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Massage Therapy : The Evidence for Practice
by Grant Jewell Rich




Overview -
The first text of its kind to provide evidence-based research on massage therapy. This much-needed volume presents massage-related research on: stress (post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, depression, abuse), spinal cord injuries, enhancing growth (pregnancy and infancy), pain reduction (rheumatoid arthritis, back pain, migraine, and fibromyalgia), pediatrics, the elderly, increasing emplyee satisfaction (chair massage), enhancing cognition (alertness, autism), and immunity (HIV, cancer).
  • The first text to provide the evidence which the profession is looking for to support its practice - BRINGS IT ALL TOGETHER IN ONE BOOK.
  • Editorial comment will show the relevance of the research evidence to the day to day work of the practitioner
  • Brings together material which at the moment is not readily available to the non-academic therapist
  • Up to date and credible- the latest and most important findings by the key names
  • Common structure to all chapters will make it easier for the reader not used to reading research to follow.
  • Readable, reliable, referenced.
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    Overview

    The first text of its kind to provide evidence-based research on massage therapy. This much-needed volume presents massage-related research on: stress (post-traumatic stress disorder, eating disorders, depression, abuse), spinal cord injuries, enhancing growth (pregnancy and infancy), pain reduction (rheumatoid arthritis, back pain, migraine, and fibromyalgia), pediatrics, the elderly, increasing emplyee satisfaction (chair massage), enhancing cognition (alertness, autism), and immunity (HIV, cancer).
  • The first text to provide the evidence which the profession is looking for to support its practice - BRINGS IT ALL TOGETHER IN ONE BOOK.
  • Editorial comment will show the relevance of the research evidence to the day to day work of the practitioner
  • Brings together material which at the moment is not readily available to the non-academic therapist
  • Up to date and credible- the latest and most important findings by the key names
  • Common structure to all chapters will make it easier for the reader not used to reading research to follow.
  • Readable, reliable, referenced.


  • This item is Non-Returnable.

     

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    • ISBN-13: 9780723432173
    • ISBN-10: 0723432171
    • Publisher: Mosby
    • Publish Date: April 2002
    • Page Count: 232
    • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 0.49 inches
    • Shipping Weight: 0.68 pounds


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