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Trail Guide to the Body: How to locate the body's muscles, bones and more (Third Edition)

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This acclaimed book teaches readers to palpate the body's structures with ease and precision. The beautifully illustrated, user-friendly guide to the muscular and skeletal systems makes learning the necessary bodywork skills interesting, memorable and easy. With 420 pages and 1,100 illustrations, this 3rd edition covers more than 125 muscles, 206 bones, 30 ligaments and 11 ...more
Spiral-bound, Third, 420 pages
Published July 15th 2005 by Books of Discovery (first published 1997)
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This book has helped me through school & being a massage therapist. Wonderful book.
a really useful book for massage students.
clear instructions and formatting make locating muscles easy.
weird premise--a "hike" through the body with different "trail guides" but beyond the schtick, it's really fascinating to start palpating yourself and others just following the steps outlined
This book is indispensable to me. I think I've looked up the ankle ligaments alone about a billion times as I have an ankle ligament mental block. If you want to know how to landmark and find all the muscles bones and fascia in the body, this book book takes you on the up close tour of the body.
heh, heh, heh...
Amelia S.
Best anatomy book I have read so far. If you are in a movement or hands on field this book is awesome. I wish that we would have had this book in my college anatomy labs because it made it simple to locate and remember all of the muscles. I have a deeper understanding of skeletal and muscular anatomy then ever before. YES YES YES
Loved it. The images were so helpful, it included extra information. Palpation directions to isolate the muscle. Movement diagrams. Great book to learn the muscles. I used this for my Massage school and I again used it to supplement my PTA anatomy book.
Jeri Lane
I'm a massage therapist, and this book is my constant reference point during my harder rehabilitative clientele base. Its so simple and informative. The pictures tell you everything you need to know. Great book for the shelf.
Jul 02, 2010 Faft added it
great illustrations. is an awesome resource for studying anatomy. i wouldn't have wanted to do it without this book. the study guide also very good, but necessary.
Jen Helfand
This book is incredible! An endless resource! It is also embodied anatomy, which makes space for our own different bodies and knowledges tied to them
EXCELLENT book of anatomy and explanations for finding various muscles are clear to understand and easy to follow
A very good book for anyone with an interest in the muscles of the body. Good illustrations, concise.
Awsome pictures and discription.. This is a wonderful refernce book for anatomy and physiology.
This may never come off my Currently Reading shelf. It is an invaluable resource
Used to teach kinesiology out of this book. Awesome
Laree Draper
Fabulous, especially for those of us late to anatomy.
One of my most favorite books from massage school
Jul 15, 2010 Janice is currently reading it
I love this book! Reference it often.
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Need this for anatomy
Really, really good
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Hi, my name is Andrew Biel. I'm the author of Trail Guide to the Body, the award-winning book that has taught thousands of healthcare providers about musculoskeletal anatomy and palpation.

Why "Trail Guide to the Body" as a title? In preparation for any journey, it helps that you know the lay of the land. I want the reader to be able to manually map, navigate and gain their bearings on the human b
More about Andrew R. Biel...
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