Textbook - With 504 pages and 1,400 illustrations covering more than 162 muscles, 206 bones, 33 ligaments and 110 bony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body. This new edition includes an extensive appendix that describes the common trigger point locations and pain patterns of 100 muscles.
INCLUDED when you purchase the 5th edition of the Trail Guide to the Body, you get access to the online student resource section for musculoskeletal anatomy & palpation, e-XPLORE. This includes a wide variety of digital resources to support the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, including 90+ palpation videos, audio files for 100 major muscles, 28 overlay images, and the trail head community page.
Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB) and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards (FSMTB) and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists. In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the U.S. uses our high-quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams.
Trail Guide to the Body Video Library (part of eXPLORE)
Palpation Of 79 Essential Muscles Featured In The Trail Guide To The Body Textbook.
Overlaid Images From The Trail Guide Textbook, Which Help The Viewer Visualize Underlying Anatomy.
Presentation Of Bony Landmarks, Attachment Sites, Muscle Borders And Muscle Activation.
Multiple Body Types And Camera Angles Presented.
Mastering palpation requires practice - and having someone guide you through it makes practice more effective. The revised footage, which was released in September 2010, gives students and practitioners the confidence they need to master this fundamental skill so that they can succeed and thrive in their careers. For Instructors, this is a valuable tool that allows your students to preview and review lessons. 79 muscles and more than 200 illustration overlays of images from the textbook are part of the footage. Your guide in this material is Andrew Biel, founder of Books of Discovery
Format: 90+ Videos, Located Online As Part Of The eXPLORE Learning Resource Library
Length: ~ 3 Hours
Access: You Are Given A User Name / Password In The Textbook
Student Workbook - The essential companion to the Trail Guide to the Body textbook, this workbook asks students to apply the material by answering questions in a variety of formats including fill-in-the-blanks, drawings to color, illustrations and matching exercises. Great for self-testing, homework and preparing for national exams. The Student Workbook helps students stay on track and keep pace with the class. 230 pages and more than 500 illustrations.
"We have made both the book and workbook mandatory for the students and eliminated another study guide we had been using. The Trail Guide workbook makes musculoskeletal anatomy much clearer for the students. It readily addresses the needs for both visual and cognitive learners." Jayne H. Culloo BSE, L.P.N., L.M.T., NCTMB - American Institute of Alternative Medicine.
Flashcards are a powerful way to learn and memorize anatomical structures - especially when they have images identical to those in the textbook. Repetition aids retention!
Volume 1 (Skeletal System, Joints & Ligaments, Movements of the Body)
Has 175 cards and covers bones and bony landmarks, joints and ligaments, common movements and synergists / antagonists. Beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color format. Beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color format with page references in the bottom corner for finding more information in Trail Guide to the Body.
Volume 2 (Muscles of the Human Body)
Has 189 cards. These flashcards cover the following chapters in Trail Guide to the Body: Shoulder / Arm, Forearm / Hand, Spine / Thorax, Head / Neck, Pelvis / Thigh, Leg / Foot.
Features of these flashcards include beautiful, hand-drawn illustrations in a two-color format, a list of the Action, Origin, Insertion and Nerve innervation (AOIN) of each muscle, and the pronunciation of each muscle.
Page references in the bottom corner are for finding more information in Trail Guide to the Body Textbook. Quick symbols are in the upper right-hand corner. Call-out letters (a, b ,c ,d) have been placed next to each structure to help you identify the specific structure in question. Binder ring that lets you organize cards to study only those you need, and they are durable, coated cards (5 1/2" x 4') that are easy to handle and made to last.