Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage

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Author : Mark F. Beck


956 Pages  Hardcover 

6th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2006, 1999

©2017, Published


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Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional. It delves into several areas within the profession, with chapters devoted to spa massage, lymph massage, clinical massage techniques, therapeutic p... more


Content has been revised using recommendations from the Entry-Level Evaluation Project (ELAP), a report endorsed by the AMTA, ABMP, COMTA, AFMTE, MTF, NCBTMB, and FSMTB.

Full-color photography, charts, and tables emphasize critical concepts.

Running glossary assists students in learning important ... more

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Why Study This? Feature has been incorporated to aid students in understanding the importance of learning each topic and how it will play a role in their future careers.

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