What does a deeper understanding our brains and nervous systems offer to the practice of massage therapy?
This e-Book provides a comprehensive foundation to the workings of the brain for massage therapists, building upon the introductory anatomy information provided in the human systems e-Book. Completing the material in this e-Book will give the student a better grounding and more thorough understanding of the power and limitations of the mind, and how the body, the mind, and the world around us all interact with each other. This material is prerequisite knowledge for massage educational objectives, as outlined by various stakeholders in the following table.
Massage educational objectives addressed by this e-Book
|Guidelines document||Learning objective|
|College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia (CMTBC) Guidelines for Foundational Knowledge||Objective|
|ITEC qualifications: International||Objective|
|ITEC qualifications: UK||Objective|
|Massage & Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx) Content Outline||Objective|
|Massage Therapy Body of Knowledge (MTBoK)||Objective|
|National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage (NCETM) Content Outline||Objective|
|National Certification Examination for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCETMB) Content Outline||Objective|
|National Certification for Advanced Practice (NCAP) test specifications report||Objective|
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