Table of Contents


SECTION 1: METHODS AND MASSAGE. Introduction. Evidence-based massage therapy: a contradiction in terms? Methodological issues in the design and conduct of massage therapy research.
SECTION 2: MASSAGE RESEARCH ON VARIOUS CONDITIONS. Introduction. Massage therapy for immune disorders. The effect of massage therapy on self-reported anxiety, depressive mood and pain in ovarian cancer patients: a pilot study. An economic evaluation of massage therapy in controlling chemotherapy-induced emesis in women undergoing treatment for breast or ovarian cancer. Massage as a modality to improve health following spinal cord injury.
SECTION 3: MASSAGE ACROSS THE LIFE-SPAN. Introduction. Supplemental tactile and kinesthetic stimulation for preterm infants. Hand massage in the agitated elderly.
SECTION 4: MASSAGE AND THE WORKPLACE. Introduction. Employee outcomes following work-site acupressure and massage.
Index

Details

No. of pages:
232
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2002
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
Print ISBN:
9780723432173
Electronic ISBN:
9780702037962

About the author

Grant Rich

Affiliations and Expertise

Massage Therapy Practitioner, Alaska