700 MASSAGE THERAPY Terms Quiz

700 MASSAGE THERAPY Terms Quiz

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Studying for your NCBTMB Exam? You need every advantage you can get your hands on. This app was created for you. With over 700 Multiple Choice Quizzes, Flash Cards and a handy Android sized Dictionary, you'll be able to learn on the go.

Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue to enhance the function and promote relaxation and well-being. The word comes from the French massage "friction of kneading", or from Arabic massa meaning "to touch, feel or handle" or from Latin massa meaning "mass, dough", cf. Greek verb μάσσω (massō) "to handle, touch, to work with the hands, to knead dough". In distinction the ancient Greek word for massage was anatripsis, and the Latin was frictio.

Massage involves acting on and manipulating the body with pressure – structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving – tension, motion, or vibration, done manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, and feet. There are over eighty different recognized massage modalities. The most cited reasons for introducing massage as therapy have been client demand and perceived clinical effectiveness.

In professional settings massage involves the client being treated while lying on a massage table, sitting in a massage chair, or lying on a mat on the floor. The massage subject may be fully or partly unclothed. Parts of the body may be covered with towels or sheets.

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  • (58 stars)

    by Erica on 28/10/2011

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    by A Google User on 28/10/2011

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  • (58 stars)

    by Phil on 06/10/2011

    Decent
    A little too many common sense questions. Not challenging.

  • (58 stars)

    by Teneia on 10/08/2011

    Nia
    This app is poorly designed. The answers for the quiz are designed where only one answer really makes sense and the rest are just dumb answers.

  • (58 stars)

    by Beau on 29/05/2011

    More like Massage Therapy for dummies...actually says "message" after installed...did motivate me to study harder just regret paying for this app

  • (58 stars)

    by maincompton on 23/05/2011

    Could have better answers to choose from , but great study app .

  • (58 stars)

    by Andy on 16/03/2011

    So this app was a pretty good help. Just getting the mind flowing for testing. Passed my nationals!