The current package HTL07 was fully implemented at the start of 2008. This revision of the only Australian text for the practice of massage therapy will include new material on electives such as providing services for people with disabilities, working in aged care and providing services for people with chronic disease states and life challenging illnesses.

Features
> More than 350 illustrations and photographs of manual applications
> Questions and activities at the end of each chapter
> Comprehensive glossary

New to this Edition
> Evidence for massage therapy completely updated
> Professional Practice issues revised to include business practice and more material on communication and ethics
> Expanded anatomy & physiology material in full colour appendices
> Updated illustrations
> A more comprehensive chapter on pregnancy massage updated by well known international author Susan Yates
> A more comprehensive chapter on infant massage
> History chapter has been developed to include influences on the massage industry from Europe and North America

About the Author
Lisa Casanelia, RMT, Head of Faculty, Endeavour College and David Stelfox, National Head of Naturopathy, Clinical Science & Research, Australian College of Natural Medicine, VIC, Australia

300 x 210 mm

302pp

(For this item please quote stock ID 32155)

Related Subject Areas:

Western massage     

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