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The subcutaneous layer is composed of adipose tissue and remains constant in thickness throughout the bodys lifetime
75 Percent of the total blood supply of the body is distributed to the skin.
The Renaissance revived an interest in the arts and sciences and once again people became interested in improvement of physical health and appearance
In the human body the elbow is proximal to the wrist
A strain is an injury to a joint that results in the stretching or tearing of ligaments
Pain causes muscle contraction and ischemia thereby causing spasms that causes more pain
Joints are classified according to the amount of motion they permit
The dorsal cavity of the human body contains the stomach,spleen, and pancreas
Serous membranes produce serous fluid, a watery substance that also acts as a lubricant
The adrenal glands are situated ontop of each kidney
The heart is a muscular, conical shaped organ, about the size of a closed fist located in the chest cavity between the lungs and behind the sternum
Intuition is your ability to set positive goals and put forth the energy and effort required to achive those goals
The degree of tissue repair after injury vaies depending on the location, the type of tissue, and the nature of the damage or injury
In America, The use of the word massage was popularized by a Dutchman, Johann Georg Mezger
The Romans built public baths , which were available for the very rich, where a brisk rubdown with fragrant oils could be enjoyed following a bath
City licensing laws take precedence over state licensing laws
A hematoma is the result of bleeding under the epidermis and sometimes deep within the tissues of the body
acne is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the skin usually related to hormonal changes and overactive sebaceous glands during adolescence
Capillaries are just a single cell thick and are only large enough to pass one blood cell at a time
The medial aspect of an organ means it is the farthest point fronm the origin of the structure
The Ling System of massage is more commonly known as
The Swedish Movement
An average size adult male (160 pounds) has approximately how many pints of blood?
What is the best defense against transference and ounter transference?
Maintaining healthy professional boundaries
What organization was the first to become an independent certifyng entity for therapuetic massage and body workers
The outer proctective layer of the heart is called the what?
What office would be able to provide information concerning the regulation of massage practices allowed within the state?
state attorney generals office
What is the scientific study of muscular activity and mechanics of body movement
The connective tissue covering of a muscle cell that maintains its parellel position with other cells is called what?
What is the smallest functional unit of the muscle fiber?
Predetermined practices that protect the safety of the client and the therapists are called what?
Living cells in the human body differ from one another in all of the following EXCEPT
The heart is enclosed in a double layered membrane called the what?
All of the following are classifications of joints according to their structure EXCEPT
Muscles that are usually attached to bone or other muscle by way of tendons and can be controlled by consious effort are called?
The single most important book in medical history, Canon Of Medicine made numerous references to the use of massage,exercise, and bathing and was written by who?
What point of a muscle is generally attached to the more distal aspect of an appendage?
Muscle spasms are considered what when they are sustained over a period of time?
Hairs and nails are considered to be what of the skin?
What is an abnormal and unhealthy state of all of part of the body where in it is not capable of normal functions?
A popular Japanese finger pressure technique is called what?
Substances move from an area of hogher concentration to an areaof lower concentration
What concerns the normal functions performed by the various systems of the body ?
What is the fluid component of blood?
What is the prefix meaning above or extreme?
Which one of the following would be outside the massage therapists scope of practice?
45 minute counseling session on nutrition
What bones include the carpals and tarsals
Sports massage services were made available to the atheletes for the first time where?
Summer Olympics 1984
White blood cells are produced in all of the following EXCEPT
If a muscle can not be contracted or is only contracted very weakly, the muscle tissue will rapidly degenerate and begin to waste away this is called muscle what?
The science of morphology or structures of an organism or body is known as?
Thick walled muscular and elastic vessels that transport oxygenated blood from the heart are called?
Deligate personal comfort zones, the realm in which we operate with a sense of safety. What are these called?
Began in 1943 and is the largest, oldest professional massage association
Electrical impulses are passed from one neuron to another at a junction called a what?
Hormone that Contracts the uterus and helps with milk production.
An external swelling, that varies in size, shape and color such as a carcinoma is called a what?
In his writings Hippocrates used the word anatripsis which meant the art of rubbing a part in what direction?
The energy for muscle contraction comes from the breakdown of what molecule?
The least malignant and most common form of skin cancer is ?
Basal cell carcinoma
What type of Bone marrow functions in the creation of red and white blood cells and platelets
A type of connective tissue that forms a fibrous network under the skin from the top of the skull to the tips of the toes throughout the body is called?
What type of cells work chiefly by producing antibodies
As a cell matures and is nourished it grows in size and eventually divides into two daughter cells this form of cell division is called what?
What is not a reason for supervision?
You want to share client information with another individual without the patients consent
Massage directly to what kind of cramp or charlie horse is contraindictated?
Is spontaneous crying a sign of sexual arousal?
A clear fluid derived from the blood and secreted into the inner cavities or ventricles of the brain is called what?
Bone to bone
The majority of muscle strains occur at the junction between the muscle and the tendon or at the what?
In 1858 a new york physician introduced Lings methods in 1858 in the United States what was his name?
Charles Fayette Taylor
The peripheral nervous system divides into the autonomic nervous system and the what nervous system?
Functionally there are three types of nuerons that include all but what?
What kind of cells coordinate immune defenses and kill organisms in cells on contact
Present from before birth this type of immunity consists of many non specific facors and blood based immunity from the mother
Irrregularly shaped spcaes and filled with red bone marrow
Which joints are immovable
Has admisnistered he National Certification exam for therapeutic massage and bodywork since 1992
Where are the islets of langerhans located
Two main categories of membranes
fibrous connective, epithelial
study of structural and functional damages caused by disease
Slightly movable joint connected by flat disks of fibrocartilage
Unwittingly endaring the health of a client can get your license suspended
Wrote De Medicina
Located in the brain a nd spinal cord and carry impulses from one nueron to another
Largest portion of the brain
Inflammatory response increased nubers of luekocytes
First introduced by DAvid Palmer in 1985
Decreased outpt of insulin
Building larger molecules
Freely movable synovial joint where a rounded bone moves ina ring of bone
Includes the hypothalamus thalamus pineal and pituatary
hip and shoulder
ball and socket
Correct distribution of bones
Frontal (1) Parietal (2) Occipital (1) temporal (2) Sphenoid (1) ethmoid (1)
disk shaped carry oxygen
wellness sclae (0)
no percivable sickness
Self attacking self
White breast meat
Years massage has been important part of medicine
Located in skin and in the mouth to detect heat or cold