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Massage therapy research

Author: Tiffany Field
Publisher: Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Written by the Director of the world-renowned Touch Research Institutes, this book examines the practical applications of important massage therapy research findings. Each chapter of this comprehensive resource provides a clear and authoritative review of what is reliably known about the effects of touch for a variety of clinical conditions such as depression, pain management, movement problems, and functioning of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Field, Tiffany.
Massage therapy research.
Edinburgh ; New York : Elsevier Churchill Livingstone, 2006
(OCoLC)72763263
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Tiffany Field
ISBN: 9780702032509 0702032506
OCLC Number: 460904356
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 270 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Massage Therapy Research Methods --
2. Reducing Prematurity --
Study 1 Pregnant women benefit from massage therapy --
Study 2 Massage therapy effects on depressed pregnant women --
--
Study 3 Fetal activity following stimulation of the mother₂s abdomen, feet and hands --
--
3. Enhancing Growth and Development --
Study 1 Stable preterm infants gain more weight and sleep less after five days of massage therapy --
Study 2 Vagal activity, gastric motility and weight gain in massaged preterm neonates --
Study 3 Massage therapy by parents improves early growth and development --
Study 4 Sleep problems in infants decrease following massage therapy --
4. Increasing Attentiveness --
Study 1 Massage enhances congnitive performance in normal infants --
Study 2 Preschooler's cognitive performance improves following massage --
Study 3 Autism symptoms decrease following massage therapy --
--
Study 4 Massage therapy improves mood and behaviour of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder --
--
Study 5 Massage therapy of moderate and light pressure and vibrator effects on EEG and heart rate --
Study 6 Aromatherapy positively affects mood, EEG patterns of alertness and math computations --
5. Decreasing Depression and Aggression --
Study 1 EEG during lavender and rosemary exposure in infants of depressed and non-depressed mothers --
Study 2 Massage and music therapies attenuate frontal EEG asymmetry in depressed adolescents --
Study 3 Aggressive adolescents benefit from massage therapy --
6. Improving Neuromuscular Function --
Study 1 Massage therapy and relaxation effects on university dance students --
Study 2 Spinal cord patients benefit from massage therapy --
Study 3 Cerebral palsy in children decreased after massage therapy --
--
Study 4 Children with Down Syndrome improved in motor function and muscle tone following massage therapy --
Study 5 Parkinson's symptoms are reduced by massage therapy --
7. Movement Studies --
Study 1 Creative movement therapy benefits children with autism --
Study 2 Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: benefits from Tai Chi --
Study 3 Movement and massage therapy reduce fibromyalgia pain --
Study 4 Senior citizens benefit from movement therapy --
8. Pain Reduction --
Study 1 Children's distress during burn treatment is reduced by massage therapy --
Study 2 Lower back pain is reduced and range of motion increased after massage therapy --
--
Study 3 Fibromyalgia pain and substance P decrease and sleep improves after massage therapy --
Study 4 Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms are lessened following massage therapy --
9. Enhancing Immune Function --
Study 1 HIV adolescents show improved immune function following massage therapy --
Study 2 Leukaemia immune changes following massage therapy --
Study 3 Breast cancer patients have improved immune and neoroendocrine functions following massage therapy --
Study 4 Natural killer cells and lymphocytes are increased in women with breast cancer following massage therapy --
Appendix I: Sleep States and Brazelton Neonatal Behavior Assessment Scale --
Appendix II: Massage Therapy Abstracts --
Index.
Responsibility: Tiffany Field ; foreword by Leon Chaitow.

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