Tappan's Handbook of Healing Massage Techniques: Classic, Holistic, and Emerging Methods, Volume 174

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Appleton & Lange, 1998 - Health & Fitness - 414 pages
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This pioneering text in massage therapy provides basic information on the art and science of effective healing massage techniques in quick-learn, easy-to-understand terms. This leading book contains a thorough description of both Eastern and Western massage skills and explains the effects of massage in physiological as well as holistic perspectives. Also included are self-evaluation sheets and sample health history forms. A functional second color has been added to this edition to help highlight massage techniques. The perfect guide for physical therapists, massage therapists, health related professionals, and anyone interested in massage therapy.

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Contents

Classic Western Massage Techniques
77
Joint Movements
107
Classic FullBody Massage
133
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About the author (1998)

Tappan taught at the University of Connecticut

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