Before you can assess or treat a muscle, you first must be able to locate it This acclaimed book delivers beautifully illustrated information for learning palpation and the musculoskeletal system It makes mastering the essential manual therapy skills interesting, memorable and easy Withpages and , illustrations coveringthanmuscles,bones,ligaments andbony landmarks, this text provides an invaluable map of the body Trail Guide to the Body is a highly recommended textbook for the state licensing tests administered by both the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork NCBTMB and the Federation of State Massage Therapy Boards FSMTB and is one of only five books on their official examination reference lists In addition, the Board of Certification program for athletic trainers in the US uses our high quality Trail Guide to the Body illustrations in their various products, including exams Whether you are a massage therapist, physical therapist, sports trainer or student in any bodywork modality, Trail Guide to the Body is for youAndrew Biel is a licensed massage therapist He has served on the faculties of Boulder College of Massage Therapy and Seattle Massage School, and taught Cadaver Studies for Bodyworkers at Bastyr Naturopathic University InAndrew received the Massage Therapy Foundation s Humanitarian Award for his dedication to advancing the massage therapy profession Shortly after the award presentation, Andrew wrote a piece on why he gives back to the profession