intromassage1.txt

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Intro to Massage: Chapter 1
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  1. The country in which the first written accounts of therapeutic rubbing (massage) originated
    China
  2. The original massage technique
    Amma
  3. The sacred Indian practice in which massage is included
    Ayur-Veda
  4. The father of Modern Medicine
    Hippocrates
  5. Systematic and scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining health
    Massage
  6. Define: Massage
    The Systematic and scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of obtaining or maintaining health
  7. The individual whose efforts led primarily to the texts that commonly use French terminology to describe massage
    Johann Mezger
  8. The classic scripture of traditional Chinese Medicine
    Nei-ching
  9. Scientist who demonstrated that blood circulation is impelled by the beat of the heart through the arteries and veins.
    William Harvey
  10. The work generally credited as being the first book in the field of sports medicine
    Arte Gymnastica
  11. The father of Swedish massage and physical therapy
    Pehr Henrik Ling
  12. Along with duplicated and active, the term that best describes another movement that used ling’s system of medical gymnastics
    Passive
  13. Movements performed by a client
    Active
  14. When the term massage came into use
    Middle 1900’s
  15. The person who first analyzed the phenomenon of muscular contraction
    Giovani Borelli
  16. Therapeutic system using movement to overcome discomforts that arise from abnormal conditions
    Swedish Gymnastics
  17. component of Ling’s system that blends massage with the science of physiology
    Swedish Massage

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