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Muscles: Testing and Function, with Posture and Pain

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This renowned classic provides unparalleled coverage of manual muscle testing, plus evaluation and treatment of faulty and painful postural conditions. The thoroughly updated Fifth Edition is completely reorganized and has new, expanded treatment and exercise sections in each chapter. Other features include a new section on post-polio syndrome, additional case studies comp ...more
Hardcover, Fifth Edition, 560 pages
Published March 4th 2005 by LWW (first published 1983)
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Tameca
Jun 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
I just perused this book at my Massage Therapy Internship. The information contained here is the link I have been looking for to bridge my knowledge between massage therapy and yoga teacher training.

The language of this book is clear even when very detailed information is relayed. There are many illustrations, many of which are based on photographs which help the reader/practitioner see the muscles superficially and then internally, as well. The illustrations and photographs are placed side by
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Chris
Sep 28, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: non-fiction
This book is a real savior!
If you're a physio student, you probably have to work with Palastanga and Clarkson and while both books are good, some will find this one and the way the information is structure real helpful!
It's a real jew when it comes to muscles.
I, personally don't own a copy (it's hard to find cheap copy), but I intend to keep it throughout the whole year.
Sebastien
Jul 20, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Good book overall for general correctives, though for the average undergraduate/interested trainer, I find the exercise sections to correcting misalignments and/or strnegth & length issues lacking both exercise quantity and descriptive details on proper execution. Having said that, if you have understanding of proper movement, it is a "great recipe book for chefs." ...more
Foxthyme
Jan 16, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: physio, reference
Ahead of its time!
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This book is amazing but much like a text book.
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