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Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders

Recognizing and Treating Breathing Disorders Book
Author : Leon Chaitow,Chris Gilbert,Dinah Morrison
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2014-07-07
ISBN : 0702054275
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This authoritative, research-based book, written by a team of clinical experts, offers an introduction to the symptoms and causes of disordered breathing as well as the strategies and protocols that can be used to correct and restore normal breathing. Multidisciplinary Approaches to Breathing Pattern Disorders guides readers through a discussion of the current research that links disordered breathing patterns with perceived pain levels, fatigue, stress and anxiety. Basic mechanics, physiology, and biochemistry of normal breathing are outlined to lay a foundation for understanding causes and mechanics of disordered breathing. Self-help strategies with charts and workbook pages that may be photocopied as handouts are designed to help patients overcome specific breathing problems. "...this second edition is particularly outstanding, providing a good basis of practical hands-on techniques, well supported by pictures and the website, and giving specific focus on sports, speech and chronic pain." Reviewed by Janet Rowley on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015 "..a fantastic resource which will help students, clinicians, and physiotherapists to carry out effective evaluation and treatment in an acute care setting." Reviewed by Poonam Mehta on behalf of the New Zealand Journal of Physiotherapy, January 2015

Centered

Centered Book
Author : Madeline
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2015-10-01
ISBN : 1912085003
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This book will, for the first time, provide a complete picture demonstrating the complex interconnectedness of the musculature, fascia, and joints, and the implication of these deeply intertwined systems for movement through Pilates, yoga, and other fitness disciplines. Black's richly illustrated presentation style will allow the instructor to grasp the biomechanics underlying posture and dysfunction and hence to enable change and improvement.

Restoring Prana

Restoring Prana Book
Author : Robin L. Rothenberg
Publisher : Singing Dragon
Release : 2019-12-19
ISBN : 0857013572
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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One of the most common issues clients face is lack of energy, vitality or prana and this book presents a simple yet revolutionary breathing approach to restore balance. Grounded in the yogic teachings, this text introduces the Buteyko breathing method as a more contemporary way of understanding the original intention of pranayama. Through extensive research, Robin Rothenberg establishes that as with Dr. Buteyko's breath retraining technique, the ancient yogis prescribed breathing less not more. Vedic science and physiology are broken down and explained in accessible ways. The book presents a new understanding and application of breathing to address a wide range of ailments, including COPD, asthma, hay-fever, autoimmune disorders, anxiety, sleep apnoea and neurological conditions.

Palpation and Assessment in Manual Therapy

Palpation and Assessment in Manual Therapy Book
Author : Leon
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2017-01-01
ISBN : 1912085151
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is the 4th edition of a well known book from a highly respected author. It has been designed to help manual therapy students and practitioners to understand and acquire the palpatory skills which are essential for evaluating and deciding on appropriate treatment for musculoskeletal dysfunction. The accurate interpretation of palpatory findings is difficult and comes with experience but this book aims to increase the awareness of how to palpate and what is being felt. It is supported by a DVD with video clips and commentary by the author to demonstrate and explain the techniques described in the text.

THE BREATHING CURE

THE BREATHING CURE Book
Author : Patrick McKeown
Publisher : Humanix Books
Release : 2021-07-06
ISBN : 1630061980
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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NOSES ARE FOR BREATHING, MOUTHS ARE FOR EATING “Many people believe that taking a deep breath increases body oxygenation. The opposite is the case.” — Patrick McKeown, bestselling author of The Oxygen Advantage Imagine a breathing technique that can increase oxygen uptake and delivery to the cells, improve blood circulation, and unblock the nose. Perhaps it can help open the airways of the lungs, enhance blood flow and oxygen delivery to the brain, improve sleep and bring calmness to the mind. It might even restore bodily functions disturbed by stress, build greater resilience and help you to live longer. You might think this description sounds farfetched. But it isn’t. The Breathing Cure will guide you through techniques that embody the key to healthy breathing and healthy living. McKeown’s goal is to enable you to take responsibility for your own health, to prevent and significantly reduce a number of common ailments, to help you realize your potential and to offer simple, scientifically-based ways to change your breathing habits. On a day-to-day basis, you will experience an increase in energy and concentration, an enhanced ability to deal with stress and a better quality of life. The essential guide to functional breathing, learn techniques tried and tested by Olympic athletes and elite military. Clear your blocked nose, stress and relax your nervous system, improve lung function, prepare for competition and more. For use at home, in professional/amateur sports, by breathing instructors, dentists, doctors, physical therapists, strength and conditioning coaches, Pilates and yoga teachers, and anyone interested in health and fitness – from everyday wellbeing through to sporting excellence. Breathe Light: experience optimal blood circulation, peak oxygenation, maximal exercise performance, relief from respiratory symptoms and the best sleep you ever had. Breathe Slow: stress is a risk factor in 75 to 90 percent of all human diseases. Discover and apply the breathing rate scientifically proven to stimulate relaxation, reduce high blood pressure, boost your immune system, maximize HRV and improve blood glucose control. Breathe Deep: physical and emotional balance comes from within. Learn how to strengthen your diaphragm muscle to achieve greater endurance and resilience, calmness of mind, focused concentration and ease of movement. From the bestselling author of The Oxygen Advantage, The Breathing Cure: Exercises to Develop New Breathing Habits for a Healthier, Happier, and Longer Life covers new, ground-breaking topics such as how breathing techniques can support functional movement of the muscles and joints; improve debilitating conditions such as diabetes, epilepsy, lower back pain, PMS and high blood pressure; how the nasal breathing technique can be a weapon against influenza and related infections especially Covid-19; and last but not least, help you to enjoy deeper sleep and improved intimacy. Tap into your innate resilience. Fire up your potential. Enhance your health. BREATHE BETTER NOW!

ERS Handbook of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

ERS Handbook of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine Book
Author : Ernst Eber,Fabio Midula
Publisher : European Respiratory Society
Release : 2021-03-05
ISBN : 1849841314
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The 19 sections of this second edition of the ERS Handbook of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine cover the whole spectrum of paediatric respiratory medicine, from anatomy and development to disease, rehabilitation and treatment. The editors have brought together leading clinicians to produce a thorough and easy-to-read reference tool. The Handbook is structured to accompany the paediatric HERMES syllabus, making it an essential resource for anyone interested in this field and an ideal educational training guide.

Principles and Practice of Stress Management Fourth Edition

Principles and Practice of Stress Management  Fourth Edition Book
Author : Paul M. Lehrer,Robert L. Woolfolk
Publisher : Guilford Publications
Release : 2021-06
ISBN : 1462545106
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"The leading clinical reference and text on stress management has now been significantly revised with 60% new material reflecting key developments in the field. Foremost experts review the "whats," "whys," and "how-tos" of progressive relaxation, biofeedback, meditation, hypnosis, cognitive methods, and other therapies. Chapters describe each method's theoretical foundations, evidence base, procedures, applications, and contraindications. Assessment and implementation are illustrated with extensive case examples. The volume examines the effects of stress on both mind and body, from basic science to practical implications for everyday life and health care. Subject areas/key words: managing, reduction, relaxation, mindfulness, meditation, pain, biofeedback, interventions, anxiety disorders, techniques, psychotherapy, hypnosis, cognitive therapy, breathing retraining, treatments, textbooks, clinical health psychology, behavioral medicine, psychosomatic Audience: Clinical and health psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers, counselors, and nurses; advanced students in these fields"--

Purposeful Breathing

Purposeful Breathing Book
Author : Greg Smith
Publisher : Exisle Publishing
Release : 2020-09-02
ISBN : 1775594564
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Use your breath to enhance your day-to-day life. From reducing stress to boosting performance, Purposeful Breathing has got you covered! Purposeful Breathing is a practical, user-friendly guide to simple breathing skills that can rapidly reduce states you don’t want (such as stress and anxiety) and increase states you do want (such as feeling stronger, performing better or relaxing). The breath is a remarkably powerful mind-body connection. Anxiety, anger, deep calm or steady concentration each have their own patterns of breathing and we move between different styles of breathing every day without usually realizing it. If we can recognize these styles of breathing, we can also consciously change them and this in turn produces change in the emotional state. People usually think of thoughts, feelings and physical states as different things, but if we think of moving between different ‘modes’ — survival mode, calm modes, anxious states — then it is easy to see that ways of thinking, feeling, perceiving and breathing are all interlinked. The breath can then be used as the key to change these modes. For anyone suffering from anxiety, feeling calmer can happen in a breath or two. For anyone wanting to boost performance, the right breathing skills will help them to get into ‘the zone’ of peak performance. Purposeful Breathing also teaches breathing skills for longer term health and healing, all of which are informed by new discoveries from psychology and neuroscience.

Recognizing and Treating Hoarding Disorder How Much Is Too Much

Recognizing and Treating Hoarding Disorder  How Much Is Too Much  Book
Author : Carol Mathews
Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
Release : 2020-11-10
ISBN : 039371358X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The first clinical guide to this psychiatric illness, officially recognized by the DSM in 2013. Everybody has heard the statements “she’s a pack rat” or “he’s a hoarder,” but how many of us really know what that means? Pathological hoarding was first formally conceptualized as a syndrome separate from OCD in the early 1990s, yet it wasn’t until 2013 that hoarding received formal psychiatric diagnostic criteria in the DSM. How can a mental health professional who sees clients in an office determine if hoarding is a factor in a client’s life? Here, Carol Mathews provides readers with the first-ever comprehensive clinical book on hoarding, covering every aspect of the disorder. Topics include: epidemiology and impact; screening tools and clinical interview tools for assessment; differential diagnosis and co-occurring disorders; when to suspect mild cognitive impairment and dementia; hoarding behaviors in children; how to differentiate normal keeping of items from hoarding; animal hoarding; the neurobiology of hoarding disorder; treatments, both psychopharmacological and otherwise; self-help options; and the impact of hoarding on the family.

Breathing as a Tool for Self Regulation and Self Reflection

Breathing as a Tool for Self Regulation and Self Reflection Book
Author : Paivi Lehtinen,Minna Martin,Maila Seppa,Tina Toro
Publisher : Routledge
Release : 2018-03-29
ISBN : 0429911572
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The book describes how to use breathing as a medium for self-regulation and self-reflection and how balanced breathing thus helps to promote mental and physical health and alleviate symptoms resulting from imbalanced breathing. The authors describe applications of psychophysical breathing therapy in many areas of life, developed by both themselves and other professionals trained by them. The approach of the book is based on the interactional aspects between mind and body. A person's breathing style influences their relation both to themselves and to others - and vice versa, and thus mental and also physical health. A comprehensive theoretical description of the psychophysical regulation of breathing and the consequences of imbalanced breathing is complemented by material derived from the authors' extensive clinical experience. Psychological orientations used by the writers include object relations theories, and psychodynamic, cognitive, brief and group therapy theories. As a new aspect the writers introduce how breathing patterns are learnt in early interaction. The writers also acknowledge how physical factors affect and interact with psychological factors in producing imbalanced breathing.

Breathing

Breathing Book
Author : Edgar Williams
Publisher : Reaktion Books
Release : 2021-05-05
ISBN : 1789143632
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Our knowledge of breathing has shaped our social history and philosophical beliefs since prehistory. Breathing occupied a spiritual status for the ancients, while today it is central to the practice of many forms of meditation, like Yoga. Over time physicians, scientists, and engineers have pieced together the intricate biological mechanisms of breathing to devise ever more sophisticated devices to support and maintain breathing indefinitely, from iron lungs to the modern ventilator. Breathing supplementary oxygen has allowed us to conquer Everest, travel to the Moon, and dive to ever greater ocean depths. We all expect to breathe fresh and clean air, but with an increase in air pollution that expectation is no longer being met. Today, respiratory viruses like COVID-19 are causing disasters both human and economical on a global scale. This is the story of breathing—a tale relevant to everyone.

Exhale

Exhale Book
Author : Richie Bostock
Publisher : Penguin UK
Release : 2020-09-10
ISBN : 0241986680
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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More energy, less stress, better sleep, happier lives. Isn't that what we all wish we had more of? Well, the solution is, quite literally, under your nose: your breath. From leading Breathwork practitioner, Richie Bostock, comes Exhale - a guide to learning the transformative power of breathing to help you lead a happier, healthier life. Exhale will help you master your physical, mental and emotional state in the comfort of your own home. Whether you're looking to reduce stress, improve creativity, tackle back pain or treat chronic ailments, conscious breathing has benefits for everyone. With over 40 exercises, experience the life-changing effects of Breathwork and cultivate your own breathing toolkit. With techniques inspired by traditional Sufi meditation and practices implemented by the Navy SEALS, Richie's Breathwork plan will help you find the solution to life's everyday challenges, in as little as ten minutes a day. Greater health and happiness is just a few breaths away.

Augmented Cognition Neurocognition and Machine Learning

Augmented Cognition  Neurocognition and Machine Learning Book
Author : Dylan D. Schmorrow,Cali M. Fidopiastis
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2017-06-28
ISBN : 3319586289
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This volume constitutes the proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Augmented Cognition, AC 2017, held as part of the International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2017, which took place in Vancouver, BC, Canada, in July 2017. HCII 2017 received a total of 4340 submissions, of which 1228 papers were accepted for publication after a careful reviewing process. The papers thoroughly cover the entire field of Human-Computer Interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of application areas. The two volumes set of AC 2017 presents 81 papers which are organized in the following topical sections: electroencephalography and brain activity measurement, eye tracking in augmented cognition, physiological measuring and bio-sensing, machine learning in augmented cognition, cognitive load and performance, adaptive learning systems, brain-computer interfaces, human cognition and behavior in complex tasks and environments.

Fascial Dysfunction

Fascial Dysfunction Book
Author : Leon
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2018-11-01
ISBN : 190914195X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fascial dysfunction is now recognised as one of the main underlying causes of musculoskeletal pain leading to impaired and reduced mobility. These are the symptoms which confront all practitioners of manual therapy in their everyday practice. In this second edition of his very successful book, Leon Chaitow brings together contributions from 20 leading practitioners and researchers from many different fields of manual therapy. Fascial Dysfunction - Manual Therapy Approaches, Second Edition aims to help those practitioners to assess more precisely the dysfunction of their clients and its cause and to increase practitioner awareness of the various techniques which may help them in their attempts to alleviate their clients' problems. New features of the Second edition include:Descriptions of new research evidence and its implications for practice:The dependence of collagen health on a mixture of balanced internal and external tensionThe importance of adequate hydrationThe possible role of the telocyteThe importance of 'dosage' of therapies in management of fascial dysfunctionNew chapters on:Gua Sha and cuppingGlobal postural re-educationScar remodellingThe book is in two sections. Section I, written by Chaitow with a contribution by Tom Myers, presents a review of the current understanding of the function of fascia in the human body and describes what can go wrong - the causes and effects of fascial dysfunction and disease, and how to assess the problem and remove obstacles to the success of treatment. Section II contains chapters by experts in different types of manual therapy including three by Chaitow. Each practitioner describes their own approach to the problem of assessing and treating fascial dysfunction and explains their specialist therapeutic approach. These approaches include: Bowen Therapy Connective Tissue Manipulation and Skin Rolling Fascia oriented training applications in sports and movement therapy The Fascial Manipulation method applied to low back pain Fascial Unwinding Balanced Ligamentous Tension Technique Gua sha (press-stroking) and Ba guan (cupping): traditional East Asian instrument- assisted manual therapies Muscle Energy Techniques (MET) Myofascial Induction Therapy (MIT) Neuromuscular Technique and associated Soft Tissue Manipulation Modalities Positional Release Techniques - (including counterstrain) Global Postural Re-education: Souchard Method Rolfing Structural Integration Management of Scars and Adhesions Manual Matrix Remodeling in myofascial injuries: scar modeling technique Massage Therapy and Fascia Trigger Point release methods including dry needling

Chronic Cough

Chronic Cough Book
Author : Thomas Leigh Carroll
Publisher : Plural Publishing
Release : 2019-03-08
ISBN : 1635500648
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Chronic Cough is a clinical resource for practitioners treating patients with chronic cough. It is also a reference for any practicing or training clinician who wants to feel more confident in their understanding, workup and treatment of this symptom. As the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough evolves, empiric treatments are giving way to objective testing. Research is driving new therapeutics and testing modalities, and diagnostic advances and multidisciplinary collaboration has led to more successful treatments. Chronic Cough addresses these advancements by covering the basics of what is known, what is not known, and what is currently being discovered about chronic cough. This practical resource will appeal to residents, advanced practice providers, and physicians in the fields of family practice, internal medicine, otolaryngology, pulmonology, gastroenterology, and speech-language pathology. Key FeaturesThinking Outside of the Box sections in each chapter provide practical information and controversial or less conventional ideas surrounding chronic coughTake Home Points at the end of each chapter provide readers with a succinct summary of important facts20+ expert contributors from backgrounds in otolaryngology, including laryngology and rhinology, pulmonology, molecular and cellular pathology and speech-language pathology

Augmented Cognition Users and Contexts

Augmented Cognition  Users and Contexts Book
Author : Dylan D. Schmorrow,Cali M. Fidopiastis
Publisher : Springer
Release : 2018-07-10
ISBN : 3319914677
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This two-volume set LNCS 10915 and 10916 constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 12h International Conference on Augmented Cognition, AC 2018, held as part of the 20th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCII 2018, in Las Vegas, NV, USA in July 2018. The 1171 papers presented at HCII 2018 conferences were carefully reviewed and selected from 4346 submissions. The papers cover the entire field of human-computer interaction, addressing major advances in knowledge and effective use of computers in a variety of applications areas. The papers in this volume are organized in the following topical sections:Cognitive modeling, perception, emotion and interaction, augmented learning and training, shared cognition, team performance and decision-making.

Practical Zen

Practical Zen Book
Author : Julian Daizan Skinner
Publisher : Singing Dragon
Release : 2017-06-21
ISBN : 0857013211
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Zen master Julian Daizan Skinner guides the reader through a sequence of meditation techniques that can safely lead even a complete novice through to advanced levels. Based on his own long experience of the Rinzai Zen tradition, as taught by the great seventeenth-century masters, Hakuin and Bankei, Daizan highlights the key points for success and addresses the pitfalls. Structured around a traditional teaching framework called "The two wings of a bird," Daizan clearly lays-out how these methods build and combine to create a transformative and sustaining practice. The book contains an extremely useful section describing the experiences of western practitioners who have successfully applied this framework within the pressures of modern life. The final section features key source texts in translation, making the book a complete introduction and guide to Zen meditation. The work of a master, the book speaks at a deep level, with utmost simplicity.

Animal Osteopathy

Animal Osteopathy Book
Author : Nevin
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2020-04-21
ISBN : 1912085283
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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This is a comprehensive reference textbook for all those using osteopathic treatment techniques with animals or birds or studying to do so. The book is divided into sections: equine osteopathy; general small animal osteopathy; osteopathy for exotics- (pets such as tortoise, snakes, ferrets etc); osteopathy for wildlife - native as well as non to the UK including species found in most zoological collections; avian osteopathy - both domestic and wild/exotic. Each section covers information specific to that group. This makes the book appropriate for supporting structured post-graduate university validated courses in a clear and easily navigable way. Content includes detailed sections on the differences encountered when working with animals; health and safety around different species; working within the law; integrating with allied professions; anatomy; physiology and patho-physiology; neurology; orthopaedics; differential diagnosis; differential aetiology of presenting conditions when compared to the human model; supportive husbandry and rehabilitation methods. It includessections covering approaches to patient care; specifics of taking a detailed case history; use of supporting diagnostics; observation; palpation; structuring a treatment programme suitable for each species. Osteopathic treatment techniques and physical patient contact methods are be explained as well as graphically illustrated. All chapters are fully referenced and include revision notes to act as guidelines for the reader. It is intended primarily for post-graduate osteopaths intending to work with animals or who are already doing so. It will also strongly appeal to vets as well as to other allied professions working with animals (eg massage therapists).

Fascia in the Osteopathic Field

Fascia in the Osteopathic Field Book
Author : Torsten
Publisher : Handspring Publishing Limited
Release : 2017-03-01
ISBN : 1912085259
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Fascia in the Osteopathic Field is a comprehensive text and reference book that presents the international research into the study of fascia from an osteopathic point of view. It will be an essential resource for clinicians, teachers and researchers in the field of osteopathy, and for other manual therapists. With contributions from leading experts from an array of disciplines, Fascia in the Osteopathic Field aims to fulfill the needs and interests of osteopaths on this topic, covering the history, nature and properties of fascia as well as all aspects of osteopathic management of disorders relating to or mediated by fascia.

Mosby s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage E Book

Mosby s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage   E Book Book
Author : Sandy Fritz,Luke Fritz
Publisher : Elsevier Health Sciences
Release : 2020-02-14
ISBN : 0323672302
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Get the science background you need to master massage therapy! Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, 6th Edition provides full-color, easy-to-read coverage of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, and pathologic conditions for the entire body. Realistic examples apply A&P content directly to the practice of massage therapy, and learning activities help you review key material and develop critical thinking skills. Written by noted massage therapy educators Sandy Fritz and Luke Allen Fritz, this guide provides a solid foundation in the sciences and positions you for success on licensing and certification exams. Coverage of essential sciences and practical application helps you study for and pass licensing and certification exams, including the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) and Board Certification in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (BCTMB). Over 700 full-color line drawings and photos show muscle locations, attachments, and actions — required knowledge for passing certification exams and for practicing massage therapy. ELAP-compliant content ensures that your skills and knowledge of massage therapy meet the proficiency recommendations of the Entry-Level Analysis Project. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, multiple-choice review and discussion questions, plus workbook sections on Evolve. Biomechanics Basics chapter includes gait assessment and muscle testing activities along with critical thinking questions. Sections on pathologic conditions include suggestions for referral protocols as well as indications and contraindications for therapeutic massage. Coverage of nutrition explains how nutrition and nutritional products might affect or interfere with massage therapy, describing the basics of nutrition, the digestive process, and all of the main vitamins and minerals and their functions in the body. Practical Applications boxes include photos of massage techniques and settings, and help you learn competencies and apply material to real-world practice. Focus on Professionalism boxes summarize key information about ethics and best business practices. Mentoring Tips provide practical insight into important topics and on being a massage therapy professional. Learning How to Learn boxes at the beginning of each chapter make it easier to comprehend key concepts. Learn More on the Web boxes in the book and on Evolve suggest online resources for further reading and research. Quick Content Review in Question Form on Evolve reinforces the key material in each chapter and increases critical thinking skills. Appendix on diseases/conditions provides a quick reference to indications and contraindications, showing how pathologic conditions may affect the safety and efficacy of therapeutic massage.