Plain & Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Certification / Edition 1

Plain & Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork Certification / Edition 1

by Laura Allen
     
 

Written in plain, simple language, this book is a great study guide for massage therapists taking National Certification Examinations or state or local exams. The author restates the topics and concepts covered on the National Exams in a straightforward way for easy retention and comprehension. The text emphasizes memorization and repetition as effective study

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Overview

Written in plain, simple language, this book is a great study guide for massage therapists taking National Certification Examinations or state or local exams. The author restates the topics and concepts covered on the National Exams in a straightforward way for easy retention and comprehension. The text emphasizes memorization and repetition as effective study methods and includes test-taking tips, positive affirmations, and cartoons to ease apprehension about the exam. End-of-chapter practice questions help readers review material.

A back-of-book CD-ROM contains three complete practice tests so students can practice taking exams and test their knowledge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781755429
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Series:
LWW Massage Therapy and Bodywork Educational Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Getting Ready for the NCE

Chapter 1: A Positive Approach
Chapter 2: Coverage on the Test

Part II: Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology by Body Systems

Chapter 3: An Overview of Anatomy, Physiology, and Pathology
Chapter 4: Basic Medical Terminology
Chapter 5: The Chemistry of the Body
Chapter 6: The Cellular Level of the Body
Chapter 7: The Integumentary System
Chapter 8: The Skeletal System
Chapter 9: The Muscular System
Chapter 10: The Nervous System
Chapter 11: The Brain and Spinal Cord
Chapter 12: The Craniosacral System
Chapter 13: The Endocrine System
Chapter 14: The Cardiovascular System
Chapter 15: The Lymphatic and Immune System
Chapter 16: The Respiratory System
Chapter 17: The Digestive System
Chapter 18: The Urinary System
Chapter 19: The Reproductive System

Part III: Biomechanics and Kinesiology

Chapter 20: Safe and Efficient Movement for Client and Therapist

Part IV: Traditional Eastern Medicine

Chapter 21: Eastern Methods
Chapter 22: The Meridians
Chapter 23: The Chakras

Part V: Theory, Assessment, and Application

Chapter 24: Client History
Chapter 25: Universal Precautions
Chapter 26: Contraindications
Chapter 27: Massage and Bodywork Techniques
Chapter 28: Modalities

Part VI: Professional Standards, Ethics, and Business Practices

Chapter 29: The Ethics of Massage and Bodywork
Chapter 30: The Business of Massage

Appendix (Answer Keys)

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