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MindTap Beauty & Wellness for Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage 6th Edition

Mark F. Beck

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MindTap® Beauty & Wellness for Beck’s Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, 6th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of your content and learning experience. Customize the interactive syllabi, emphasize the most important topics, and add your own material or notes in the eBook. The outcome-driven application helps you challenge every student, build their confidence, and empower them to be unstoppable.

Mark F. Beck,

Mark Beck began his massage career in 1974 after completing a massage apprenticeship under the guidance of Bob Rogers. He completed a program to become a holistic practitioner in 1979 and has taken hundreds of hours of continuing education classes. Mark owned and directed two massage schools and remains active in state and national professional massage organizations. Most recently he was an inaugural board member of the Alliance for Massage Therapy Educators (2010-2014). He holds a bachelor’s degree in vocational education with an emphasis in massage therapy from the University of Idaho. Mark developed the Structural Muscular Balancing Seminars and is coauthor of the Structural Muscular Balancing Manual. Because of a spinal cord injury in 1990, Mark retired from the practice of massage therapy but continues to be an advocate for excellence in massage education.
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PART I: The History and Advancement of Therapeutic Massage.
1. Historical Overview of Massage.
2. Requirements for the Practice of Therapeutic Massage.
3. Professional Ethics for Massage Practitioners.
PART II: Human Anatomy and Physiology.
4. Overview of Human Anatomy and Physiology and Medical Terminology.
5. Human Anatomy and Physiology.
PART III: Massage Practice.
6. Effects, Benefits, Indications, and Contraindications of Massage.
7. Equipment and Products.
8. Infection Control and Safety Practices.
9. Consultation and Documentation.
10. Classification of Massage Movements.
11. Preparations for the Practitioner.
12. Procedures for Complete Body Massages.
13. Cold, Heat, and Hydrotherapies.
14. Massage in the Spa Setting by Steve Capellini.
15. Clinical Massage Techniques.
16. Lymph Massage.
17. Therapeutic Procedures.
18. Athletic/Sports Massage.
19. Massage for Special Populations.
20. Massage in Medicine.
21. Other Therapeutic Techniques.
PART IV: Massage Business Administration.
22. Business Practices.
Answers.
Bibliography.
Glossary.
Index.
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  • ISBN-10: 1337287598
  • ISBN-13: 9781337287593
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Course Management Guide CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781285187648
This is the primary instructor resource to Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage. It contains all of the lesson plans and tools educators need to make teaching exceptional and easy as well as facilitate strong classroom management. Also included is a computerized test bank and a library of images featured in the text so you can create your own handouts or presentations for your classroom. The files are in PDF format and must be opened with Adobe Reader, a free software program.

Instructor Support Slides on CD-ROM

ISBN: 9781285187693
This CD-ROM provides a chapter-by-chapter outline of important discussion topics in Microsoft PowerPoint with hundreds of slides featuring images that correlate with the text and audio pronunciations for difficult key terms to engage the student. Files can be downloaded to the instructor’s computer and edited as desired.

Student Workbook

ISBN: 9781285187617
The student workbook contains detailed, interactive exercises, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension.

Online Licensing Preparation: Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage

ISBN: 9781285187662
The Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage Online Licensing Preparation Course offers students a fast and convenient way to prepare for state licensing exams. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook and comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help determine areas of study to focus on.

Exam Review

ISBN: 9781285187655
This exam review offers students a fast and convenient way to prepare for licensing exams. It contains chapter-by-chapter questions in a multiple-choice format to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.

FOR STUDENTS

Student Workbook

ISBN: 9781285187617
The student workbook contains detailed, interactive exercises, designed to reinforce learning and increase student comprehension.

Online Licensing Preparation: Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage

ISBN: 9781285187662
The Theory and Practice of Therapeutic Massage Online Licensing Preparation Course offers students a fast and convenient way to prepare for state licensing exams. This course offers review and chapter tests for each of the chapters in the corresponding textbook and comprehensive tests with new exams created from a pool of hundreds of questions. Extensive reports help determine areas of study to focus on.

Exam Review

ISBN: 9781285187655
This exam review offers students a fast and convenient way to prepare for licensing exams. It contains chapter-by-chapter questions in a multiple-choice format to help students prepare for their state board exams. The answer key at the back of the book allows students to check accuracy and identify weak areas.