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Introduction to Massage Therapy
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date September 20, 2013
Pages 604
Binding Paperback
Edition 3 pap/psc
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9781451173192
ISBN-10 1451173199
Dimensions 1 by 8.25 by 10.50 in.
Weight 3.35 lbs.
Original list price $86.99
Summaries and Reviews
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Practical, concise, and well-illustrated, Introduction to Massage Therapy, 3rd Edition provides everything your students need to build strong, foundation skills that will carry them throughout their studies, help them prepare for the national exam, and launch them into successful careers as massage therapists.  The book covers the science behind the practice of massage therapy through just the right amount of coverage of anatomy and physiology, pathology, and pharmacology.

The Third Edition is enhanced by new evidence-based references and new online videos that demonstrate common procedures, techniques, and flow sequences.

The new Third Edition enables you to:

·         Save time planning and spend more time with your students with Instructor Resources, including:

- NEW Homework Activities!

o   Terminology

o   Ethics Questions

o   Matching Exercises

- Test Generator Questions

- Answers to Chapter Exercises

- Critical Thinking Exercises

- Lesson Plans

- PowerPoint Presentations

- Image Bank

- Learning Management System Cartridges

·         Take your students’ learning beyond the book with free online resources, including:

- New! Videos of procedures and flow sequences including body mechanics, sheet draping, sidelying, seated massage, client supine art, client leg and foot, client prone back, lymph drainage, and reflexology.

- New! Animations

- New! Coloring Exercises

- New! Stedman’s Vocabulary and Pronunciation Guide

- New! Student Quiz Bank

- New! Study Plan

        - Case Studies


Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780781773744
 
With Debra C. Howard (other contributor), Marybetts Sinclair (other contributor) | 1 har/dvd edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (January 1, 2007)
9780781773744 | details & prices | 625 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.65 lbs | List price $74.99
About: The Second Edition of Introduction to Massage Therapy instills the essential skills and knowledge needed to become a professional massage therapist and excel as one.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780781739702 Book cover for 9780781785976 Book cover for 9781451173192
 
The price comparison is for this edition
3 pap/psc edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (September 20, 2013)
9781451173192 | details & prices | 604 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 1.00 in. | 3.35 lbs | List price $86.99
About: Practical, concise, and well-illustrated, Introduction to Massage Therapy, 3rd Edition provides everything your students need to build strong, foundation skills that will carry them throughout their studies, help them prepare for the national exam, and launch them into successful careers as massage therapists.
1 pap/cdr/ edition from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (March 1, 2006)
9780781785976 | details & prices | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.65 in. | 2.65 lbs | List price $56.95
About: This massage therapy textbook enables readers to translate the fundamental knowledge base for massage into practical applications both in class and in practice.
from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (June 22, 2004)
9780781739702 | details & prices | 490 pages | 8.25 × 10.50 × 0.75 in. | 2.60 lbs | List price $54.95
About: Finally, an introductory massage text that compiles all the practical information students need into one complete source.

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