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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, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fifth 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: 9780982978658 0982978650
OCLC Number: 921307390
Description: 492 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: 1. Navigating the body : Regions of the body ; Planes of movement ; Directions and positions ; Movements of the body ; Systems of the body ; The skeletal system ; Types of joints ; The muscular system ; The fascial system ; The cardiovascular system ; The nervous system ; The lymphatic system --
2. Shoulder & arm : Topographical views ; Exploring the skin and fascia ; Bones of the shoulder and arm: The scapula, The humerus and clavicle, Bony landmark trails ; Muscles of the shoulder and arm: Synergists: muscles working together, Deltoid, Trapezius, Latissimus dorsi and teres major, Rotator cuff muscles, Rotator cuff tendons, Rhomboid major and minor, Levator scapula, Serratus anterior, Sternalis, Pectoralis major, Pectoralis minor, Subclavius, Biceps brachii, Triceps brachii, Coracobrachialis ; Other structures of the shoulder and arm --
3. Forearm & hand : Topographical views ; Exploring the skin and fascia ; Bones of the forearm and hand: Bony landmarks, The ulna and radius ; Bony landmark trails ; Muscles of the forearm and hand: Synergists: muscles working together, Brachialis, Brachioradialis, Distinguishing between the flexor and extensor groups of the forearm, Extensors of the wrist and fingers, Anconeus, Extensor indicis, Flexors of the wrist and fingers, Pronator teres, Pronator quadratus, Supinator, Muscles of the thumb and hand : Muscles of the thumb, Muscles of the hand ; Other structures of the forearm and hand --
4. Spine & thorax : Topographical views ; Exploring the skin and fascia ; Bones of the spine and thorax: Bony landmarks, Bony landmark trails ; Muscles of the spine and thorax: Synergists: muscles working together, Erector spinae group, Transversospinalis group, Splenius capitis and cervicis, Suboccipitals, Quadratus lumborum, Abdominals, Diaphragm, Intercostals, Serratus posterior superior and inferior, Intertransversarii, Interspinalis ; Other structures of the spine and thorax --
5. Head, neck & face : Topographical view ; Exploring the skin and fascia ; Bones and bony landmarks of the head, neck and face: Bony landmark trails ; Muscles of the head, neck and face: Synergists: muscles working together, Sternocleidomastoid, Scalenes, Masseter, Temporalis, Suprahyoids and digastric, Infrahyoids, Platysma, Occipitofrontalis, Medial and lateral pterygoids, Longus capitis and longus colli, Muscles of facial expression ; Other structures of the head, neck and face --
6. Pelvis & thigh : Topographical views ; Exploring the skin and fascia ; Bones of the pelvis and thigh : Bony landmarks of the pelvis and thigh: Bony landmarks of the hip, The sacrum and coccyx, The femur, Bony landmark trails ; Muscles of the pelvis and thigh: Perineum and pelvic floor, Synergists: muscles working together, Quadriceps femoris group, Hamstrings, Gluteals, Adductor group ; Tensor fasciae latae and iliotibial tract, Sartorius, Tendons of the posterior knee, Lateral rotators of the hip, Iliopsoas ; Other structures of the pelvis and thigh --
7. Leg & foot : Topographical views ; Exploring the skin and fascia ; Bones of the knee, leg and foot: The tibia, fibula and patella, Bony landmarks of the knee and leg, Bony landmark trails of the knee , Bones and bony landmarks of the ankle and foot: Bony landmark trails of the ankle and foot ; Muscles of the leg and foot: Synergists: muscles working together, Gastrocnemius, Soleus, Plantaris, Popliteus, Peroneus longus and brevis, Extensors of the ankle and toes , Flexors of the ankle and toes, Muscles of the foot, Other muscles of the foot , Other structures of the knee and leg ; Other structures of the ankle and foot --
Appendixes : Quick reference to trigger points: Muscles of fascial expression attachment sites ; Synergists: muscles working together --
Pronunciation and etymology.
Responsibility: Andrew Biel ; illustrations by Robin Dorn.

Abstract:

"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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