Author : Andrew Biel
Genre : Human anatomy
Publisher :
ISBN : 0998785067
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 440 page

For more than 20 years,Trail Guide to the Bodyhas been helping instructors deliver lessons in clear and memorable ways. With the new edition, it will be even easier to deepen students' understanding of surface anatomy and mastery of palpation.- New full-color illustrations convey the most life-like representations of anatomical structures.- Chapter introductions with pre-learning questions improve comprehension and retention.- Concise clinical stories provide relevance and real-life application.- Newly designed icons and headings helps students quickly locate critical content.- Updated anatomical terminology reflects the latest consensus.

Author : Andrew Biel
Genre : Science
Publisher :
ISBN : 0965853411
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 340 page

This book is designed as a hands on tour, which guides massage therapists, physical therapists, sports trainers and bodywork students to locate the bones, muscles, ligaments and other structures of the body.

Author : Andrew Biel
Genre : Medical
Publisher :
ISBN : 0982978626
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 115 page

Your quick and easy guide to the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Trigger points are hyperirritable spots in skeletal muscle. These sensitive points of tissue are often associated with palpable nodules in taut muscle fibers and, when compressed, elicit referred pain, local tenderness or a twitch response. This full-color guide helps you quickly find and treat trigger points in your clients by identifying: Common location of a trigger point in a particular muscle belly Possible causes of trigger points Symptoms and Indications Pain Patterns Associated Trigger Points Differential Diagnoses This concise reference supports manual therapists familiar with Trigger Point therapy, quickly putting trigger points at their fingertips. For those wishing to learn the fundamentals of Trigger Point therapy or study the subject in greater depth, a list of recommended texts is provided. Students and practitioners will value the quality illustrations and easy access to this practical information. 115 pages, 210 images.

Author : Andrew Biel
Genre : Science
Publisher :
ISBN : 0982978677
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : page

Volume 1 (Skeletal System, Joints and Ligaments and Movements of the Body) has 175 cards and covers bones and bony landmarks, joints and ligaments, common movements and synergists/antagonists.Beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color formatPage references in the bottom corner for finding more information in Trail Guide to the BodyCall-out letters (a, b, c, d) next to each structure to help you identify the specific structure in questionBinder ring that lets you organize cards to study only those you needDurable, coated cards (5 1/2" x 4") that are easy to handle and made to last

Author : Jon Krakauer
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
Publisher : Anchor
ISBN : 9780307476869
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 240 page

Krakauer’s page-turning bestseller explores a famed missing person mystery while unraveling the larger riddles it holds: the profound pull of the American wilderness on our imagination; the allure of high-risk activities to young men of a certain cast of mind; the complex, charged bond between fathers and sons. "Terrifying... Eloquent... A heart-rending drama of human yearning." —New York Times In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. McKinley. He had given $25,000 in savings to charity, abandoned his car and most of his possessions, burned all the cash in his wallet, and invented a new life for himself. Four months later, his decomposed body was found by a moose hunter. How Christopher Johnson McCandless came to die is the unforgettable story of Into the Wild. Immediately after graduating from college in 1991, McCandless had roamed through the West and Southwest on a vision quest like those made by his heroes Jack London and John Muir. In the Mojave Desert he abandoned his car, stripped it of its license plates, and burned all of his cash. He would give himself a new name, Alexander Supertramp, and, unencumbered by money and belongings, he would be free to wallow in the raw, unfiltered experiences that nature presented. Craving a blank spot on the map, McCandless simply threw the maps away. Leaving behind his desperate parents and sister, he vanished into the wild. Jon Krakauer constructs a clarifying prism through which he reassembles the disquieting facts of McCandless's short life. Admitting an interst that borders on obsession, he searches for the clues to the drives and desires that propelled McCandless. When McCandless's innocent mistakes turn out to be irreversible and fatal, he becomes the stuff of tabloid headlines and is dismissed for his naiveté, pretensions, and hubris. He is said to have had a death wish but wanting to die is a very different thing from being compelled to look over the edge. Krakauer brings McCandless's uncompromising pilgrimage out of the shadows, and the peril, adversity, and renunciation sought by this enigmatic young man are illuminated with a rare understanding--and not an ounce of sentimentality. Mesmerizing, heartbreaking, Into the Wild is a tour de force. The power and luminosity of Jon Krakauer's stoytelling blaze through every page.

Author : Andrew Biel
Genre : Science
Publisher :
ISBN : 0982978650
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 492 page

"Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it. This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system. It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. This new edition includes an extensive appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles. Our student resource section,e-XPLORE has a wide variety of digital resources to support the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, including palpation videos, audio files and overlay images. These resources are available to students who purchase Trail Guide to the Body, 5th edition. Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U.S. uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams. Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for you!".

Author : Bill Bryson
Genre : Science
Publisher : Doubleday Canada
ISBN : 9780385685757
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 448 page

NATIONAL BESTSELLER NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER A NEW YORK TIMES EDITORS' CHOICE NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF 2019 BY Maclean's • The Washington Post • USA Today • Indigo Bill Bryson, bestselling author of A Short History of Nearly Everything, takes us on a head-to-toe tour of the marvel that is the human body. As compulsively readable as it is comprehensive, this is Bryson at his very best, a must-read owner's manual for everybody. Bill Bryson once again proves himself to be an incomparable companion as he guides us through the human body--how it functions, its remarkable ability to heal itself, and (unfortunately) the ways it can fail. Full of extraordinary facts (your body made a million red blood cells since you started reading this) and irresistible Bryson-esque anecdotes, The Body will lead you to a deeper understanding of the miracle that is life in general and you, in particular. As Bill Bryson writes, "we pass our existence within this wobble of flesh and yet take it almost entirely for granted." The Body will cure that indifference with generous doses of wondrous, compulsively readable facts and information.

Author : Andrew Biel
Genre : Health & Fitness
Publisher :
ISBN : 0982978618
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File Download : 101 page

Your quick and easy guide to strengthening exercises and simple stretches. Our flagship text, Trail Guide to the Body: A hands-on guide to locating muscles, bones and more covers the subject of palpatory anatomy. This booklet is designed to present two complementary subjects -- stretching and strengthening. Strengthening reduces risk of injury; increases balance, stability and flexibility, keeping the body strong. Stretching improves flexibility and range of motion. This concise reference guide gives you: Instructions for 100 guided strengthening exercises and simple stretches, covering all the movements at the major joints Suggested uses of light equipment for stretching and strengthening Detailed four-color illustrations demonstrating muscle movement during the exercises This reference manual quickly puts these fundamental subjects of manual therapy at your fingertips. Great for manual therapists or anyone who values the benefits of stretching and strengthening. 103 pages, 120 images.

Author : Andrew Biel
Genre :
Publisher :
ISBN : 0998785091
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File Download : page

Author : Cindy Wiggers
Genre : Geography
Publisher : Geography Matters
ISBN : 9781931397155
Type book : PDF, Epub, Kindle and Mobi
File Download : 128 page

A "week one, day one" kind of teacher?s manual with daily geography drills and numerous weekly assignment choices that include: mapping activities, atlas usage, research, notebooking and culture. Daily drills at 3 different levels for versatility and multi-year usage. Students learn to recognize important characteristics and traits of each continent, read and create maps, identify key geographical terms and more. Finish up the year by reading Around the World in 80 Days, by Jules Verne. This course lays a solid foundation of world geography for students 2nd grade and up.