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Trail guide to the body : a hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more

Author: Andrew Biel; Robin Dorn
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Books of Discovery, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Biel; Robin Dorn
ISBN: 9780998785066 0998785067
OCLC Number: 1120082706
Description: 440 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Navigating the body --
2. Shoulder & arm --
3. Forearm & hand --
4. Spine & thorax --
5. Head, neck & face --
6. Pelvis & thigh --
7. Leg & foot --
Appendixes.
Responsibility: Andrew Biel ; illustrations by Robin Dorn.

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"Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. This new edition includes an extensive appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Our student resource section,e-XPLORE has a wide variety of digital resources to support the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, including palpation videos, audio files and overlay images. These resources are available to students who purchase Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition. Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U.S. uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!".

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