Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage

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Author : Mark F. Beck


996 Pages  Hardcover 

4th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 1999, 1993, 1988

©2006 , Published


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Comprehensive, engaging, and easy to read, this exciting new edition continues to set itself apart as the original and classic introductory massage text. Now in gorgeous full color, filled with hundreds of photos of procedures and techniques Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Fourth Editio... more


Provides foundational information on anatomy and physiology, including muscle charts and full color diagrams

Covers requirements for practicing as a therapeutic massage therapist and comprehensive discussion of professional ethics

Explains and diagrams massage movements, techniques, and procedures... more

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Completely redesigned with a full color interior, the addition of numerous full color figures, and updated muscle art

Stunning new photos depicting the artistry and skill of massage techniques

Comprehensive new chapter on massage in the spa setting including the history of spa, two massage techniq... more