Anatomy and Physiology for the Manual Therapies

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Anatomy & Physiology for the Manual Therapies 1e is designed to meet the specific needs of students preparing for careers in the manual therapies, such as massage therapy and careers as physical therapy assistants. This book provides the most appropriate depth of coverage for each body system –– in both narrative and visuals –– and by including relevant applications linking the content to situations they will face in their careers. Specially written applications with a focus on massage and physical therapy are included. An outstanding illustration program is also integrated to highlight important concepts and special diagrams are presented that point to origin, insertion, and innervation of muscles. This is crucial knowledge for massage therapists, physical therapists, and occupational therapists.

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ISBN-13: 9780470044964
ISBN-10: 0470044969
Pagini: 848
Dimensiuni: 238 x 283 x 34 mm
Greutate: 2.06 kg
Ediția: 1st Edition
Editura: Wiley
Locul publicării: Hoboken, United States

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Massage Therapists, Physical Therapists, and Occupational Therapists


* Organization of the Human Body * Introductory Chemistry * Cells * Tissues * The Integumentary System * The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue * The Skeletal System: The Appendicular Skeleton * The Skeletal System: The Axial Skeleton * Joints * Muscle Tissue * The Muscular System: Muscles of the Head and Neck * Muscular System: Muscles of the Torso * Muscular System: Muscles of the Upper Extremity * Muscular System: Muscles of the Lower Extremity * Nervous Tissue * The Spinal Cord and Spinal Nerves * The Brain and Cranial Nerves * The Autonomic Nervous System * Somatic and Special Senses * The Endocrine System * The Cardiovascular System: Blood * The Cardiovascular System: Heart * The Cardiovascular System: Blood Vessels * The Lymphatic System * The Respiratory System * The Digestive System * Nutrition and Metabolism * The Urinary System * The Reproductive Systems Appendix A: Measurements Appendix B: Periodic Table Appendix C: Answers Glossary Index

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Anatomy and Physiology for the Manual Therapies combines the recognized strengths of the best-selling author Gerard J. Tortora with the expertise of Andrew J. Kuntzman, a certified massage therapist and an award-winning educator with a doctorate in Anatomy.

If you are planning a career as a massage therapist, a physical therapy assistant, an exercise therapist, in sports medicine, or another career in the manual therapies this is the text that can start you on the path to success. This book should serve as a great reference throughout your professional career.

Anatomy and Physiology for Manual Therapies paired with WileyPLUS makes a wide variety of visual, audio, tactile, and blended resources easily accessible and provides ample opportunity to SEE, HEAR, and DO anatomy and physiology.