Avoid the injury, muscle strain, fatigue and burnout that can shorten your career as a bodywork practitioner! This easy-to-use reference develops the skills you need to foster ease of movement and decrease your chance of injury. These skills, including self-assessment, life-style choices, body awareness and mechanics, balanced posture, efficient breathing, self-care habits, and injury prevention, give you the foundation you need to ensure that you are not putting undue strain on your own body. Youall learn how to maintain proper body mechanics and how to integrate wellness, self-care, and nutrition into your practice.MUSCLE Skeletal muscle makes up 40% to 45% of the adult bodya#39;s total weight. ... Treatment: One of the best methods to reduce hy- pertonicity is to receive bodywork on a regular basis and to ... Signs and symptoms: Transient muscle pain; occurs during and immediately after exercise or when performing bodywork .
|Author||:||Jean'e E Freeman, Sandra K Anderson|
|Publisher||:||F.A. Davis - 2012-02-20|