MBLEx Secrets Study Guide

MBLEx Exam Review for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination

Author: Mometrix Media

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781610720052

Category: Study Aids

Page: 180

View: 8170

***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...

Theory & Practice of Therapeutic Massage

Author: Mark F. Beck

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285187555

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 956

View: 2609

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.

MBLEx Study Guide 2018-2019

MBLEx Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam

Author: Mblex Exam Preparation Team

Publisher: Ascencia Test Prep

ISBN: 9781635302851

Category: Study Aids

Page: 242

View: 4382

Ascencia Test Prep's study guide, MBLEx Study Guide 2018-2019: MBLEx Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Exam is a comprehensive book offering readers a full review of the subject matter covered on the MBLEx exam, test tips and strategies, real-world examples, and worked through practice problems. Ascencia¿s MBLEx book covers: The Foundation of MassageState LicensingThe History of Swedish MassageSwedish Massage: Skills and Modalities EthicsThe Role of EthicsRelationship between Therapist and ClientScope of PracticeProfessional Communication Professional PracticeHIPAA and ConfidentialityClient RecordsEquipment and SuppliesThe TherapistGrowing and Maintaining a Business Anatomy and PhysiologyThe Twelve Human Systems and Their FunctionsEnergy BodyThe MeridiansKinesiology Pathology and ContraindicationPathologyContraindication Massage and its BenefitsThe Benefits of TouchMassage ModalitiesHydrotherapy (Hot and Cold Therapies) Ascencia¿s MBLEx study guide also includes two full MBLEx practice tests, ensuring that readers will be prepared come test day. About Ascencia Test PrepWith healthcare fields such as nursing, pharmacy, emergency care, and physical therapy becoming the fastest and largest growing industries in the United States, individuals looking to enter the healthcare industry or rise in their field need high quality, reliable resources. Ascencia Test Prep's study guides and test preparation materials are developed by credentialed, industry professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. Every Ascencia book includes a comprehensive overview of the content knowledge that will be tested, along with practice questions for each section to enhance understanding. Full practice tests at the end of every book accurately reflect the exam, helping test takers determine if they are thoroughly prepared. Additionally, all Ascencia study materials offer exclusive tips from healthcare professionals to help readers thrive in their field beyond test day. Ascencia recognizes that healthcare professionals nurture bodies and spirits, and save lives. Ascencia Test Prep's mission is to help healthcare workers grow.

Master the Massage Therapy Exams

Author: Peterson's

Publisher: Peterson's

ISBN: 0768933692

Category: Study Aids

Page: 352

View: 4994

Peterson's Master the Massage Therapy Exams gives you the tips and strategies you need to score high on your exam as well as useful info on massage therapy career planning, salary and benefits, and educational requirements. Peterson's provides brief reviews of each test topic to refresh your memory of what you learned in school. We not only help you develop test-taking skills but also provide descriptions and full-length practice tests of the two most frequently taken exams: the National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB) and the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx).

Ethics for Massage Therapists

Author: Terrie Yardley-Nohr

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 0781753392

Category: Medical

Page: 169

View: 2800

This text gives instructors and students a structured format for teaching and learning ethics and standards of practice for massage therapy. Discussion topics include core industry standards of practice, laws, morals, rules, and regulations. It is an ideal textbook for ethics courses in massage therapy programs and prepares students for the ethics questions on the National Certification Exam. The book guides students through the process of putting ethical standards into practice, and explains what is expected of them in a professional setting. Role-playing exercises and example scenarios prepare students for situations and dilemmas that arise in practice.

Massage Therapy Research

Author: Tiffany Field

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0443102015

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 272

View: 2362

Written by the Director of the world-renowned Touch Research Institutes, this book examines the practical applications of important massage therapy research findings. Each chapter of this comprehensive resource provides a clear and authoritative review of what is reliably known about the effects of touch for a variety of clinical conditions such as depression, pain management, movement problems, and functioning of the immune system. Coverage also includes the benefits of massage to specific populations such as pregnant women, neonates, infants, and adolescents. This book is suitable for massage therapists (including Shiatsu practitioners), aromatherapists, chiropractors, osteopaths, physical therapists, and nurses. Provides a thorough yet concise review of recent research related to the importance of touch. Offers practical guidance to healthcare professionals whose work involves physical contact with patients.

The Student Life Handbook

Author: Christine Fanthome

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 0230802109

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 9252

Many students arrive at university with the idea that this will be 'the time of their lives'. However, some students find that being a fresher is not all it's cracked-up to be: they are not immediately at ease with university culture and find it hard to deal with the day-to-day issues arising from living away from home. The Student Life Handbook draws on the experiences of over 160 students from all over the UK to offer practical advice on balancing domestic demands with university study. Covering many aspects of university life such as finance, accommodation, leaving home and joining the social scene, this guide will help students reap the greatest possible benefit and enjoyment from their time at university.

MBLEx Practice Questions

MBLEx Practice Tests & Exam Review for the Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination

Author: Exam Secrets Test Prep Staff Mblex

Publisher: Mometrix Test Preparation

ISBN: 9781630940126

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 61

View: 1425

MBLEx Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for the MBLEx test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. The best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. If someone has never taken a practice test, then they are unprepared for the types of questions and answer choices that they will encounter on the official test. There is a tremendous advantage to someone taking the test that is already familiar with the questions and answer choices. Another advantage of taking practice tests is that you can assess your performance and see if you need to study and practice more, or if you're already prepared enough to achieve success on your test day. If you do well on the practice test, then you know you're prepared. If you struggle on the practice test, then you know you may still have more work to do to get prepared. Taking lots of practice tests helps ensure that you are not surprised or disappointed on your test day. Our MBLEx Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our MBLEx Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.

Informed Touch

A Clinician's Guide to the Evaluation and Treatment of Myofascial Disorders

Author: Donna Finando,Steven Finando

Publisher: Healing Arts Press

ISBN: 9780892817405

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 6229

A clinical reference manual for the evaluation and treatment of muscle pain. • Detailed color illustrations of pain patterns and trigger-point locations. • First accessible reference manual for acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and physical, occupational, and massage therapists. In this easy-to-use guide to the treatment of muscle pain, medical educators Steven and Donna Finando present evaluation and palpation techniques for reducing trigger points--and thereby alleviating pain--in the most clinically significant musculature of the body. A "user's manual" for health care practitioners, Informed Touch examines a wide range of pain patterns and their treatment. Introductory chapters include discussion of the oriental medicine concept of Qi and its relationship to myology, information on trigger point location and activation, and palpatory skill-building techniques. Detailed information on each muscle, including pain-pattern and trigger-point illustrations and specific palpation instructions, allows clinicians to locate specific areas quickly and accurately. A visual index, showing reduced versions of the pain-pattern illustrations, makes it easy for clinicians to identify the muscles that may be involved in a patient's complaint. Informed Touch answers the reference needs of the growing community of physical and occupational therapists, acupuncturists, chiropractors, osteopaths, and massage therapists.

The Cheater's Diet

The Sneaky Secrets to Losing Up to 20 Pounds in 8 Weeks Eating (and Drinking) Everything You Love

Author: Marissa Lippert

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101186933

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 6691

Everybody cheats. On diets, that is. Marissa Lippert, twice voted one of New York's best nutritionists, has seen her clients cheat and give up, again and again-so she created an eight-week weight loss program that starts with cheating. As her thousands of success stories show, it's a matter of accepting the cheats, building them into the week, and moving on. In eight weeks, Lippert's clients lose up to twenty pounds, and with her new book everyone else can, too. Part I of The Cheater's Diet helps readers map out their social calendar, gym time, food shopping time, and cooking time. Each week has a food plan and fun recipes, most of which take less than twenty minutes to prepare, as well as an illustrative "cheating" lesson or two. Part II is the sneaky part, in which Lippert shows when, where, and how to cheat. There are two kinds of cheating: accidental and purposeful. For the former, Lippert shows readers how to make up for too much fat, sugar, meat, or booze. And for the latter, she takes a proactive approach, with topics like "Extra Baggage: How to Compensate for Travel Food, Fast Food, and Eating Out" Throughout, readers will learn how to eat healthfully and well. The Cheater's Diet is a sassy, motivating, and effective plan for those who want to have their chocolate and drink wine, too.

Kinematics of Human Motion

Author: Vladimir M. Zatsiorsky

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 9780880116763

Category: Education

Page: 419

View: 8043

"This book is the first major text on the kinematics of human motion and is written by one of the world's leading authorities on the subject. ... While this advanced book assumes a knowledge of calculus and matrix algebra, the emphasis is on explaining movement concepts, not mathematical formulae. The text features 23 refreshers of the basic mathematical concepts and many practical examples. The book is well illustrated and clearly written as the author skillfully integrates mechanical models with biological experiments." -- book cover.

Interviewing for Solutions

Author: Peter De Jong,Insoo Kim Berg

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111172220X

Category: Education

Page: 464

View: 7960

Peter DeJong and Insoo Kim Berg's INTERVIEWING FOR SOLUTIONS features a proven, solutions-oriented approach to basic interviewing that views clients as competent, helps them to visualize the changes they want, and builds on what they are already doing that works. Throughout the book, the authors present models for solution-focused work, illustrated by examples and supported by research. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Endocrine System

Author: BarCharts, Inc

Publisher: Quickstudy

ISBN: 9781423215004

Category: Medical

Page: 6

View: 4521

"Not sure of where the superior colliculus is in the human brain? Want to find out what components make up the pancreas? Each area of the endocrine system is clearly detailed and labeled through full-color illustrations by award-winning artist Vincent Perez. Areas covered include: Pineal Gland -- Thyroid Gland -- Parathyroid Glands -- Brainstem and Pineal Gland -- Posterior Gland -- Left Adrenal Gland (Suprarenal) -- Anterior View -- Thymus -- Pituitary Gland -- Urogenital System and more!"--Publisher.

Operating Room Skills

Fundamentals for the Surgical Technologist

Author: Nancy Dankanich

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780135093788

Category: Medical

Page: 296

View: 4780

This manual teaches students fundamental operating room guiding principles and techniques. Focusing on the essential skills needed, along with the rationale, to perform safely and competently in the operating room, this lab manual prepares students for the role of the surgical technologist in conjunction with the movement of the patient through the surgical procedure. Promoting active participation, this teaching and learning resource helps students develop critical thinking, peer teaching, and precise performance skills. Written primarily for new surgical technology students, this lab manual is useful to any student entering the unfamiliar operating room environment.

Shiatsu Theory and Practice

Author: Carola Beresford-Cooke

Publisher: Singing Dragon

ISBN: 0857012606

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 400

View: 1104

Written by a well-known and highly respected author and practitioner within the field, Shiatsu Theory and Practice is a complete introduction to the theory and practice of Zen shiatsu, drawing in detail on the theoretical foundation of both Traditional Chinese Medicine and Five Phase theory as well as that of Zen. Beresford-Cooke explains the strands of theory in a way which makes their integration into practice clear and rational. She includes step-by-step descriptions of treatment routines and techniques, alongside case histories illustrating the application of theory to practice. The book features detailed descriptions and illustrations of meridians, point locations and functions, and these are shown together with salient underlying anatomy. The text is supported by full colour photographs as well as online videoclips showing techniques, routines in the four positions and how to treat individual points and meridians. There are also supplementary online resources such as exercises and activities, web links, appendices for each chapter, and instructor lesson plans, homework and testbank of questions. This fully revised third edition is essential reading for students and practitioners of shiatsu and massage therapy.


Freeing the Body in Water

Author: Harold Dull

Publisher: Trafford Publishing

ISBN: 1412034396

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 200

View: 2050

This is a book about water, about our bodies in water and how, floating and stretching one another to our shared breathing pattern, we achieve new levels of peace and oneness. Many consider Watsu the most significant advance in bodywork in our times. While other forms are based on touch, Watsu creates a more profound connection through the holding and the deep connection with the breath that being in water facilitates. The trust established combines with the relaxing effects of warm water and Watsu's moves and stretches to create a modality of extraordinary depth that has both specific therapeutic results and healing on many levels. Besides having countless applications in therapy, it brings new depths of 'connection' into the lives of the many sharing its simpler moves with family and friends. This third edition completes the first 25-year evolution of what came into being when Harold Dull started floating people at Harbin Hot Springs in Northern California, applying the stretches of the Zen Shiatsu he had studied in Japan. It illustrates, step by step, the major positions and forms of Watsu. It introduces Watsuchanics (the body mechanics of Watsu) and other developments that help students learn Watsu. More than sixteen therapists and practitioners have added contributions detailing the use of Watsu with all ages and the growing number of conditions that Watsu is proving to alleviate in clinics and spas around the world. New chapters feature Watsu with children and a form of Watsu that can be used in home spa/hot tubs. Also illustrated step by step is a complete form of Tantsu which brings Watsu's nurturing power back onto land. More than a thousand images have gone into this book to give as clear an illustration as possible of the movements and forms of Watsu and Tantsu.

The Educated Heart

Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists and Bodyworkers

Author: Nina McIntosh

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9781605477138

Category: Medical

Page: 205

View: 2231

The Educated Heart demystifies the important issues of establishing professional relationships in the manual therapies. The author uses humor, compassion, and humanity to present this complicated content in terms that are highly readable and engaging. The book includes real-life examples and practical solutions to dilemmas and sensitive situations that all bodyworkers face in their everyday practice. A companion website includes downloadable video clips depicting problematic boundary situations commonly experienced by bodyworkers and massage therapists.

Computers in the Medical Office

Author: Susan Sanderson

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0078036348


Page: 544

View: 6002

Do you want to learn about practice management and patient billing from the best? Susan Sanderson’s Computers in the Medical Office (CiMO), 9th Edition presents step-by-step instructions to complete essential medical billing tasks using Medisoft® Advanced Version 19. CiMO shows not only what to do with authentic, hands-on activities, but also why those activities are important. Learn the skills you need for your health professions career using multiple digital resources. Read and study the content more effectively—spending more time on topics you don’t know and less time on the topics you do—by using LearnSmart and SmartBook, McGraw-Hill’s revolutionary adaptive learning technology. Complete the Medisoft V19 exercises simulated in Connect Plus, McGraw-Hill’s online assignment and assessment solution