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Anatomy: A Regional Atlas of the Human body Carmine Clemente, 1997, 4th edition, ISBN # 0683017330 : Detailed color Plates of all systems of the body.
Atlas of Anatomy Frank Netter, 1997, 2nd edition, ISBN # 0914168819 : Detailed Color Plates of all systems of the body
Sobotta Atlas of Human Anatomy Putz, Pabst, Taylor, 1996, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, ISBN # 0683300474 : Detailed Color Plates of all systems of the body
Anatomy Coloring Book Kapit, Elson, 2nd edition, 1993, ISBN # 0064550168 : Line drawings with simple explanations of anatomy. Great way to relax and study.
Anatomy of Movement Blandine Germain, March 1993, ISBN # 0939616173: Discusses the way the body moves together. One of the only books to address the psoas and the theory of how it lifts the body.
Anatomy of Movement: Exercises Blandine Germain, July 1996, ISBN # 093961622x : Discusses the way the body moves during exercise.
Muscles Testing and Function Kendall & Kendall-McCreary, 4th Edition, 1993, ISBN # 0683045768; Great explanations of testing strength, shortness, and weakness in muscles.
Illustrated Essentials of Musculoskeletal Anantomy Sieg and Adams, 3rd edition, 1996, ISBN # 0935157026; Simplified anatomy pictures with basic muscle anatomy.
Trail Guide to the Body Andrew Biel, 1997, ISBN # 0965853403. Written by a massage therapist who taught Cadaver Anatomy at Bastyr University (for massage therapists). Andrew has a great respect for the body and life.
Physical examination of the Spine and Extremities Stanly Hoppenfeld, MD, 1976, ISBN #0838578535. Really a Physical Therapy manual, but simple enough for massage therapists.
body Deane Juhan, Reads more like a novel about the
body, but a real must for a massage therapists' library.
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