Massage Test Prep Complete Study Guide for MBLEx Fourth Edition

Massage Test Prep   Complete Study Guide for MBLEx  Fourth Edition Author David Merlino
ISBN-10 1519516703
Release 2016-01-15
Pages 514
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New for 2016, the Fourth Edition of Massage Test Prep's Complete Study Guide for MBLEx! Not only does Massage Test Prep offer the BEST, most current study guide to date, it offers the most quality of ANY MBLEx study guide. What does Massage Test Prep have that other study guides don't? INCLUDED: Fill in the blank study guides to use with video lectures(link available in the book) Study guide with all answers listed 15 practice exams One-page study guides Flash cards to cut out Unlimited online practice exams(link available in book), which are constantly updated with new questions Study skills Test-taking techniques Tips for reducing test anxiety Brand new pictures of bones, muscles, and pathologies! Crossword puzzles Matching assignments Labeling assignments Let us help you pass your test!



MBLEx Secrets Study Guide

MBLEx Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media
ISBN-10 1610720059
Release 2015-02-25
Pages 180
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** MBLEx Secrets helps you ace the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive MBLEx Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. MBLEx Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to MBLEx Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive Content review including: Integumentary System, Upper Respiratory Tract, Hydrotherapy, Digestive System, Rolfing, Aromatherapy, Lymphatic System, Swedish Massage, Basics Of Proprioception, Muscular System, Fascia, Professional Liability, Ligaments, Endocrine System, Circulatory Massage, Oriental Massage, Heat Applications, Function Of Special Senses, Chair Massage, Therapeutic Techniques, Metabolism, Body Wraps, Sagittal Plane, Muscle Shapes, Limited Liability Corporation, Isometric Contractions, Trigger Points, Point Of Insertion, Prime Mover, Trapezius Muscle, Serotonin, Friction Techniques, Coronal And Transverse Planes, Pectoralis Minor, Effleurage, Anabolism, Deep Tissue Massage, Lumbricals, Neuromuscular Massage, Palpation Assessment, Treatment Plan, and much more...



Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy Author Susan G. Salvo
ISBN-10 9780323239714
Release 2015-04-13
Pages 824
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This book brings a whole new meaning to the word 'comprehensive'. Covering massage fundamentals, techniques, and anatomy and physiology, Susan Salvo's Massage Therapy: Principles and Practice, 5th Edition can be used as the only book for shorter massage therapy programs. This student-friendly text boasts over 700 illustrations and expanded neurosciences and neuroplasticity sections, plus a handy new color scheme for line drawings for origin and insertion that matches the painted skeleton found in most classrooms. It makes the essential concepts of massage therapy more approachable and helps you achieve success in class, on your licensing and certification exams, and in therapeutic practice. Clear, straightforward approach simplifies complex content for easier understanding. Complete anatomy and physiology section, in addition to material on techniques and foundations, gives you all the information you need in just one book. Certification Practice Exam on Evolve mimics the major certification exams in format and content, builds confidence, and helps increase pass rates. Over 700 high-quality illustrations, including line drawings and halftones, clarify difficult concepts in vibrant detail. Case studies challenge you to think critically and apply your understanding to realistic scenarios, foster open-mindedness, and stimulate dialogue. Profile boxes provide an inspirational, real-world perspective on massage practice from some of the most respected authorities in massage and bodywork. Clinical Massage chapter focuses on massage in clinical settings like hospitals, nursing homes, and medical offices to broaden your career potential. Two business chapters loaded with skills to make you more marketable and better prepared for today's competitive job market. Video icons refer you to the Evolve site featuring about 120 minutes of video covering techniques, routines, client interaction sequences, and case studies that facilitate the learning process and the practical application of the material. Evolve icons listed in each chapter encourage you to go beyond the lecture and reading assignments and learn more on the Evolve site. Evolve boxes at the end of each chapter list Chapter Extras found on Evolve that reinforce concepts learned in the chapter. NEW! Revised line drawing color scheme for origin and insertion matches the painted skeleton found in most classrooms, maintains consistency, and prevents confusion in learning origin and insertion points on the body. NEW! Coverage of Thai massage provides up-to-date content on the most useful, in-demand modalities that are most often requested by clients - and better prepares you for what you will encounter during training and practice. NEW! Updated text reflects changes to the new board certification exam so you have the most up-to-date, relevant information - and are fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Brand new Think About It, Webquest, and Discussion features in each chapter's Test Your Knowledge section build your vocabulary usage and critical thinking skills necessary for day-to-day work with clients. EXPANDED! More content on pain theories, the neuromatrix model, and pain management, plus updated guidelines for massage after surgery and injury, equips you with essential information when working in rehab. NEW! Updated instructor resources, featuring more TEACH lesson plan classroom activities and an additional 500 test questions, provide instructors with more ways to interact with and test students.



Small Business Management

Small Business Management Author Justin G. Longenecker
ISBN-10 9781285972565
Release 2013-09-30
Pages 736
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Realize your dream for small business success with this market-leading book. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 17E provides the practical concepts, entrepreneurial insights, and comprehensive resources you'll find essential both now and throughout your management future. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT delivers solid coverage of the fundamentals of business management as it teaches you not only how to start a business, but also how to manage, grow, and harvest a business. This market leading text places you in the role of decision maker, allowing you to immediately apply what you've learned to current challenges in today's small businesses. The book's thorough emphasis on building business plans ensures that you can effectively create, manage, and analyze a plan for your own venture. Unforgettable examples, exciting video cases, and coverage of the most current developments in business management today keep this engaging text as current and practical now as it was when it led the market in its first edition 50 years ago. Each edition builds upon past strengths with new innovations and breakthrough developments. SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT: LAUNCHING AND GROWING ENTREPRENEURIAL VENTURES, 17E offers the insights and practical principles that you'll reference again and again throughout your business career. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.



Mosby s Massage Therapy Review

Mosby s Massage Therapy Review Author Sandy Fritz
ISBN-10 9780323075510
Release 2009-06-16
Pages 592
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No other massage review book offers such complete exam preparation! Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this preparation tool offers more review content and questions than any other massage certification review. It gives you the practice and study tools you need for the NCE and MPLEx certification exams, state exams, and even mid-term or final exams. With complete coverage of the information you need to know to study more effectively and take tests more successfully, it helps you memorize terms, definitions, and key facts, all with an emphasis on critical thinking skills — a key part of any licensure or certification exam. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. More than 1,300 review questions include the two types of questions on the NCE — factual recall and comprehension. Content review includes a detailed review of body systems and their applications to massage. A new five-step review process lets you identify areas that need more attention as you study and prepare. Tips for studying and test taking; what to memorize; how to apply concepts and think critically help you hone test-taking skills better than ever before. A full-color design features 100 new illustrations showing massage techniques and Anatomy & Physiology.



A Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology

A Massage Therapist s Guide to Pathology Author Ruth A. Werner
ISBN-10 0781754895
Release 2005
Pages 711
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Now in full color and thoroughly updated, this Third Edition is an indispensable resource for massage therapy students and practicing massage therapists. This best-selling guide presents detailed information on over 200 diseases and conditions, emphasizing how massage influences the disease and healing processes and how therapists can maximize the benefits while minimizing the risks. The new art program features enhanced line drawings and full-color photographs of skin conditions ranging from mild to severe. A new appendix on medications explains how bodywork may influence the actions of various drugs. A back-of-book CD-ROM includes a self-testing tool, animations demonstrating pathophysiology concepts, and audio pronunciations for medical terminology.



Trail Guide to the Body s Quick Reference to Trigger Points

Trail Guide to the Body s Quick Reference to Trigger Points Author Andrew Biel
ISBN-10 0982978626
Release 2012-01-15
Pages 115
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Your quick and easy guide to the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Trigger points are hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle. These sensitive points of tissue are often associated with palpable nodules in taut muscle fibers and, when compressed, elicit referred pain, local tenderness or a twitch response. This full-color guide helps you quickly find and treat trigger points in your clients by identifying: Common location of a trigger point in a particular muscle belly Possible causes of trigger points Symptoms and Indications Pain Patterns Associated Trigger Points Differential Diagnoses This concise reference supports manual therapists familiar with Trigger Point therapy, quickly putting trigger points at their fingertips. For those wishing to learn the fundamentals of Trigger Point therapy or study the subject in greater depth, a list of recommended texts is provided. Students and practitioners will value the quality illustrations and easy access to this practical information. 115 pages, 210 images.



Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage

Mosby s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage Author Sandy Fritz
ISBN-10 9780323413961
Release 2016-01-28
Pages 816
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Success in massage therapy begins with a solid foundation in the fundamentals! Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage, 6th Edition helps you build the skills you need, from assessing problems and planning treatment to mastering massage techniques and complementary bodywork. Case studies bring concepts to life, and guidelines to professionalism include topics such as ethics, legal issues, and best business practices. ‘How-to’ videos on an Evolve companion website demonstrate manipulation techniques, body mechanics, positioning and draping, and more. If you want to prepare for certification exams and succeed in practice, this resource from massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz is your text of choice. Research Literacy and Evidence-Based Practice chapter includes new research findings and explains how research is done, and how to read and understand it. Comprehensive coverage includes all of the fundamentals of therapeutic massage, including massage techniques, equipment and supplies, hygiene, working with special populations, and business considerations; it also prepares you for success on the National Certification Exam (NCE), the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Over four hours of video on Evolve demonstrate techniques and body mechanics — each clip is narrated and performed by author Sandy Fritz — and include a demo of practice management software. An entire chapter is dedicated to case studies which offer practice with clinical reasoning and prepare you to address common conditions encountered in professional practice. Step-by-step, full-color photographs demonstrate massage techniques and protocols by body area. A workbook/textbook format facilitates study and review with matching exercises, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and critical thinking questions. Coverage of body mechanics helps you to create an ergonomically effective massage environment and to determine appropriate pressure, drag, and duration application while applying massage methods. A spa chapter describes the massage therapy services offered at spas and looks at the spa as a possible career track in massage. Adaptive Massage chapter explains how to address the needs of specific populations, from pregnant women and infants to hospice patients and people with physical impairments. Example boxes reinforce specific concepts by showing real-life situations. Coverage of multiple charting methods helps you develop record-keeping and documentation skills, including SOAP and computer charting with simulation on Evolve. Foot in the Door boxes outline the professional skills expected by prospective employers. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, and workbook sections. In-depth HIPAA coverage shows how to store records in a HIPAA-compliant manner and describes HIPAA requirements and training.



The Ethics of Touch

The Ethics of Touch Author Ben E. Benjamin
ISBN-10 1882908406
Release 2003
Pages 320
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This groundbreaking work on ethics addresses the difficult, confusing, and seldom-discussed but often-troubling dilemmas confronting touch therapy practitioners. By honestly describing the issues, identifying clear principles, naming specific resources, and using stories straight from the treatment room, the authors have written a book to guide, support, and inspire both students and seasoned practitioners. This book belongs in the office of every bodywork practitioner and in the classrooms of every professional training school. Features include useful and thought-provoking activities and exercises and real-life scenarios to intrigue students.



Solar Energy

Solar Energy Author Sukhatme
ISBN-10 0070260648
Release 2008
Pages 431
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Solar Energy has been writing in one form or another for most of life. You can find so many inspiration from Solar Energy also informative, and entertaining. Click DOWNLOAD or Read Online button to get full Solar Energy book for free.



The Cabaret of Plants

The Cabaret of Plants Author Richard Mabey
ISBN-10 9781847654014
Release 2015-10-22
Pages 374
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In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. Picked from every walk of life, they encompass crops, weeds, medicines, religious gathering-places and a water lily named after a queen. Beginning with pagan cults and creation myths, the cultural significance of plants has burst upwards, sprouting into forms as diverse as the panacea (the cure-all plant ginseng, a single root of which can cost up to $10,000), Newton's apple, the African 'vegetable elephant' or boabab - and the mystical, night-flowering Amazonian cactus, the moonflower. Ranging widely across science, art and cultural history, poetry and personal experience, Mabey puts plants centre stage, and reveals a true botanical cabaret, a world of tricksters, shape-shifters and inspired problem-solvers, as well as an enthralled audience of romantics, eccentric amateur scientists and transgressive artists. The Cabaret of Plants celebrates the idea that plants are not simply 'the furniture of the planet', but vital, inventive, individual beings worthy of respect - and that to understand this may be the best way of preserving life together on Earth.



Classic Human Anatomy in Motion

Classic Human Anatomy in Motion Author Valerie L. Winslow
ISBN-10 9780770434151
Release 2015-08-04
Pages 304
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This essential companion book to the bestselling Classic Human Anatomy provides artists and art students with a deeper understanding of human anatomy and different types of motion, inspiring more realistic and energetic figurative art. Fine-art instruction books do not usually focus on anatomy as it relates to movement, despite its great artistic significance. Written by a long-time expert on drawing and painting human anatomy, Classic Human Anatomy in Motion offers artists everything they need to realistically draw the human figure as it is affected by movement. Written in a friendly style, the book is illustrated with hundreds of life drawing studies (both quick poses and long studies), along with charts and diagrams showing the various anatomical and structural components. This comprehensive manual features 5 distinct sections, each focusing on a different aspect of the human figure: bones and joint movement, muscle groups, surface form and soft tissue characteristics, structure, and movement. Each chapter builds an artistic understanding of how motion transforms the human figure and can create a sense of expressive vibrancy in one's art. From the Hardcover edition.



Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes

Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes Author Richard M. Felder
ISBN-10 1118092392
Release 2016-10-28
Pages 528
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Elementary Principles of Chemical Processes, 4th Edition Student International Version prepares students to formulate and solve material and energy balances in chemical process systems and lays the foundation for subsequent courses in chemical engineering. The text provides a realistic, informative, and positive introduction to the practice of chemical engineering.



Praxis Core For Dummies with Online Practice Tests

Praxis Core For Dummies  with Online Practice Tests Author Carla C. Kirkland
ISBN-10 9781118532805
Release 2014-09-02
Pages 432
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Offers a review of the topics covered on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators exam, test-taking strategies, and five full-length practice tests.