This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning the muscular and skeletal systems. It makes learning the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 440 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. A complimentary DVD for practicing palpation is included with the textbook.
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Your quick and easy guide to strengthening exercises and simple stretches. Our flagship text, Trail Guide to the Body: A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more covers the subject of palpatory anatomy. This booklet is designed to present two complementary subjects -- stretching and strengthening. Strengthening reduces risk of injury; increases balance, stability and flexibility, keeping the body strong. Stretching improves flexibility and range of motion. This concise reference guide gives you: Instructions for 100 guided strengthening exercises and simple stretches, covering all the movements at the major joints Suggested uses of light equipment for stretching and strengthening Detailed four-color illustrations demonstrating muscle movement during the exercises This reference manual quickly puts these fundamental subjects of manual therapy at your fingertips. Great for manual therapists or anyone who values the benefits of stretching and strengthening. 103 pages, 120 images.
The essential companion to the Trail Guide textbook, this workbook asks students to apply the material by answering questions in a variety of formats including fill-in-the-blanks, drawings to color, illustrations and matching exercises. Great for self-testing, homework and preparing for national exams. The Student Workbook helps students stay on track and keep pace with the class. 230 pages and more than 500 illustrations.
"Trail guide to movement is a companion book to Trail guide to the body: a hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more. While Body covers the hands-on subject of palpatory anatomy, this text explores how bones, fasciae, joints, muscles and other structures come together to produce human movement. Body puts your hands on the tissues; Movement wraps your mind around the body. The intent of this book is to serve as an introduction to the study of human movement for students, practitioners and instructors"--Introduction (page 2).
Volume 1 (Skeletal System, Joints and Ligaments and Movements of the Body) has 175 cards and covers bones and bony landmarks, joints and ligaments, common movements and synergists/antagonists.Beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color formatPage references in the bottom corner for finding more information in Trail Guide to the BodyCall-out letters (a, b, c, d) next to each structure to help you identify the specific structure in questionBinder ring that lets you organize cards to study only those you needDurable, coated cards (5 1/2" x 4") that are easy to handle and made to last
This combination includes the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, 4th edition and the 4th edition set of Trail Guide to the Body Flashcard Volume 1 (Skeletal System, Joints and Ligaments and Movements of the Body) and Volume 2 (Muscles of the Human Body.)
This combination includes the Trail Guide to the Body 4th editition textbook, Trail Guide to the Body student workbook and Trail Guide the Body Flashcards Volume 1 (Skeletal System, Joints and Ligaments and Movements of the Body) and Volume 2 (Muscles of the Human Body.)
Volume 2 covers the muscles of the human body with 189 cards. These flashcards cover the following chapters in Trail Guide to the Body:Shoulder/ArmForearm/HandSpine/ThoraxHead/NeckPelvis/ThighLeg/FootFeatures of these flashcards include:Beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color formatA list of the Action, Origin, Insertion and Nerve innervation (AOIN) of each musclePronunciation of each musclePage references in the bottom corner for finding more information in Trail Guide to the BodyQuick symbols in the upper right-hand cornerCall-out letters (a, b ,c ,d) next to each structure to help you identify the specific structure in questionBinder ring that lets you organize cards to study only those you needDurable, coated cards (5 1/2" x 4') that are easy to handle and made to last
Your quick and easy guide to the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Trigger points are hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle. These sensitive points of tissue are often associated with palpable nodules in taut muscle fibers and, when compressed, elicit referred pain, local tenderness or a twitch response. This full-color guide helps you quickly find and treat trigger points in your clients by identifying: Common location of a trigger point in a particular muscle belly Possible causes of trigger points Symptoms and Indications Pain Patterns Associated Trigger Points Differential Diagnoses This concise reference supports manual therapists familiar with Trigger Point therapy, quickly putting trigger points at their fingertips. For those wishing to learn the fundamentals of Trigger Point therapy or study the subject in greater depth, a list of recommended texts is provided. Students and practitioners will value the quality illustrations and easy access to this practical information. 115 pages, 210 images.