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The right massage therapy textbook is the cornerstone of any massage therapy training program. Whether you're searching for a textbook for teaching basic clinical massage, or advanced topics such as sports massage, LWW has the massage therapy textbook for you. We even publish a review for therapeutic massage and bodywork exams, designed to help reinforce students' training so they can pass the NCETM, NCETMB or MBLEx exams. Read more about our massage therapy textbooks in this presentation, or visit

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Massage Therapy Textbooks

  1. 1. Practical Education:Massage Therapy textbooks
  2. 2. Clinical Massage Therapy BooksIf you teach massage therapy, you know the importance of offering your students the latest and greatest massage therapy textbooks. Whether you’re looking for a book on basic clinical massage, a NCETM or MBLEx exam study guide, or a book that offers basic information about sports massage, LWW has the clinical massage textbook for you. 2
  3. 3. Basic Clinical Massage TherapyBasic Clinical Massage Therapy provides an introduction into clinical massage, including information about human anatomy, the body’s muscular systems, and massage therapy techniques. 550 full-color illustrations show each muscle or muscle group, the surrounding structures, surface landmarks, and the therapists hands. Images include: — Live model photographs combined with internal structure illustrations — Technique illustration — Draping demonstration Complete muscle breakdown by name, pronunciation, etymology, attachments, actions, cautions, pain referral zones, other muscles to examine, and a description of one or more basic treatment techniques. Special patient considerations for children and pregnant women. 3
  4. 4. Therapeutic Massage in AthleticsTherapeutic Massage in Athletics was designed for teaching sports massage students and massage therapists alike considerations for applying clinical massage techniques in athletics. Written by a practicing massage therapist and instructor, Therapeutic Massage in Athletics: Instructs students on the integration of basic sports massage, and myofascial, neuromuscular, and lymphatic facilitation to enhance performance and treat common athletic injuries and conditions. Provides technique illustrations to help students visualize concepts and procedures in sports massage. Illustrates practical application of sports massage through Case Studies and expert insights. 4
  5. 5. Review for Therapeutic MassageReview for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork Exams provides massage therapy students and practitioners with comprehensive study materials to prepare for the NCETM, NCETMB or MBLEx exams. The exam review textbook includes: "Did You Know?" boxes that illustrate practical applications of concepts in massage therapy. Practical test-taking tips that help students achieve high scores. Practice questions after each section to help students commit information to memory. Online practice tests that simulate the NCETM, NCETMB and MBLEx exams. 5
  6. 6. Follow LWWFor more information about these and our other massage therapy books visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter. 6
  7. 7. About Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW) is a leading international publisher of trusted content delivered in innovative ways to practitioners, professionals and students to learn new skills, stay current on their practice, and make important decisions to improve patient care and clinical outcomes. LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. Wolters Kluwer Health is part of  Wolters Kluwer, a market-leading global information services company with 2011 annual revenues of €3.4 billion ($4.7 billion).Source: Trebuchet 10pt regular, left-aligned with slide title 7