The Concise Book of the Moving Body
$45.00 inc GST
The Concise Book of the Moving Body has been written for the student and early practitioner of anatomy, massage/bodywork, physical therapy, chiropractic, medicine, physiotherapy, sports therapy, or any other health-related field. Containing full-colour illustrations, the book is a compact reference guide, clearly detailing anatomical orientation, tissues, in-depth information on joints, and the physiology of bones and muscles Composite drawings of the body illustrate the major skeletal muscles (posterior and anterior, superficial and deep), including the origin, insertion, innervation, and action for each muscle.
A final chapter by Thomas W. Myers outlines several metaphors helpful to a holistic approach to structural and movement therapies, and describes a map of the larger functioning continuities within the musculoskeletal system.
Chris Jarmey, M.C.S.P., D.S., M.R.S.S., qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist in 1979. He is the author of several best-selling books, including The Concise Book of Muscles and The Atlas of Musculoskeletal Anatomy, also published by Lotus Publishing and North Atlantic Books. Jarmey teaches body mechanics, bodywork therapy, and anatomy extensively throughout Europe.
Thomas W. Myers, L.M.T., N.C.T.M.B., A.R.P., is a licensed massage therapist and certified advanced Rolf practitioner. Myers gives frequent workshops throughout the USA and in Europe. He is the author of Anatomy Trains (Churchill Livingstone) and has published several series of articles in both Massage magazine and the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies.
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