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Trail Guide to the Body: How to Locate Muscles, Bones, and More (3rd… (edition 2005)
by Andrew R. Biel (Author), Robin Dorn (Illustrator)
Trail Guide to the Body: How to Locate Muscles, Bones, and More (3rd Edition) by Andrew Biel
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0965853454, Spiral-bound)NEW Third Edition!
This acclaimed book teaches readers to palpate the body's structures with ease and precision. The beautifully illustrated, user-friendly guide to the muscular and skeletal systems makes learning the necessary bodywork skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 420 pages and 1,100 illustrations, this 3rd edition covers more than 125 muscles, 206 bones, 30 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks. It provides an invaluable map of the body.
New to this edition:
Synergists: Muscles Working Together - 75 new illustrations showing the muscles that perform a movement "in action".
40 new illustrations showing ligaments and deeper structures of the joints.
Palpation information for 10 muscles new to Trail Guide.
Basic information for 25 additional muscles, most of which are unpalpable but fill out a reader's knowledge and understanding.
200 revised 2nd Edition illustrations
Palpatory Journal Page - encouraging readers to create their own "palpation diary" based on their hands-on experiences.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:07:51 -0400)
"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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