Trail Guide to the Body / Edition 3

Trail Guide to the Body / Edition 3

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by Andrew Biel, Robin Dorn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0965853454

ISBN-13: 9780965853453

Pub. Date: 07/15/2005

Publisher: Books of Discovery

This acclaimed book delivers information for learning the muscular and skeletal systems in a beautifully illustrated, user-friendly way. It makes learning the necessary bodywork skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 420 pages and 1,100 illustrations covering more than 125 muscles, 206 bones, 30 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable…  See more details below

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This acclaimed book delivers information for learning the muscular and skeletal systems in a beautifully illustrated, user-friendly way. It makes learning the necessary bodywork skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 420 pages and 1,100 illustrations covering more than 125 muscles, 206 bones, 30 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780965853453
Publisher:
Books of Discovery
Publication date:
07/15/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
422
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

I. Building Foundations

1. Understanding Interpersonal Communication

Daily Contacts: The Saga of Susan and Juan

Meet the Interpersonal Communicator

Essentials of Interpersonal Communication

Why We Communicate Interpersonally: Motivation

Making Interpersonal Contact: Characteristics, Principles, and Axioms of Communication

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Diversity and Communication Style

Gender Contacts: Gender and Communication Style

Media and Technology Contacts: Interpersonal Interaction and the Technological Embrace

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap up

Critical Thinking Contacts: That's Life

2. The Impact of Self-Concept

Daily Contacts: Aisha's Term Paper Problem

The Self-Concept: Your Answer to Who You Are

Self-Esteem: Feelings of Self-Worth Affect You

How Others Shape Our Self-Concept

The Self in Relation to Others: Confirming, Rejecting, and Disconfirming Responses

The Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: The Influence of Positive and Negative Pygmalions

Changing Your Self-Concept: Revising Impressions and Conceptions

Diversity and Culture Contacts: How Important Is the I?

Gender Contacts: Gender and Self-Concept

Media and Technology Contacts: Seeing the Self Through Media and the Technological Looking Glass

Gaining Communication Competence: Ways to Strengthen Your Self-Concept

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Thinking Positively

3. Perception

Daily Contacts: Dax on Trial

Perception in Action: The Process at Work

The Role of Schemata, Sets, Selectivities, and Stereotypes

Exploring Other Barriers to Accurate Perception

Culture and Perception: Interpreting Through Different I's

Diversity and Culture Contacts: The Media and Perception

Gender Contacts: Gender and Perception

Technology Contacts: Technology and Virtual Reality

Gaining Communication Competence: Enhancing Your Perceptual Abilities

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Can You See It My Way?

II. Sharing Messages

4. Listening

Daily Contacts: Flora's Nonlistening

Differences between Listening and Hearing

The Stages of Listening

Types of Listening

Active and Inactive Listening

The Differences between Effective and Ineffective Listeners

The Ethics of Listening: A Look at Nonlistening Behaviors

A System for Hurdling Listening Roadblocks

The Feedback Factor

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Diversity's Influence on Listening

Gender Contacts: Gender's Influence on Listening

Media and Technology Contacts: Media and Technological Influences on Listening

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Who's Listening

5. Language

Daily Contacts: Words that Wound

Getting Into and Behind the Words We Use: The Meaning of Meaning

Language: A Definition

The Triangle of Meaning: Gaining Perspective

Semantic Barriers: Unlocking Person-to-Person Understanding

Mastering Meaning

Language and Relationships: Communication Style, Words, and Feelings

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Culture Speak

Gender Contacts: Gender Speak

Media and Technology Contacts: Distorted Reflections

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Can We Talk?

6. Nonverbal Communication

Daily Contacts: Sam's Surprise

Nonverbal Communication: A Definition

Understanding Nonverbal Communication: Functions and Characteristics

Types of Nonverbal Messages: Kinesics, Paralanguage, Proxemics, and Beyond

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Cultural Patterns in Nonverbal Behavior

Gender Contacts: Masculine and Feminine Styles in Nonverbal Behavior

Media and Technology Contacts: Nonverbal Messages Communicated by the Media and by Computer-Mediated Means

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Beyond Words

7. Conversations

Daily Contacts: Talk, Talk, Talk

The Importance of Conversational Contact

What Is Conversation?

Conversational Management

Repairing Conversational Damage

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Differences and Conversation

Gender Contacts: Differences and Conversation

Media and Technology Contacts: Media and Technology Talk

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Look Who's Talking

III. Discovering Interpersonal Dynamics

8. Emotions

Daily Contacts: Time Troubles

What Are Emotions?

Relationships and Emotions

The Value of Explaining Feelings

Diversity and Culture Contacts: The Expression of Emotions

Gender Contacts: The Expression of Emotions

Media and Technology Contacts: Channeling Feelings

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Triggers

9. Trust

Daily Contacts: Trust Troubles

What Is Trust?

Forgiveness: Rebuilding a Relationship After Trust Is Betrayed

Cost-Benefit Theory: The Price We Are Willing to Pay for a Relationship

Defining the Relational Situation

Gender, Risk, and Trust: Today's Dilemma

Relationship Ethics: Deception and Relationships

Culture Contacts: Influences on Trust

Gender Contacts: Influences on Lying and Trust

Media and Technology Contacts: Lessons about Trust

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Are You Honest or 'Fairly' Honest?

10. Power and Influence

Daily Contacts: Power Moment

Interpersonal Control: Exploring the Balance of Power in Relationships

Preparing to Exercise Power: Exploring How Attitudes, Beliefs, and Values Influence Persuasibility

Gaining Compliance in Interpersonal Relationships: The Promotion of Attitudinal and Behavioral Change

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Diversity, Values, and Relational Power

Gender Contacts: Gender and the Balance of Power

Media and Technology Contacts: Power Shifts

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Just Like Me

11. Conflict

Daily Contacts: Jim and Jack Joust

The Meaning of Conflict

Sources of Contact

Conflict Resolution Strategies

Your Expressive Style: Nonassertive, Aggressive, or Assertive

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Culture and Conflict Resolution

Gender Contacts: Gender and Conflict Resolution

Media and Technology Contacts: Conflict Resolution Models or Madness

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Flowers

IV. Making Contact

12. Relationship Dynamics

Daily Contacts: The Job Promotion

Types of Relationships

Why We Enter into Relationships: Relational Roles and Functions

Relationship Characteristics

Relationship Evolutions

The Relationship Spectrum: Communicating with Acquaintances, Friends, Lovers, and Others

Relationship Attractors: Who Is Attracted to Whom?

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Connections

Gender Contacts: Roles and Rules

Media and Technology Contacts: Exploring Social Worlds

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Nothing Personal

13. Intimacy and Distance

Daily Contacts: The Plane Trip

Self-Disclosure and Intimacy

Social Penetration Theory: Depth, Breadth, Intimacy, and Distance

The Johari Window and Self-Disclosure

Relationship Maintenance

Relationship Dysfunctions: Toxic Communication

Relationships and Death: The Grief Process

Relational Dialectics

Relationship Repair: Renegotiation or Dissolution

Diversity and Culture Contacts: Getting Closer Through Interpersonal Connections

Gender Contacts: Intimacy and Distance

Media and Technology Contacts: The Psychological Shortening of Long-Distance Relationships

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Pivotal Points

14. Relationships in Our Lives: Exploring Family-, Work-, and Health-Related Concerns

Daily Contacts: The Reunion

The Nature of Familial Communication

The Family as Communication System

Communication Functions and Dysfunctions: A Look at Family Communication Rules

Communication Patterns

Diversity and the Family

Gender and the Family

Media and Technology Contacts: It's Magic

The Importance of Interpersonal Communication at Work

The Dyad and the Organization

Networks and Interaction: Influencing Relationship Satisfaction

Working in Teams

Culture and the Workplace

Gender and the Workplace

Media and Technology Contacts: Reflecting and Refracting Images

Interpersonal Communication and Health

A Closer Look at the Characteristics of Therapeutic Relationships

The Practitioner-Client Dyad: Experiencing the Relationship

Communicate about AIDS with Each Other

Diversity and Culture Contacts: The Role of Culture

Gender Contacts: Health Care

Media and Technology Contacts: The Media's Messages and the Influence of New Technology

Gaining Communication Competence

Daily Contacts: Wrap Up

Critical Thinking Contacts: Over Breakfast

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Trail Guide to the Body 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
JanK More than 1 year ago
Andrew Biel's book is one of the "must-haves" for those doing any kind of bodywork that involves the manipulation of bones, muscles or other soft tissue. The great illustrations and step-by-step instructions for locating and feeling the various parts of the body make this an essential resource.
Zaid More than 1 year ago
if you're a PT, u must have a gr8 sense of palpation. And This is The Book for it. An Amazing book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Absolutely exceptional work. Hands down the best anatomy book I have ever had to use for a course. What a concept! Hands on anatomy? This is something most university professors would shy from but is there a better way to learn anatomy? Tip mah hat! Well done Andrew!
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