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Body massage : therapy basics

Author: Mo Rosser
Publisher: London : Hodder & Stoughton, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This new edition of Body Massage: Therapy Basics has been thoroughly updated to meet the requirements of the following awarding bodies: NVQ/SVQ Beauty Therapy Level 3; Edexcel National Diploma in Beauty Therapy; VTCT and ITEC. This book features a brand new colour section and up-to-date diagrams and photographs throughout. Written by an expert in the field, this edition is aimed primarily at Level 3 students, and  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mo Rosser
ISBN: 0340816600 9780340816608
OCLC Number: 61175483
Notes: Previous edition: 1996.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 317 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: Learning and Assessment --
Brief history of massage --
Part A --
Underpinning Knowledge 1. Health, Safety and Hygiene 2. Body systems and the physiological and psychological effects of massage --
Part B --
Consultation, preparation, and massage movements 3. Professional conduct, ethics and preparation, Client consultation 4. Classification of massage and the effleurage group 5. Petrissage Group 6. Percussion and vibration groups --
Part C --
Massage routines and adaptations 7. Massage routines 8. Adapting massage for specific conditions 9. Additional techniques 10. Mechanical massage 11. Introduction to sports massage.
Responsibility: Mo Rosser.

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This second edition has been thoroughly updated to meet the requirements of today's examining boards...it is an excellent first text book, clear and user friendly... -- Massage World 20040901

 
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