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AASM - Massage Therapy Book List 2020 - 2021 Class
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Cover some books my have multiple cover designsTitle AuthorEditionRequired Recomended OptionalAmazon quick shop link for your convenience only, links may become outdated, also feel free to shop aroundComments
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1Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual TherapistsPat Archer & Lisa A. Nelson 1st EditionRequiredhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1605476552/ref=oh_aui_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1If bought NEW the publisher offers addition online resources. A&P homework is based on this text.
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2Massage Therapy: Principles and PracticeSusan G. Salvo Any Edition - see commentRequiredhttps://www.amazon.com/Massage-Therapy-Susan-Salvo-D-Ed/dp/0323581285/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Massage+Therapy%3A+Principles+and+Practice+Susan+G.+Salvo+D.Ed.+LMT+NTS+CI+BCTMB&qid=1574045504&s=books&sr=1-1FOR REFERENCE- We are not using this as an “in class, turn to the page” textbook, so if there are slight differences in fairly recent editions, it should not matter as to actual content.
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3Trail Guide to the BodyAndrew Biel 6th ed. EditionRequiredhttps://www.amazon.com/Trail-Guide-Body-Andrew-Biel/dp/0998785067/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2JH28V5FZA42P&keywords=trail+guide+to+the+body+6th+edition&qid=1573920403&s=books&sprefix=TRAIL+GUIDE+TO+THE+BODY%2Cstripbooks%2C186&sr=1-1
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4Creatures of Water Hydrotherapy TextbookRJ Nikola LMTAny EditionRequiredhttps://www.amazon.com/Creatures-Hydrotherapy-Textbook-Fourth-Nikola/dp/B008DMB4SY/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=creatures+of+water+hydrotherapy&qid=1573924733&s=books&sr=1-1If you cannot find it we have some copies for sale. ($18)
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5Massage Therapist’s Guide to Pathology: Critical Thinking and Practical ApplicationRuth Werner LMP NCTMB Any EditionRequiredhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/1496310829/ref=dp_olp_all_mbc_mma?ie=UTF8&condition=allFor a more affordable option, look for older and/or used editions.
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6The Educated Heart: Professional Boundaries for Massage Therapists and BodyworkersNina McIntosh MSW Any EditionRequiredhttps://www.amazon.com/Educated-Heart-Professional-Boundaries-Bodyworkers/dp/1605477133/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=the+educated+heart&qid=1564180179&s=books&sr=1-2Look for older editions (newer versions are derived from another author, the earlier versions are helpful.(Each edition had different cover art)
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7COLLECTION OF 4 DIGITAL STUDY GUIDES AASM - In houseRequiredthese are digital & downloadableNeuromuscular, Swedish,
A & P, and Kinesiology - Included with your tuition
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8workbook of specific modality handouts AASM - In houseRequired
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EXAM COACHpurchase this through ABMP organizationRecomendedhttps://www.abmp.com/studentsExam coach is a digital MBLEX STUDY TUTOR. With a Student membership, the total should be $75
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MBLEx Study Guide: MBLEx Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Massage and Bodywork Licensing ExamAscencia Massage Therapy Exam Prep TeamNewest EditionRecomendedhttps://www.amazon.com/MBLEx-Study-Guide-2020-2021-Questions/dp/1635306639/ref=sr_1_2?keywords=mblex+study+guide+by+Ascencia+Massage+Therapy+Exam+Prep+Team&qid=1573925431&s=books&sr=1-2 Link is for 2020-2021
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The Complete Guide to Foot Reflexologyby Kevin Kunz Any EditionRecomendedhttps://www.amazon.com/Complete-Guide-Foot-Reflexology-Revision/dp/1456431080/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=The+Complete+Guide+to+Foot+Reflexology&qid=1574045586&s=books&sr=1-1
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Holistic Anatomy: An Integrative Guide to the Human Body Pip Waller1st EditionRecomendedhttps://www.amazon.com/Holistic-Anatomy-Integrative-Guide-Human/dp/1556438656/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=Holistic+Anatomy%3A+An+Integrative+Guide+to+the+Human+Body&qid=1574045620&s=books&sr=1-1
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Accepting Your Power to Heal: The Personal Practice of Therapeutic TouchDolores Krieger Ph.D. R.N. Optionalhttps://www.amazon.com/Accepting-Your-Power-Heal-Therapeutic/dp/1879181045/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=ACCEPTING+YOUR+POWER+TO+HEAL&qid=1573920823&s=books&sr=1-1
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Tappan's Handbook of Massage Therapy: Blending Art with Scienceby Patricia J. Benjamin Ph.D. Any EditionOptionalhttps://www.amazon.com/s?k=Tappan+massage+techniques&i=stripbooks&ref=nb_sb_nossThis is NOT a “text”, but you may wish to acquire it for study, academic enrichment and reference.
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Study & Review Guide for Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Manual TherapistsPat Archer & Lisa A. Nelson Study Guide EditionOptionalhttps://www.amazon.com/Review-Applied-Anatomy-Physiology-Therapists/dp/1605477508/ref=dp_rm_title_0A nice companion to support your A & P learning
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Trail Guide to the Body Student WorkbookAndrew Biel 6th ed. EditionOptionalhttps://www.amazon.com/Trail-Guide-Body-Student-Workbook/dp/0991466675/ref=sr_1_2?crid=34LDXQSMAZCVQ&keywords=trail+guide+to+the+body+workbook&qid=1573921242&s=books&sprefix=trail+guide+to+the+body+workboo%2Cstripbooks%2C192&sr=1-2
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Anatomy coloring booksvariousAny EditionOptionalhttps://www.amazon.com/s?k=anatomy+coloring+book&i=stripbooks&crid=2CDDZ9LBY2U1F&sprefix=anatompy%2Cstripbooks%2C180&ref=nb_sb_ss_sc_2_8Some students have expressed they like the Anatomy Coloring Books. There are many options to choose from.
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BOOKS THAT ARE NOT REQUIRED BUT THAT YOU MAY WISH TO REFERENCE, OWN, COLLECT. Are listed on the FEDERATION MBLEX website.
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https://www.massageexamacademy.com/mblex-book-reference-list/
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