Pocket Atlas of the Moving Body

Author: Mel Cash
Publisher: Ebury Press
ISBN: PSU:000046186140
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Health & Fitness

This pocket atlas contains all the most essential information needed to understand how the human body moves and maintains posture. There are 40 accurate anatomical illustrations in colour, and every part of the moving body is fully described, identified and indexed. In addition there are tables of muscles, joints, posture and movement patterns, definitions of technical terms, and a listing of common types of injury. It draws together knowledge from several different areas of medical science, and presents it in a very clear and simple style. For all students of human biology, medicine and physical therapy (orthodox and complementary), as well as anyone involved at any level of sport, exercise or dance, this book is an essential reference.

The Pocket Atlas of Human Anatomy

Author: Chris Jarmey
Publisher: North Atlantic Books
ISBN: 9781623172534
Release Date: 2018-08-21
Genre: Medical

A user-friendly guide for students of anatomy and anyone interested in the workings of the human body This concise, pocket-sized reference guide is a handy, comprehensive reference for students and practitioners of anatomy, massage, physical therapy, chiropractics, medicine, and physiotherapy--or for anyone who would like a quick and well-organized manual of human anatomy. The first seven chapters explain anatomical orientation, tissues, bone, the axial and appendicular skeletons, joints, and skeletal muscle and fascia. In the book's final chapters, the muscle groups of the body's four major regions are amply illustrated, with composite drawings detailing each region's deep and superficial muscles in both anterior and posterior views. Color tables show each muscle's origin, insertion, innervation, and action. Written in clear, accessible prose, the book offers a wealth of knowledge to the lay reader, the aficionado, or the practitioner.

Advanced Remedial Massage

Author: Mel Cash
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781409005605
Release Date: 2012-04-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

Remedial massage therapy uses manual therapy techniques to treat and 'remedy' a problem; but to offer a real remedy you must do more than just relieve pain; you must also understand how the problem came about and how it can be avoided in future. Advanced Remedial Massage places the emphasis on remedial therapy as well as massage, and will appeal to students of physiotherapy, oestotherapy and many other manual therapies. The book takes the reader through the practice of remedial massage, the effects and benefits that arise from it, a guide to the human muscular system, basic massage techniques and more detailed treatment practices. Illustrated with more than 200 full-colour photographs and over 50 diagrams, the techniques are easy to follow and understand. This informative guide is a must-have both for students of remedial massage and for professional therapists.

Pilates 2E

Author: Isacowitz, Rael
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9781450434164
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Genre: Health & Fitness

Covering mat work and apparatus, Pilates, Second Edition, is the most respected and comprehensive guide available. Exercises include photo sequences, level of difficulty ratings, recommended resistance ranges, and instructions and reasons for performing the movements. Many exercises include variations for increasing or decreasing the challenge.

Biomechanics of Human Motion

Author: Emeric Arus, Ph.D.
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781351369923
Release Date: 2017-11-09
Genre: Health & Fitness

This book covers the general laws governing human biomechanics through an extensive review of martial arts techniques and references to fundamental theory. Using straightforward mathematics and physics, this work covers indepth the anatomical foundation of biomechanics and physiological foundation of human motion through specific and relevant martial arts applications. This book also covers the kinematics and kinetics of biomechanics via examples from martial arts and their comparison to different sports techniques. It is written to be used and referenced by biomechanical professionals and martial arts enthusiasts.

Sports Massage

Author: Jari Ylinen
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781448117413
Release Date: 2011-11-30
Genre: Sports & Recreation

Sports therapy has made huge advances in recent years and is no longer the preserve of the professional athlete.More and more people who take part in sport at all levels are seeking treatment from masseurs and other therapists for injury or the fatigue that follows intensive training. This landmark book is the first to set out in full the techniques and routines involved in sports massage, as well as guidance on the treatment of specific injuries related to various sports. This book explains how sports massage improves and speeds up a sportsman's recovery from training, which sports injuries can be effectively treated by massage, and how quickly it can be applied.Based on sound medical principles, and with over 200 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, Sports Massage sets out the skills and techniques of sports massage for physiotherapists, coaches, trainers and keen sportsmen themselves.Also included are sections on stretching, self-massage, Shiatsu and acupressure.

Pocket Atlas of Chinese Medicine

Author: Marnae C. Ergil
Publisher: Thieme
ISBN: 3131416114
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Medical

In this exquisitely illustrated pocket atlas, written by a renowned team of international experts, readers will find a concise yet comprehensive synopsis of the entire field of Chinese Medicine.

Nile Baby

Author: Elleke Boehmer
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Pub
ISBN: 0955507936
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Fiction

Engaging novel about two young friends who discover a 90-year-old foetus specimen in the laboratory storeroom of their school and set out on two very different journeys to return it to its rightful home. Their paths lead them to discover not only their absent fathers but other buried and surprising roots. Close to the Thames and not far from Heathrow, the two friends find, at the end of their adventure, that their foetus-creature finally insists on its own manner of leaving them.

Magill s Medical Guide Heimlich maneuver Nervous system

Author: Anne Chang
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 1587653877
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

Magill s Medical Guide Law and medicine Rheumatology

Author: Anne Chang
Publisher:
ISBN: 1587651629
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

Thrombolytic therapy & TPA, Thrombosis & thrombus, Thumb sucking, Thyroid disorders, Thyroid gland, Thyroidectomy, Tics, Toilet training, Tonsillectomy & adenoid removal, Tonsillitis, Tooth extraction, Toothache, Torticollis, Touch, Touretteʼs syndrome, Toxemia, Toxic shock syndrome, Toxicology, Toxoplasmosis, Tracheostomy, Trachoma, Transfusion, Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs), Transplantation, Tremors, Trichinosis, Trichomoniasis, Tropical medicine, Tubal ligation, Tuberculosis, Tumor removal, Tumors, Turner syndrome, Typhoid fever & typhus, Ulcer surgery, Ulcers, Ultrasonography, Umbilical cord, Unconsciousness, Upper extremities, Urethritis, Urinalysis, Urinary disorders, Urinary system, Urology, Urology, pediatric, Vagotomy, Varicose vein removal, Varicose veins, Vascular medicine, Vascular system, Vasectomy, Venous insufficiency, Veterinary medicine, Viral infections, Visual disorders, Vitamins & minerals, Voice & vocal cord disorders, Von Willebrandʼs disease, Warts, Weaning, Weight loss & gain, Weight loss medications, Well baby examinations, West Nile virus, Whiplash, Whooping cough, Wilsonʼs disease, Wisdom teeth, Wiskott Aldrich syndrome, World Health Organization, Worms, Wounds, Wrinkles, Xenotransplantation, Yellow fever, Yoga, Zoonoses, Glossary, Diseases & Other Medical Conditions, Types of Health Care Providers, Medical Journals, Web Site Directory, Entries by Anatomy or System Affected, Entries by Specialties & Related Fields.

Magill s Medical Guide Neuralgia neuritis and neuropathy Smallpox

Author: Anne Chang
Publisher: Salem PressInc
ISBN: 1587653885
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Medical

Covers diseases, disorders, treatments, procedures, specialties, anatomy, biology, and issues in an A-Z format, with sidebars addressing recent developments in medicine and concise information boxes for all diseases and disorders.

Bontrager s Pocket Atlas

Author: Kenneth L. Bontrager
Publisher: Bontrager Pub Incorporated
ISBN: UCLA:L0083572016
Release Date: 2002-01-01
Genre: Medical


Pocket Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound

Author: Robert F. Reardon
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071717617
Release Date: 2010-10-22
Genre: Medical

Improve your ability to perform and interpret emergency ultrasound exams with this unique pocket atlas Featuring more than 400 ultrasound images, dozens of illustrations, and concise, bulleted text, Pocket Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound allows you to instantly compare and contrast your real-time images with those identified here. You will also find valuable how-to guidance covering essentials such as probe placement, patient positioning, and proper settings along with anatomical drawings that help you visualize affected organs. You’ll also find: Clinical Considerations Clinical Indications Anatomic Considerations Technique and Normal Findings Tips to Improve Image Acquisition Common and Emergent Abnormalities Pitfalls

Pocket Atlas of Emergency Ultrasound Second Edition

Author: Robert F. Reardon
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071848992
Release Date: 2017-09-28
Genre: Medical

Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. The acclaimed quick-reference guide to performing and interpreting emergency ultrasound exams More than 400 ultrasound images! Spanning all body systems typically evaluated by ultrasound, this succinct, find-it-now pocket atlas allows you to instantly compare and contrast your real-time images with those appearing in the book. You will also find valuable how-to guidance on essentials such as probe placement, patient positioning, and proper settings – along with anatomical drawings that help you visualize affected organs. Featuring concise, bulleted text, and more than 400 ultrasound images and dozens of line drawings, Emergency Ultrasound, Second Edition is specifically designed to be used at the bedside in an emergency care setting. Coverage includes: • Clinical Considerations • Clinical Indications • Anatomic Considerations • Technique and Normal Findings • Tips to Improve Imaging Acquisition • Common and Emergency Abnormalities • Pitfalls

CT MRI Pathology A Pocket Atlas Third Edition

Author: Michael L Grey
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9781260121957
Release Date: 2018-06-22
Genre: Medical

The acclaimed pocket atlas of the most common pathologic conditions seen on CT and MRI – more essential than ever, with new images and cases Designed for quick look-up at the point of care, this concise handbook provides technologists and students with CT and MRI findings of 200 pathologic conditions most often seen in day-to-day practice, along with pertinent clinical information. Each pathology listed has a single page of text accompanied by MRI and/or CT images, often providing multiple perspectives of the same pathology. The text includes a description of etiology, epidemiology, signs and symptoms, imaging characteristics, for CT and MRI, treatment, and prognosis statements. The book also includes a valuable opening section on the Principles of Imaging in Computed Tomography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging and an informative section on Contrast Media. Designed for portability and ease of use, this handbook enables technologists to quickly check pathologic imaging findings and essential clinical information without having to refer to large, heavy textbooks