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Product Description: An empowering guide that unites the ancient healing power of touch therapy—from acupressure to reflexology—with modern science to help relieve the number one cause of disease today: stress—and to soothe anxiety, boost immunity, and alleviate pain...read more

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9780062392459 | Harperelixir, April 19, 2016, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: An empowering guide that unites the ancient healing power of touch therapy—from acupressure to reflexology—with modern science to help relieve the number one cause of disease today: stress—and to soothe anxiety, boost immunity, and alleviate pain.

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With more than 700 full-color illustrations, this engaging resource takes a visual approach to helping you understand the scientific principles behind therapeutic massage. Coverage includes a wide range of clinically relevant topics ― from basic overviews of anatomy and disease to in-depth explorations of each body system ― with an emphasis on applying scientific principles to practice. A companion DVD features over 75 anatomy and physiology animations and cadaver dissection footage that show biologic functions and medical procedures in realistic detail.UNIQUE! A comprehensive chapter on biomechanics includes valuable information on muscle testing and assessment.Combined workbook and textbook format encourages critical thinking with activities, short essays, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and more to help you reinforce concepts.Sections on pathologic conditions, with suggestions for intervention protocols, indications, and contraindications for therapeutic massage, prepare you to work with clients safely and effectively.Handy appendices with quick reference charts for muscles and pathology provide at-a-glance access to common muscle information and pathologies.Full-color muscle anatomy illustrations highlight help identify and locate muscles.A section on nutrition includes information on the digestive process, nutrition basics, and the functions of vitamins and minerals to help you understand how nutrition affects the body."Clinical Reasoning" exercises in the workbook sections and "Practical Applications" boxes within chapters help you apply concepts from the book to real-life situations with realistic examples.Thoroughly reviewed and updated chapters ensure accurate content with up-to-date applications to massage.Updated full-color illustrations clearly demonstrate anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and pathology concepts.Updated Evolve resources include extensive learning activities for each chapter, as well as additional gait assessment and muscle firing pattern photos, web links, and a National Certification Exam review to provide more opportunities for learning.

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9780323393058, titled "Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, and Pathology" | 5th edition (Mosby Inc, March 9, 2016), cover price $75.95
9780323077439, titled "Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage: Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, and Pathology" | 4th edition (Mosby Inc, April 13, 2012), cover price $73.95
9780323048699 | 3 pap/dvd edition (Mosby Inc, April 16, 2008), cover price $68.95 | About this edition: With more than 700 full-color illustrations, this engaging resource takes a visual approach to helping you understand the scientific principles behind therapeutic massage.
9780323020275 | 2 edition (Mosby Inc, November 20, 2003), cover price $56.95

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Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional. It delves into several areas within the profession, with chapters devoted to spa massage, lymph massage, clinical massage techniques, therapeutic procedure, athletic massage, massage in medicine, and more. Providing a fresh new design, updated terminology and expanded content on topics such as research literacy and business administration, this new edition provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful massage therapist and will be a reference that users can count on throughout their careers.

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9781285187556, titled "Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage" | 6 edition (Milady Pub Corp, March 10, 2016), cover price $118.95 | About this edition: Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional.
9781435485235, titled "Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage" | 5th edition (Milady Pub Corp, April 27, 2010), cover price $118.95 | About this edition: Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 5th edition is the classic text in the massage industry including the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful, professional massage therapist, plus the essentials of anatomy and physiology.
9781418035761 | 4 pck har/ edition (Delmar Pub, December 22, 2005), cover price $133.95 | About this edition: Comprehensive, engaging, and easy to read, this exciting new edition continues to set itself apart as the original and classic introductory massage text.
9781401880293, titled "Theory & Practice Of Therapeutic Massage" | 4th edition (Milady Pub Corp, December 15, 2005), cover price $123.95 | About this edition: Comprehensive, engaging, and easy to read, this exciting new edition continues to set itself apart as the original and classic introductory massage text.

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9781435485242, titled "Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage" | 5th edition (Milady Pub Corp, April 20, 2010), cover price $106.95 | About this edition: The Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage (5th edition) is the classic text in the massage industry including the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful, professional massage therapist, plus the essentials of anatomy and physiology.
9781435485259, titled "Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage" | 5 workbook edition (Milady Pub Corp, April 13, 2010), cover price $52.95 | About this edition: This workbook correlates to Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 5E.
9781401880316 | 4 workbook edition (Milady Pub Corp, January 1, 2006), cover price $61.95 | About this edition: This workbook is designed to accompany Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 4th Edition.
9781401880309, titled "Theory & Practice Of Therapeutic Massage" | 4th edition (Milady Pub Corp, December 15, 2005), cover price $101.95
9781562536367 | 3 workbook edition (Delmar Pub, January 1, 1999), cover price $54.45
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Product Description: Discover the healing power of massage therapy!With The Complete Guide to Massage, you can use the power of touch to soothe aches and wash away worries. Each page guides you through the time-honored practice with step-by-step instructions and photographs for massaging yourself and others...read more
By Mary Biancalana (editor)

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9781440594014 | 1 edition (Adams Media Corp, January 1, 2016), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Discover the healing power of massage therapy!

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Product Description: A fully illustrated guide to abdominal massage for improved cardiovascular health, organ detoxification, and enhanced vital energy • Includes fully illustrated massage instructions to open restricted blood vessels, direct blood flow for healing, balancing blood pressure, and detoxifying organs • Details specific massage treatments for many common ailments such as lower back pain, sciatica, asthma, headaches, and reproductive issues • Explains the ancient art of reading pulses to diagnose organ health • Reveals how blood acts as the vehicle for our vital energy Blood and chi often flow side by side throughout the body, the blood acting as the vehicle for our vital energy...read more

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9781620553091 | Destiny Books, August 15, 2015, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: A fully illustrated guide to abdominal massage for improved cardiovascular health, organ detoxification, and enhanced vital energy • Includes fully illustrated massage instructions to open restricted blood vessels, direct blood flow for healing, balancing blood pressure, and detoxifying organs • Details specific massage treatments for many common ailments such as lower back pain, sciatica, asthma, headaches, and reproductive issues • Explains the ancient art of reading pulses to diagnose organ health • Reveals how blood acts as the vehicle for our vital energy Blood and chi often flow side by side throughout the body, the blood acting as the vehicle for our vital energy.

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9780387945958, titled "Linear Algebra Done Right" | Springer Verlag, April 1, 1996, cover price $53.95 | also contains Linear Algebra Done Right
9780201036886, titled "Man and Nature: Principles of Human and Environmental Biology" | Addison-Wesley, June 1, 1975, cover price $24.33 | also contains Man and Nature: Principles of Human and Environmental Biology

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9781437719772, titled "Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice" | 4 pap/cdr edition (W B Saunders Co, July 21, 2011), cover price $83.95
9781416036524, titled "Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice" | 3 pap/dvd edition (W B Saunders Co, May 3, 2007), cover price $72.95
9781416031284, titled "Massage Therapy: Principles And Practice" | 2 pap/cdr edition (W B Saunders Co, September 30, 2005), cover price $61.95
9780721600284, titled "Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice" | W B Saunders Co, May 1, 2003, cover price $56.95
9780721674209 | Instructor edition (W B Saunders Co, November 1, 2000), cover price $22.01
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Product Description: Harness the healing powers of self-massage, and you can alleviate daily stresses and minor ailments anywhere, at any time, without aspirin or other medications. Arranged in a handy A to Z directory, and fully illustrated, these 100 safe and simple techniques are drawn from shiatsu, reflexology, Indian head massage, and acupressure...read more

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9781910231388, titled "Complete Self Massage Workbook: Over 100 Simple Techniques for Re-Energizing Body and Mind" | Collins & Brown, April 7, 2015, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Harness the healing powers of self-massage, and you can alleviate daily stresses and minor ailments anywhere, at any time, without aspirin or other medications.

For introduction to massage therapy or massage techniques/modalities courses Prepare massage therapists for success with a next-generation learning tool Successful massage therapists excel at blending the art and science of the profession. Tappan's Handbook of Massage Therapy: Blending Art and Science is a learning tool for a new generation, but it results from years of experience, wisdom, and research on the part of the author and contributing therapists. This pioneering book in massage therapy provides the foundation, guidance, and the know-how that students need to master the essential task of blending art with science. The new Sixth Edition is an all-inclusive text for massage therapy students that moves beyond technique to encompass expanded foundational learning and professional and personal development, massage techniques, and career and practice development. With its logical format and compelling visuals, students will gain practical knowledge of the techniques and skills they need to become outstanding massage therapists. Also available with MyHealthProfessionsLab™ This title is also available with MyHealthProfessionsLab—an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Within its structured environment, students practice what they learn and test their understanding to help them better absorb course material and understand difficult concepts. NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyHealthProfessionsLab does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyHealthProfessionsLab search for ISBN-10: 0134071867 /ISBN-13: 9780134071862. That package includes ISBN-10: 0134062833 /ISBN-13: 9780134062839 and ISBN-10: 0134082699 /ISBN-13: 9780134082691.

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9780134071862 | 6 pck pap/ edition (Prentice Hall, July 5, 2015), cover price $137.73
9780134082691 | 6 edition (Prentice Hall, April 5, 2015), cover price $110.40 | About this edition: For introduction to massage therapy or massage techniques/modalities courses Prepare massage therapists for success with a next-generation learning tool Successful massage therapists excel at blending the art and science of the profession.
9780515121179, titled "Capricorn 1998: Total Horoscope Dec 21-Jan 19" | Jove Pubns, July 1, 1997, cover price $5.99 | also contains Capricorn 1998: Total Horoscope Dec 21-Jan 19

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Massage is one of the oldest forms of therapy, renowned for restoring physical and emotional wellbeing. With this book you can experiment with massage in the comfort of your own home and treat family and friends to a total pampering experience!  Clear, step-by-step instructions demonstrate all the techniques you will need to aid relaxation, relieve aches and pains, release tension and improve energy levels, and also included are recipes for oils, lotions and compresses.  Whether you want to treat a common ailment or simply to unwind, Massage Basics is an indispensable guide.

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9780600629900 | 1 edition (Hamlyn, February 17, 2015), cover price $9.99
9780600617532 | 1 original edition (Hamlyn, May 13, 2009), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Massage is one of the oldest forms of therapy, renowned for restoring physical and emotional wellbeing.

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Product Description: A full-color guide to crystal massage for healing, energy balance, and stress release in the physical, emotional, and energetic bodies• Illustrates full-body massage techniques with crystal wands, crystal spheres, polished stones, and amber• Details the healing properties of more than 50 crystals and gemstones and how to select the proper one for a specific condition• Explains how to cleanse and recharge crystal, gemstone, and amber after each massage so energies are not transferred from one person to anotherIn this full-color illustrated guide, Michael Gienger, along with contributors Hildegard Weiss and Ursula Dombrowksy, details the energetics and healing properties of more than 50 crystals and gemstones for use in massage...read more

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9781620554111 | 2 edition (Healing Arts Pr, January 24, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A full-color guide to crystal massage for healing, energy balance, and stress release in the physical, emotional, and energetic bodies• Illustrates full-body massage techniques with crystal wands, crystal spheres, polished stones, and amber• Details the healing properties of more than 50 crystals and gemstones and how to select the proper one for a specific condition• Explains how to cleanse and recharge crystal, gemstone, and amber after each massage so energies are not transferred from one person to anotherIn this full-color illustrated guide, Michael Gienger, along with contributors Hildegard Weiss and Ursula Dombrowksy, details the energetics and healing properties of more than 50 crystals and gemstones for use in massage.

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When his jumping for joy shakes the village of his new animal friends, Boris the dinosaur is about to be banished, until he proves valuable to have around.
By Tom Blair (trans)

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9780374309121, titled "The Bouncing Dinosaur" | Farrar Straus & Giroux, September 1, 1990, cover price $13.95 | also contains The Bouncing Dinosaur | About this edition: Freddy and William invite Boris, a lonely dinosaur, to come home to live in their village, but Boris's bad habit--bouncing--makes life miserable for everyone, until his bouncing proves useful in outwitting a prowling fox

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Product Description: Why we need a daily dose of touch: an investigation of the effects of touch on our physical and mental well-being. Although the therapeutic benefits of touch have become increasingly clear, American society, claims Tiffany Field, is dangerously touch-deprived...read more

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9780262062169 | Bradford Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: An essay on the role of touch in children's growth and development focuses on the importance of this sense in physical and psychological health among people of all age groups.

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9780262526593 | 2 edition (Bradford Books, October 10, 2014), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Why we need a daily dose of touch: an investigation of the effects of touch on our physical and mental well-being.
9780262561563 | 2 reprint edition (Bradford Books, April 1, 2003), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: The first sensory input in life comes from the sense of touch while a baby is still in the womb, and touch continues to be the primary means of learning about the world throughout infancy, well into childhood.

Myology and Kinesiology for Massage Therapists presents the anatomy and function of the muscular system using an innovative applied learning technique designed to help today's massage student learn and understand this subject. As this is a subject that many massage students struggle with, this integrated workbook approach helps students apply their knowledge to massage-specific scenarios, and accommodates the needs of multiple learning styles. Beginning with an overview of the body and anatomical structures, the text builds to a thorough review of each body area, complete with full-color illustrations. Each chapter is divided into two parts: a text/content section followed by an activity/workbook section. The text section provides context for the activities and helps familiarize the student with the different bones, muscles, and other structures within each body region. The workbook section includes muscle drawing exercises, claywork exercises, case study exercises and review questions.

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9781496309075 | Spi pap/ps edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, October 7, 2014), cover price $72.99
9781582558011 | 1 spi pap/ edition (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, April 21, 2011), cover price $68.99 | About this edition: Myology and Kinesiology for Massage Therapists presents the anatomy and function of the muscular system using an innovative applied learning technique designed to help today's massage student learn and understand this subject.

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Product Description: LIVE BETTER IN YOUR BODY.Pain is an epidemic. It prevents you from performing at your best because it robs you of concentration, power, and peace of mind. But most pain is preventable and treatable, and healing is within your grasp...read more

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9781628600223 | 1 edition (Victory Belt Pub, November 4, 2014), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: LIVE BETTER IN YOUR BODY.

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Product Description: The Bowen technique resets and repairs the body, restoring balance to relieve pain and improve energy. This book shows how it can be particularly effective at alleviating conditions that are renowned for being difficult to treat, as well as at enhancing performance in dance and other sports...read more

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9781848191679 | Jessica Kingsley Pub, September 21, 2014, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: The Bowen technique resets and repairs the body, restoring balance to relieve pain and improve energy.

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Product Description: Myofascial Release provides comprehensive training for hands-on therapists of all disciplines and at all levels to expand their practice. From technique descriptions and their applications to client interactions and the preservation of practitioner strength and functionality, this guide teaches therapists every crucial aspect of employing myofascial release to its fullest benefit...read more

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9781450444576 | Human Kinetics, April 16, 2014, cover price $34.00 | About this edition: Myofascial Release provides comprehensive training for hands-on therapists of all disciplines and at all levels to expand their practice.

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Product Description: Fully illustrated guide to massage techniques for unblocking chi, releasing tight tendons and muscles, and alleviating back and joint pain • Explains the hammering massage technique of Tok Sen, which sends vibrational energy deep into the fascia and muscles • Details how to use the 10 Thai energy meridians known as Sen Sib and the 12 muscle-tendon meridians of Chinese acupuncture in massage • Explains Meridian Detox Therapy and Gua Sha, which clears blood stagnation, promotes metabolism, and can prevent and treat acute illness Good health depends on the free flow of life-force energy, chi, throughout the entire body...read more

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9781620550861 | Reprint edition (Destiny Books, November 4, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Fully illustrated guide to massage techniques for unblocking chi, releasing tight tendons and muscles, and alleviating back and joint pain • Explains the hammering massage technique of Tok Sen, which sends vibrational energy deep into the fascia and muscles • Details how to use the 10 Thai energy meridians known as Sen Sib and the 12 muscle-tendon meridians of Chinese acupuncture in massage • Explains Meridian Detox Therapy and Gua Sha, which clears blood stagnation, promotes metabolism, and can prevent and treat acute illness Good health depends on the free flow of life-force energy, chi, throughout the entire body.

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Product Description: This fascinating anthology presents a much wider scope than other books on Thai massage, and uncovers a wealth of previously unavailable information on the historical, spiritual, and cultural connections to this powerful healing art...read more

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9781844096169 | 1 edition (Findhorn Pr, October 1, 2013), cover price $32.95 | About this edition: This fascinating anthology presents a much wider scope than other books on Thai massage, and uncovers a wealth of previously unavailable information on the historical, spiritual, and cultural connections to this powerful healing art.

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9781848191228 | 1 edition (Jessica Kingsley Pub, July 30, 2013), cover price $24.95

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Product Description: The complete illustrated guide to expert head, face, body and foot massage techniques.

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9781780190600 | Reprint edition (Southwater Pub, June 7, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: The complete illustrated guide to expert head, face, body and foot massage techniques.
9780754822370 | Box edition (Lorenz Books, March 16, 2013), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A fantastic kit box containing a practical instruction book and hand-held wooden massagers.

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9780323084727 | 3 edition (Mosby Inc, February 11, 2013), cover price $75.95 | also contains Mosby's Pathology for Massage Therapists
9780323055888 | 2 pap/dvd edition (Mosby Inc, December 12, 2008), cover price $66.95

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Product Description: Indian Head Massage covers the fundamentals of the subject in a clear and accessible format: from anatomy and physiology to health and safety, massage routines and marketing techniques. This edition has been fully updated in line with the latest NOS and relevant VRQ/NVQ qualifications and contains new essential learning features such as health and safety and knowledge check boxes...read more

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9781444168228 | 4 pap/psc edition (Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2012), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Indian Head Massage covers the fundamentals of the subject in a clear and accessible format: from anatomy and physiology to health and safety, massage routines and marketing techniques.
9780340946046 | 3 pap/cdr edition (Hodder Arnold, July 26, 2007), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Indian Head Massage covers the fundamentals of the subject, from anatomy and physiology to health and safety, massage routines and marketing techniques.
9780340814734 | 2 edition (Hodder Arnold, August 30, 2004), cover price $44.50 | About this edition: This book takes a professional approach to Indian head massage.

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Product Description: Repetitive strain injuries to the shoulder, back, and arm can cause debilitating pain that keeps you from being able to perform even the most basic everyday tasks. Compounding the frustration, it can seem that there’s nothing you can do to ease the discomfort caused by your injury and speed your recovery...read more

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9781608821273, titled "Trigger Point Therapy for Repetitive Strain Injury: Your Self-Treatment Workbook for Elbow, Lower Arm, Wrist, and Hand Pain" | Workbook edition (New Harbinger Pubns Inc, May 3, 2012), cover price $21.95 | About this edition: Repetitive strain injuries to the shoulder, back, and arm can cause debilitating pain that keeps you from being able to perform even the most basic everyday tasks.

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