Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams

Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams Author MS. Joseph Ashton
ISBN-10 1605477125
Release 2010-01-01
Pages 327
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Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams, Third Edition is the most comprehensive study guide for any massage student or practitioner preparing for the NCETM or MBLEx exams. Each topic is presented in a concise outline format, and review questions are included after each part. Practice tests are offered that enable the user to simulate taking the actual exam. A companion website includes a pretest with chapter numbers alongside the answers, two additional quizzes, 500 electronic flash cards, a template for creating flash cards, crossword puzzles, a Jeopardy-style game, a Hangman-style game ("Don't Tip the Scale"), and labeling exercises.



Plain and Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examinations

Plain and Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Examinations Author Laura Allen
ISBN-10 0781797055
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 315
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This comprehensive review guide for therapeutic massage and bodywork certification is written in plain, simple language to put the test-taker at ease. The book is organized according to the National Certification Examination, and each chapter is presented as an outline review, with end-of-chapter review questions. Positive affirmations and quotations help calm the reader's test-taking anxiety. This Second Edition provides coverage of the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Exam (MBLEx) and includes at least five additional review questions per chapter. A companion Website offers student and instructor resources such as practice exams, interactive flash cards, game show questions, Millionaire game questions, labeling activities, a quiz bank, a test generator, a syllabus, lesson plans, and PowerPoint slides.



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.



Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Certification

Review for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Certification Author MS. Joseph Ashton
ISBN-10 158255563X
Release 2006
Pages 304
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Thorough preparation for the National Certification Exam for Massage Therapy and Bodywork is now at your fingertips. Inside this new edition you will find detailed information on all the key concepts and principles covered on the exam, all in an easy-to-read format. Numerous review questions cover all the main areas of study, including human anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology; clinical pathology; massage therapy and bodywork; and professional standards, ethics, and business practices.



Mosby s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage

Mosby s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage Author Sandy Fritz
ISBN-10 9780323414869
Release 2016-01-27
Pages 744
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Get the science background you need to master massage therapy! Mosby’s Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage, 5th Edition provides full-color, easy-to-read coverage of anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, and pathologic conditions for the entire body. Realistic examples show why you need to learn the information, and exercises and activities help you develop critical thinking skills and prepare for certification exams. All chapters are written by noted educator and massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, delivering the most up-to-date resource showing how scientific concepts apply to massage therapy practice. 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. A workbook/textbook format facilitates study and review with matching exercises, short-answer questions, fill-in-the-blank questions, drawing exercises, and critical thinking questions. Essential content helps you study for and pass certification exams, including the National Certification Exam (NCE), the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB), and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Comprehensive coverage of biomechanics 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. Learning features include chapter outlines, objectives, summaries, key terms, practical applications, and workbook sections. Learning How to Learn boxes at the beginning of each chapter make it easier to comprehend key concepts. Practical Applications boxes include photos of massage techniques and settings, and help you learn competencies and apply material to real practice. 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. NEW ELAP-compliant content ensures that your skills and knowledge of massage therapy meets the recommendations of the Entry-Level Analysis Project. NEW Focus on Professionalism boxes summarize key information about ethics and best business practices. NEW Mentoring Tips provide practical insight into important topics and on being a massage therapy professional. NEW Learn More on the Web boxes in the book and on the Evolve companion website suggest online resources for further reading and research. NEW Quick Content Review in Question Form on Evolve reinforces the key material within each chapter and increases critical thinking skills.



Plain and Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Certification

Plain and Simple Guide to Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Certification Author Laura Allen
ISBN-10 0781755425
Release 2006
Pages 275
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Written in plain, simple language, this book is a great study guide for massage therapists taking National Certification Examinations or state or local exams. The author restates the topics and concepts covered on the National Exams in a straightforward way for easy retention and comprehension. The text emphasizes memorization and repetition as effective study methods and includes test-taking tips, positive affirmations, and cartoons to ease apprehension about the exam. End-of-chapter practice questions help readers review material. A back-of-book CD-ROM contains three complete practice tests so students can practice taking exams and test their knowledge.



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.



Massage Therapy Review

Massage Therapy Review Author Laura A. Abbott
ISBN-10 0077227778
Release 2007-06
Pages 234
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Massage Therapy Review: Passing the NCETMB and NCETM Exams is designed to help massage therapists prepare for the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB) AND the National Certification Exam for Therapeutic Massage (NCETM). The certifying exam, National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB), broke into two separate sections last year, with the former being more robust, including additional oriental modalities. The exam reviews are a thorough study of a broad range of material; new graduates find it stressful, as they must pass in order to practice as a licensed professional in most states. This review text offers questions, answers, and explanations in the same form and organization as the exam itself. A high first time fail rate combined with the fact that graduates must pass this exam in order work as a professional, makes Massage Therapy Review: Passing the NCETMB and NCETM Exams an excellent choice. A richly illustrated text, a sample outline for each Prep Course, and a CD containing 980 test questions provides a comprehensive review presented in a clearly written style.



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.



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...



Pearson s Massage Therapy Exam Review

Pearson s Massage Therapy Exam Review Author Jane Schultz Garofano
ISBN-10 0132741903
Release 2012-02
Pages 360
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This expanded and updated text fully prepares massage therapy students for the latest massage therapy certifying exams, including NCETMB, NCETM, and MBLEx. PEARSON'S MASSAGE THERAPY EXAM REVIEW, 5/e supports a wide spectrum of students and learning types by providing many ways to study, including simple outlines; intuitive charts, figures, and tables; many exam related questions with answers and rationales; and video and PowerPoint in a brand-new online study component. It fully reflects major recent changes in the NCTMB exam, and now includes more visuals, as well as more content on ethics, business, medical terminology, aromatherapy and pharmacology — giving students an even more complete and useful study resource.



Theory Practice of Therapeutic Massage

Theory   Practice of Therapeutic Massage Author Mark F. Beck
ISBN-10 9781285187556
Release 2016-03-10
Pages 956
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Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage, Sixth Edition, comprehensively provides the foundation of knowledge required to become a massage professional. It delves into several areas within the profession, with chapters devoted to spa massage, lymph massage, clinical massage techniques, therapeutic procedure, athletic massage, massage in medicine, and more. Providing a fresh new design, updated terminology and expanded content on topics such as research literacy and business administration, this new edition provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to become a successful massage therapist and will be a reference that users can count on throughout their careers. 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 9780323240673
Release 2014-09-05
Pages 552
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Written by massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this unique review resource prepares you for all of your massage therapy exams — both routine semester exams and tests administered for licensure, such as the National Certification Exam and the MBLEx. This comprehensive review features updated content and questions based on the currently administered licensing exams. Plus, a companion Evolve website comes loaded with 8 practice exams and a variety of review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, electronic coloring book, games, and much more! And for studying on the go, Mosby offers a new mobile app featuring 125 test questions. No other massage review on the market gives you such complete exam preparation! Full color format with 347 illustrations (showing various massage techniques as well as anatomy & physiology) presents information in a more visual, engaging way and helps you retain information better than reviewing text alone. Over 1300 practice questions in the text provide the opportunity to assess your readiness for exams. Over 40 labeling exercises are available throughout the book to help kinesthetic learners retain information. Logical text organization presents review content with illustrations and examples followed by review questions and exams to help you hone test-taking skills as you master facts, learn how to apply them, complete practice questions by topic, and then work through a realistic exam experience. Written to be versatile so it can be used to prepare for licensing exams, as well as classroom exams allows you to prepare for massage licensure exams as well as your regular course load along the way. Answer key printed in the back of the text with rationales provides you additional feedback so you can better understand why answers are correct or incorrect. Esteemed author Sandy Fritz delivers quality content that students and instructors know they can rely on. NEW! Updated content and questions based on the changes to licensing exams delivers the most up-to-date, relevant questions ensuring you’ll be fully prepared to pass the current exams. NEW! Companion website offers 8 practice exams, numerous review activities such as labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, Body Spectrum electronic coloring book, online flashcards, med term games, animations and more. NEW! Mobile app with practice test questions offers increased flexibility to study on the go and in shorter intervals.



Basic Clinical Massage Therapy

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy Author James H. Clay
ISBN-10 0781756774
Release 2008
Pages 443
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This superbly illustrated text familiarizes students with individual muscles and muscle systems and demonstrates basic clinical massage therapy techniques. More than 550 full-color illustrations of internal structures are embedded into photographs of live models to show each muscle or muscle group, surrounding structures, surface landmarks, and the therapist's hands. Students see clearly which muscle is being worked, where it is, where it is attached, how it can be accessed manually, what problems it can cause, and how treatment techniques are performed. This edition features improved illustrations of draping and includes palpation for each muscle. An accompanying Real Bodywork DVD includes video demonstrations of massage techniques from the book.



Introduction to Massage Therapy

Introduction to Massage Therapy Author Mary Beth Braun
ISBN-10 9781469833248
Release 2013-08-29
Pages 672
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Practical, concise, and well-illustrated, Introduction to Massage Therapy, 3rd Edition provides everything you need to build strong, foundation skills that will carry you throughout your studies, help you prepare for the national exam, and launch you into a successful career as a massage therapist. This proven book includes step-by-step instructions for massage techniques, assessments, and treatments, along with striking photos that illustrate difficult-to-understand concepts. As the most concise introductory book on the market, Introduction to Massage Therapy makes it easy for you to find the information you need when you need it, while coverage of anatomy and physiology, pathology, and pharmacology integrated with techniques helps you understand the science behind the practice. The Third Edition is enhanced by new evidence-based references and new online videos that demonstrate common procedures, techniques, and flow sequences. You’ll also find practical information that will help you create and maintain a successful massage therapy practice, including communication and documentation tips, safety and self-care practices, and essential business concepts.



MDR

MDR Author David Kuoch
ISBN-10 0981563120
Release 2010
Pages 456
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Massage Desk Reference is a collection of information assembled to help massage therapists become highly effective in treatment and successful in practice. Ideal for both massage students and practicing massage therapists, this pocket-sized quick-reference manual provides handy, easy-to-use information that includes tables, charts, and illustrations on the essentials needed as a massage professional. Students will gain an understanding of the body and its functions and learn techniques and skills of varying modalities: anatomy, general massage, Thai massage, shiatsu, acupressure, tuina, lymphatic massage, reflexology, resources and more.



Trail Guide to the Body

Trail Guide to the Body Author Andrew Biel
ISBN-10 0965853454
Release 2005
Pages 422
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"Before you can assess or treat a structure in the body, you must first locate it. Designed as a hands-on tour, Trail Guide to the Body will teach you to palpate the body's structures with ease and precision. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!" -back cover.