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Body Massage: Therapy Basics


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Introduction Learning and assessment guidance Brief history of massage Chapter 1 - Health, safety and hygiene Chapter 2 - Body systems and the physiological and psychological effects of massage Chapter 3 - Professional conduct, ethics and preparation Chapter 4 - Classification of massage and the four massage groups Chapter 5 - Massage routines Chapter 6 - Adapting massage for specific conditions Chapter 7 - Mechanical massage Chapter 8 - Reflection, evaluation and continuing professional development

About the Author

Mo Rosser was a physiotherapist and highly respected lecturer, examiner and assessor of beauty and complementary therapies. Greta Couldridge has worked within the beauty industry for many years, starting her career in a salon environment, before moving to teaching posts in colleges of further education where she progressed to senior management roles. She has collaborated on other Beauty Therapy text books. Greta was a valued friend and colleague of Mo Rosser, and contributed to the writing of the original editions. She is a member of the Institute for Learning. Sue Rosser MA Hons, PGCE. Sue is a qualified teacher with 15 years' experience teaching in a variety of educational settings, including further education, and is a member of the General Teaching Council and the Institute For Learning. She is Mo Rosser's daughter and has always retained a strong interest in massage and complementary therapies.

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