Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual Therapists

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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Mar 14, 2012 - Medical - 496 pages
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Provides all of the anatomy and physiology knowledge a massage therapist needs in a way they can better understand! Applied Anatomy and Physiology for Manual Therapists is a clear, accurate, simple, and comprehensive A&P textbook that focuses on the needs of students in manual therapy education programs. It is a focused text that deliberately emphasizes the information manual therapists need to be familiar with in order to understand the benefits, effects, indications, and contraindications of their specific form of manual therapy. The text includes detailed information not covered in standard A&P texts, adding an entire chapter on neuromuscular and myofascial connections (Chapter 8), and separating the structure and function of the lymphatic system (Chapter 11) from immunity and healing (Chapter 12). This, along with chapter features such as Manual Therapy Applications, Pathology Alerts, and What Do You Think questions, help readers build bridges between the scientific facts and the application of that information to their therapeutic practice.
 

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Contents

Homeostasis
of organization Tissue Atissue isa groupof similar cellsthat work together tocarry
Systems of
The Body and Its Terminology
Common Anatomical
Body Regions Body Cavities Ventral
Lipids
The Urinary System
Aging and the Urinary System
Duct System Accessory Glands
Distinguish between the structural and systemic effects
Benefitsand physiologic Effects ofSwedish Massage
needed Organ An organ isawelldefined and organized group of tissues working together to accomplish aspecific set of tasksfor the body
HOMEOSTASIS
Glossary Figure Credit List
Index

Bladder and Urethra
Role ofthe Urinary System in Fluid Management

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