Anatomy & Physiology

Therapy Basics

Author: Helen McGuinness

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

ISBN: 9781444109238

Category: Medical

Page: 348

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This new edition of our bestselling textbook has been fully updated in line with the latest National Occupational Standards for Levels 1-3, to bring it in line with all the latest specifications for all major awarding bodies providing beauty therapy, complementary therapy and specialist diploma courses from Levels 1-3. It will also provide a clear and accessible introduction to anatomy and physiology for students of complementary health, as well as essential knowledge for the Diploma in Hair and Beauty Studies. Now published in a larger format, Anatomy and Physiology: Therapy Basics continues to present its renowned quality, breadth and depth of knowledge and understanding in a new and user-friendly layout. Features include: Clear learning objectives giving an at-a-glance guide to each chapter's content Multiple-choice questions at the end of every chapter a ideal for exam practice Lists of key words and chapter summaries provide excellent reference and revision material High-quality illustrations to really support understanding of complex structures and processes 'Putting it into practice' contextual links to relate theoretical knowledge to the real world. Anatomy and Physiology: Therapy Basics is also now linked to our student website, giving students access to a wide range of extra resources, including: Answers to all the questions in the textbook Interactive drag-and-drop labelling activities Consolidated summaries of theoretical content Interactive multiple-choice questions Interactive key-words activities.

Anatomy & Physiology for Speech, Language, and Hearing

Author: J. Anthony Seikel,David G. Drumright,Douglas W. King

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 130568799X

Category: Medical

Page: 832

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ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY FOR SPEECH, LANGUAGE, AND HEARING, Fifth Edition, provides a solid foundation in anatomical and physiological principles relevant to communication sciences and disorders. Ideal for speech-language pathology and audiology students, as well as practicing clinicians, the text integrates clinical information with everyday experiences to reveal how anatomy and physiology relate to the speech, language, and hearing systems. Combining comprehensive coverage with abundant, full-color illustrations and a strong practical focus, the text makes complex material approachable even for students with little or no background in anatomy and physiology. Thoroughly updated to reflect current trends, techniques, and best practices, the Fifth Edition of this acclaimed text is supported by innovative Anatesse learning software—now accessible online via PC, Mac, and tablet devices—featuring tutorials, interactive quizzes, and other resources to help students of all learning styles master the material and prepare for professional licensing exams. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy

Author: Helen Beckman,Suzanne E. Le Quesne

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844800261

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 466

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The Essential Guide to Holistic and Complementary Therapy is the most comprehensive text currently available, designed to meet the demands of teachers and the wider industry for a book that addresses both the core subjects of holistic and complementary therapy and individual topics such as reiki and colour therapy. This book provides the ideal introduction for anyone studying one or more modules in any of the holistic and complementary therapies. It is also suitable for anyone with a general interest in holistic and complementary therapies. This inspirational text covers aromatherapy, Indian head massage, reflexology and body massage in accordance with the VTCT Holistic and Complementary Diplomas and the City & Guilds Progression Awards courses. It offers equal coverage of other popular therapies including reiki, crystal therapy, colour therapy, thermal auricular therapy, stress management, holistic facial and hot stone therapy. Foundation knowledge for all therapists in the areas of anatomy and physiology, chemistry, health and safety and client consultation is also included.

Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology

Foundations for Clinical Practice

Author: Will Beachey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323511066

Category: Cardiovascular system

Page: N.A

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Prepare to think critically, take a more clinical perspective, and connect theory with practice! Written specifically for respiratory care students in an easy-to-understand format, Respiratory Care Anatomy and Physiology: Foundations for Clinical Practice, 4th Edition details applied respiratory and cardiovascular physiology and how anatomy relates to physiological functions. Content spans the areas of detailed anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary, cardiovascular, and renal systems, and covers the physiological principles underlying common therapeutic, diagnostic, and monitoring therapies and procedures. Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in the NBRC exam, this comprehensive, clinically relevant text features open-ended concept questions that help you learn how to think like the expert you aim to become. Chapter outlines, chapter objectives, key terms, and a bulleted points to remember feature highlight important concepts and make content more accessible. Open-ended concept questions require reasoned responses based on thorough comprehension of the text, fostering critical thinking and discussion. Clinical Focus boxes throughout the text place key subject matter in a clinical context to help you connect theory with practice by understanding how physiology guides clinical decision-making in the real world. Appendixes contain helpful tables, formulas and definitions of terms and symbols. Evolve resources include a 600-question test bank in NBRC-style, PowerPoint presentations with ARS questions, an image collection, and an answer key to concept questions. UPDATED! Thoroughly updated content reflects changes in the NBRC exam. NEW and UPDATED! New images enhance understanding of key concepts.

Basic Clinical Massage Therapy

Integrating Anatomy and Treatment

Author: James H. Clay

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781756778

Category: Medical

Page: 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.

Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals

Author: William O. Reece,Eric W. Rowe

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119270855

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Now in its Fifth Edition, Functional Anatomy and Physiology of Domestic Animals provides a basic understanding of domestic animal anatomy and physiology, taking an interconnected approach to structure and function of the horse, dog, cat, cow, sheep, goat, pig, and chicken. Offers a readable introduction to basic knowledge in domestic animal anatomy and physiology Covers equine, canine, feline, bovine, ovine, ruminant, swine, and poultry anatomy and physiology Considers structure and function in relation to each other for a full understanding of the relationship between the two Provides pedagogical tools to promote learning, including chapter outlines, study questions, self-evaluation exercises, clinical correlates, key terms, suggested readings, and a robust art program Includes access to a companion website with video clips, review questions, and the figures from the book in PowerPoint

Indian Head Massage

Author: Helen McGuinness

Publisher: Hodder Education Publishers

ISBN: 9781444168228

Category: Medical

Page: 298

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Cover the fundamentals, from anatomy and physiology to marketing techniques, with this resource from the leading practitioner in the field. Written by Helen McGuinness, this edition of Indian Head Massage has been fully updated in line with the latest NOS and relevant VRQ/NVQ qualifications and contains new essential learning features such as health and safety and knowledge check boxes. It is mapped to all relevant VRQ qualifications - VTCT, City & Guilds and ITEC. - Practise for your assessment with multiple-choice questions at the end of every chapter - View step-by-step photographs and video clips of massage routines - Access a free supporting website which includes interactive quizzes, anatomy and physiology labelling activities and links to video clips - Cover the Indian head massage units for Level 3 Beauty Therapy NVQs/VRQs

Anatomy and Physiology For Dummies

Author: Erin Odya,Maggie A. Norris

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119345367

Category: Science

Page: 384

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Learn about the human body from the inside out Some people think that knowing about what goes on inside the human body can sap life of its mystery—which is too bad for them. Anybody who's ever taken a peak under the hood knows that the human body, and all its various structures and functions, is a realm of awe-inspiring complexity and countless wonders. The dizzying dance of molecule, cell, tissue, organ, muscle, sinew, and bone that we call life can be a thing of breathtaking beauty and humbling perfection. Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies combines anatomical terminology and function so you'll learn not only names and terms but also gain an understanding of how the human body works. Whether you're a student, an aspiring medical, healthcare or fitness professional, or just someone who's curious about the human body and how it works, this book offers you a fun, easy way to get a handle on the basics of anatomy and physiology. Understand the meaning of terms in anatomy and physiology Get to know the body's anatomical structures—from head to toe Explore the body's systems and how they interact to keep us alive Gain insight into how the structures and systems function in sickness and health Written in plain English and packed with beautiful illustrations, Anatomy & Physiology For Dummies is your guide to a fantastic voyage of the human body.

Indian Head Massage 4th Edition

Author: Helen McGuinness

Publisher: Hodder Education

ISBN: 144418945X

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 304

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Cover the fundamentals, from anatomy and physiology to marketing techniques, with this resource from the leading practitioner in the field. Written by Helen McGuinness, this edition of Indian Head Massage has been fully updated in line with the latest NOS and relevant VRQ/NVQ qualifications and contains new essential learning features such as health and safety and knowledge check boxes. It is mapped to all relevant VRQ qualifications - VTCT, City & Guilds and ITEC. Practise for your assessment with multiple-choice questions at the end of every chapter View step-by-step photographs and video clips of massage routines Access a free supporting website which includes interactive quizzes, anatomy and physiology labelling activities and links to video clips Cover the Indian head massage units for Level 3 Beauty Therapy NVQs/VRQs

Fundamentals of Anatomy and Physiology

Author: Donald C Rizzo

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445422

Category: Medical

Page: 576

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Packed with vivid illustrations, best-selling FUNDAMENTALS OF ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY, 4E is written specifically for learners in a one-semester introductory A&P course in the allied health field who have little or no previous knowledge of anatomy and physiology. Known for its clear approach to teaching, the text is widely praised for its ability to break A&P down into very simple, easy to understand language. Content is organized according to body systems and focuses on the body working together to promote homeostasis. Improving both the quality and quantity of text illustrations, the Fourth Edition's new art program brings text concepts to life with new figures throughout. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Gait Analysis

An Introduction

Author: Michael W. Whittle

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

ISBN: 1483183734

Category: Medical

Page: 240

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Gait Analysis: An Introduction focuses on the systematic study of human walking and its contributions in the medical management of diseases affecting the locomotor system. The book first covers normal gait and pathological gait. Discussions focus on common pathologies affecting gait, amputee gait, walking aids, particular gait abnormalities, gait in the elderly and the young, moments of force, energy consumption, gait cycle, muscular activity during gait, and optimization of energy usage. The manuscript then elaborates on the methods of gait analysis, including visual gait analysis, general gait parameters, timing the gait cycle, direct motion measurement systems, electrogoniometers, electromyography, accelerometers, gyroscopes, and force platforms. The publication tackles the applications of gait analysis, as well as clinical gait and scientific gait analysis, normal ranges for gait parameters, conversions between measurement units, and computer program for general gait parameters. The manuscript is a valuable source of data for students of physical therapy, bioengineering, orthopedics, rheumatology, neurology, and rehabilitation.

Mosby's Essential Sciences for Therapeutic Massage

Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, and Pathology

Author: Sandy Fritz

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: 9780323112741

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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The fourth edition of this science essentials text for massage students features new full-color photos and illustrations along with an easy-to-read, conversational style that explains A&P concepts clearly. The book not only helps students learn the information they need to pass certification exams, but it also helps them see how scientific content applies to actual practice. This new edition also features a very enhanced Evolve resource package, along with new material on boosting your knowledge of nutrition and research - two subjects of growing interest in the massage therapy profession.

The Pocket Guide to Key Terms for Beauty Therapy

Author: Lorraine Nordmann,Marian Newman

Publisher: Cengage Learning Emea

ISBN: 9781408060407

Category: Beauty culture

Page: 49

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The Pocket Guide to Key Terms for Beauty Therapy is fully endorsed by Habia and is THE essential reference tool to all the key terms learners will need to know for their Beauty Therapy studies. This easy-to-use revision tool provides quick and simple definitions for all key topics at Level 1, 2 and 3 to help learners prepare for assessments and the exciting world of work. The Pocket Guide works alongside our leading series of Beauty Therapy textbooks by Lorraine Nordmann and our successful Nail textbook, The Complete Nail Technician 3rd edition, by Marian Newman.

Anatomy and Physiology for Holistic Therapists

Author: Francesca Gould

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748793563

Category: Medical

Page: 204

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The best selling book for holistic therapists by Francesca Gould has now been updated and revised with a new full color design. It makes learning fun through enjoyable activities such as crossword puzzles. It is a basic level text describing anatomy and physiology in the simplest terms for those wanting to learn the basics in a holistics or beauty therapy context.

The Anatomy Physiology Workbook for Beauty & Holistic Therapies at Levels 1-3

Author: Tina Parsons

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844804580

Category: Holistic medicine

Page: 272

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Created exclusively for beauty and holistic therapy students studying at levels 1, 2 and 3, The Anatomy & Physiology Workbook will help you to fully understand the effects you can have on the different parts of the body when performing beauty and holistic treatments in the salon, at college or at home. By helping you to get to grips with the A&P elements of your course, this workbook will help you to help your clients achieve overall health and wellbeing, and even help the body to function better. Written to match the current national occupational standards and using state-of-the-art illustrations, the workbook brings A&P to life and covers exactly what you need to know. Full of fun exercises, tasks and activities for you to complete, The Anatomy & Physiology Workbook breaks down the different systems of the human body into colourful, easy-to-follow, bite-size chunks so you can understand the body better. With plenty of space for you to fill in your answers, colour in, label diagrams, and make notes, everything you do in your workbook can be easily detached and included as portfolio evidence to support your learning at all three levels. The Anatomy & Physiology Workbook provides all the support you will need to succeed as a beauty or holistic therapist, whatever your qualification or mode of study.

An Introductory Guide to Anatomy & Physiology

Author: Louise Tucker

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781903348376

Category: MEDICAL

Page: 196

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This book provides a solid introduction to the anatomy and physiology of the human body. An outstanding of anatomy and physiology is essential resource for all those working in beauty therapy, complementary therapy, sports therapy, nursing and paramedicine.

Professional Beauty Therapy

Author: Scott

Publisher: Cengage Learning EMEA

ISBN: 9781844807086

Category:

Page: 480

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This resource pack contains a wealth of supplementary material to support lecturers in the delivery and assessment of all the mandatory and optional units for NVQ level 3 Beauty Therapy. The material within is available for you to photocopy and distribute among your students to provide further assessment opportunities in the classroom. Clearly cross-referenced to the textbook, Professional Beauty Therapy: The Official Guide to Level 3 by Lorraine Nordmann, Pamela Linforth, Lorraine Appleyard and Jo Crowder, this resource pack will help you and your students to make the most of the information and activities in their textbook.

Designing Clinical Research

Author: Stephen B. Hulley,Steven R. Cummings,Warren S. Browner,Deborah G. Grady,Thomas B. Newman

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1469840545

Category: Medical

Page: 378

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Designing Clinical Research sets the standard for providing a practical guide to planning, tabulating, formulating, and implementing clinical research, with an easy-to-read, uncomplicated presentation. This product incorporates current research methodology--including molecular and genetic clinical research--and offers an updated syllabus for conducting a clinical research workshop. Emphasis is on common sense as the main ingredient of good science. The book explains how to choose well-focused research questions and details the steps through all the elements of study design, data collection, quality assurance, and basic grant-writing.

Mosby's Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage

Author: Sandy Fritz

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032341396X

Category: Medical

Page: 816

View: 7296

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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.