New Foundations in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork
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Part One: Basic Concepts of Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork

Chapter 1 - History of Therapeutic Massage

Chapter 2 - Equipment, Environment, and Safety Practices

Chapter 3 - The Massage Therapy Session

Chapter 4 - Therapeutic Massage Techniques

Chapter 5 - Physiological Effects of Therapeutic Massage

Part Two: Kinesiology, Anatomy, and Pathophysiology

Chapter 6 - Biomechanics of Movement

Chapter 7 - General Overview of the Skeletal System

Chapter 8 - Muscular System

Chapter 9 - Other Body Systems

Part Three: Beyond the Basic Curriculum

Chapter 10 - Maternity, Infant, and Pediatric Massage

Chapter 11 - Massage for Special Populations (Children with Special Needs, Geriatric, and Hospice and Palliative Care)

Chapter 12 - Massage for Survivors of Abuse

Chapter 13 - Sports Massage for Amateur and Professional Athletes

Chapter 14 - Spa Therapy: Peace, Beauty, and Massage

Part Four: Complementary Massage and Bodywork Modalities

Chapter 15 - Eastern Practices and Energy Work

Chapter 16 - Introduction to Other Modalities

Part Five: Wellness for Body and Mind

Chapter 17 - Body-Mind Connection

Chapter 18 - Nutrition and Wellness

Chapter 19 - Eastern and Western Principles of Movement

Part Six: Ethics and Professional Business Practices

Chapter 20 - Business Development, Marketing Success, and Community Education

Chapter 21 - Business Development, Marketing Success, and Community Education

Part Seven: Pharmacology and Specific Pathology Routines

Chapter 22 - Common Medications and Effects in Clients

Chapter 23 - Special Massage Routines for Common Pathologies

Quick Reference Guides

Quick Guide A: State-by-State Requirements

Quick Guide B: Resource List

Quick Guide C: Reference List

Quick Guide D: Medication Terminology and Anatomical

Abbreviations for Massage and Bodywork

Quick Guide E: Muscular System Tables with Origin, Insertion, Innervation, and Actions

Quick Guide F: Aromatherapy and Herbal Preparations

Quick Guide G: Commonly Prescribed Medications