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The Massage Connection ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY

Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology


=> Introduction to Anatomy and Physiology - The Massage Connection
=> Levels of Organization-An Overview
=> The Holistic Approach
=> Homeostasis
=> Systems of the Body
=> Planes of Reference
=> Human Anatomic Position
=> Directional References - Human Anatomy and Physiology
=> Body Regions - Massage Connection
=> Body Cavities - Massage Connection
=> Levels of Organization
=> Chemical Level of Organization
=> Cellular Level of Organization
=> Tissue Level of Organization
=> The Atom
=> Isotopes
=> Chemical Bonds
=> Chemical Reactions in the human body
=> Acidity and Alkalinity in the human body
=> Important Organic Compounds in the Body
=> Organelles
=> The Nucleus
=> Cell Membrane (Plasma Membrane)
=> Membrane Transport in Cell: Passive and Active Transport
=> The Cell Life Cycle
=> Epithelial Tissue
=> Epithelia Classification: Simple, Stratified, Glandular Epithelium
=> Connective Tissue
=> Effects of Age on Tissue
=> Implications for Bodyworkers

Integumentary System


=> Integumentary System
=> Functions of the Skin
=> Structure of the Skin
=> The Epidermis - Structure of the Skin
=> The Dermis - Structure of the Skin
=> Nerve Supply to The Skin
=> Blood Circulation in the Skin
=> Skin and Temperature Control
=> Variation in Skin Color
=> Blood Flow and Skin Color Changes
=> Pigmentation of Skin By Carotene
=> Subcutaneous Layer, or Hypodermis
=> Accessory structures of the skin
=> Absorption Through the Skin
=> Microorganisms on the Skin
=> Inflammation and Healing on the surface of the skin
=> Effects of Aging on theIntegumentary System
=> Integumentary System and Bodyworkers
=> Massage Techniques and the Effects on the Body
=> Effect of Heat on Skin
=> Effect of Cold on Skin
=> Water and Skin
=> Body Wraps and Skin
=> Skin Lesions and Bodyworkers

Skeletal System and Joints


=> The Skeletal System
=> Bone Functions
=> Structure and Formation of Bone
=> Bone Remodeling
=> Parts of a Long Bone
=> Types of Bones
=> Human Skeleton
=> The Skull
=> Bones of the Face
=> The Mandible - The Axial Skeleton
=> The Vertebral Column - Axial Skeleton
=> Vertebral Regions and Spinal Curvatures - The Vertebral Column
=> Characteristics of Vertebrae in Different Regions - Vertebral Column
=> The Sacrum - Vertebral Column
=> Intervertebral Disks - Vertebral Column
=> The Thorax
=> Pectoral Girdle and the Upper Limbs
=> The Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limbs
=> The Pelvic Girdle
=> Ilium - Pelvic Girdle
=> Ischium - Pelvic Girdle
=> The Femur - Pelvic Girdle
=> The Patella - Pelvic Girdle
=> The Tibia - Pelvic Girdle
=> The Fibula - Pelvic Girdle
=> The Ankle - Pelvic Girdle
=> Joint Classifications
=> Stability of Synovial Joints
=> Movement Across the Joints
=> Classification of Synovial Joints
=> Individual Joints
=> TemporoMandibular Joint (TMJ)
=> Intervertebral Articulation
=> RIB Cage Articulations
=> Joints of the Pectoral Girdle and Upper Limb
=> The Sternoclavicular Joint
=> Acromioclavicular Joint
=> Glenohumeral Joint
=> The Elbow Joint
=> Joints of the Pelvic Girdle and Lower Limbs
=> Sacroiliac Joint
=> The Hip Joint
=> The Knee Joint
=> Tibiofibular Joint (Proximal and Distal)
=> The Ankle Joint and Joints of the Foot
=> Arches of the Foot
=> Age-Related Changes on the Skeletal System and Joints
=> The Skeletal System, Joints, and Massage

Muscular System


=> Muscle Tissue and Physiology of Muscle Contraction
=> Structure of Skeletal Muscle
=> Myofilament: the Specialized proteins of Myofibrils
=> Sliding Filament Mechanism
=> Characteristics of Whole muscle Contraction
=> Muscle Tone
=> Muscle Spindles
=> Tendon Organs
=> Isotonic and Isometric contractions
=> Muscle Energetics
=> A Summary of the Role of CNS in Muscle Function Control
=> Physical Conditioning - Muscular System
=> Cardiac, Smooth, and Skeletal Muscle
=> Cardiac Muscle and Skeletal Muscle
=> Smooth Muscle and Skeletal Muscle
=> Muscle Terminology and Major Muscles of the Body
=> The Axial Musculature - Origin and Insertion of Muscles
=> Appendicular Musculature - Origin and Insertion of Muscles
=> Muscles Of The Lower Limb - Origin and Insertion of Muscles
=> Muscular System and Aging
=> Muscular System and Massage

Nervous System


=> Organization of the Nervous System
=> Structure of the Neuron
=> The Synapse
=> Classification of Neurons
=> Neuroglia
=> Production and Propagation of Impulses
=> Differences in Propagation of action Potential in Myelinatedand Unmyelinated Axons
=> Synaptic Transmission
=> Examples of Neurotransmitters
=> Electrical Synapses - Nervous System
=> Summation - Nervous System
=> Factors that Affect Neural Function
=> Functional Organization of Neurons
=> Standard Terms and Grouping - Nervous System
=> Regeneration and Degenerationof Neurons
=> Sense Organs and Initiation of Impulses
=> Cutaneous Receptors - Sensory Nervous System
=> An Overview of Electrical and Ionic Events in Receptors
=> Perception of Sensations - Sensory Nervous System
=> The Spinal Cord, Spinal nerves, and Dermatomes
=> Anatomic Structure of the Spinal Cord
=> Distribution of Spinal Nerves
=> Nerve Plexus
=> Reflexes - Nervous System
=> Monosynaptic Reflex:The Stretch Reflex
=> Muscle Spindle - Nervous System
=> Reciprocal Innervation - Nervous System
=> Inverse Stretch Reflex - Nervous System
=> Polysynaptic Reflexes: Withdrawal Reflex
=> The Final Common Path - Nervous System
=> Input to Motor Neurons - Nervous System
=> Pathways of Cutaneous and Visceral Sensations
=> Direct Pathway of Fine Touch and Proprioception Senses
=> Direct Pathway of Pain and temperature (and Remaining fibers of Touch) Senses
=> Representation of the Body in the Cerebral Cortex
=> The Brain and Brain Divisions
=> Integrative Centers - Brain and Brain Divisions
=> Right and Left Hemisphere Specializations - Brain and Brain Divisions
=> The Limbic System - Brain and Brain Divisions
=> The Thalamus - Brain and Brain Divisions
=> The Hypothalamus - Brain and Brain Divisions
=> Cranial Nerves
=> Control of Posture and Movement
=> General Principles of the Control of Voluntary Movements
=> The Motor Cortex - Control of Posture and Movement
=> Lesions and Muscle Tone - Control of Posture and Movement
=> Vestibular Apparatus - Control of Posture and Movement
=> Motor System Lesions - Control of Posture and Movement
=> The Autonomic Nervous System
=> Age-Related Changes in the Nervous System
=> Bodyworkers and the Nervous System

Endocrine System


=> General Properties of Hormones
=> Control of Endocrine Glands
=> Hypothalamus - The Endocrine Glands
=> The Pituitary Gland (Hypophysis) - The Endocrine Glands
=> Thyroid Gland - The Endocrine Glands
=> Parathyroid Glands - The Endocrine Glands
=> Adrenal Glands - The Endocrine Glands
=> Pineal Gland - The Endocrine Glands
=> Endocrine Function of The Pancreas
=> The Endocrine Function of the Kidneys
=> The Endocrine Function of the Heart
=> Thymus gland - The Endocrine Glands
=> Digestive Tract - The Endocrine Glands
=> The Endocrine Function of Adipose Tissue
=> Age-Related Changes in the Endocrine System
=> Endocrine System and Massage

Reproductive System


=> Genetic Sex
=> Fetal Development
=> Puberty
=> Testis - Male Reproductive System
=> The Vas Deferens - Male Reproductive System
=> Accessory Glands - Male Reproductive System
=> Semen - Male Reproductive System
=> Penis - Male Reproductive System
=> Endocrine Function of the Testis
=> Ovaries - Female Reproductive System
=> The Uterine Tubes (Fallopiantubes; Oviduct) - Female Reproductive System
=> The Uterus - Female Reproductive System
=> The Vagina - Female Reproductive System
=> The External Genitalia - Female Reproductive System
=> The Menstrual Cycle - Female Reproductive System
=> The Physiology of Sexual Intercourse (In Brief) - Female Reproductive System
=> Contraception (Strategiesfor Birth Control) - Female Reproductive System
=> Development of The Fetus
=> Maternal Changes in Pregnancy
=> Labor - Pregnancy
=> Lactation - Pregnancy
=> Age-Related Changes in the Reproductive System
=> Massage and the Reproductive System

Cardiovascular System


=> Blood
=> Formation of Blood Cells
=> Red Blood Cells
=> Blood Types
=> White Blood Cells (Leukocytes)
=> Platelets
=> Hemostasis - Blood
=> The Clotting Mechanism - Blood
=> Anticlotting Mechanisms - Blood
=> Plasma - Blood
=> An Overview of Circulation in Heart
=> The Heart: Structure and Function
=> Cardiac Centers, Innervation of the Heart, and Factors Affecting Heart Rate
=> Blood Supply to the Heart
=> Cardiac Cycle - The Heart
=> Apex Beat, Arterial Pulse, Venous Pulse - The Heart
=> Factors Affecting Cardiac Output
=> Blood Vessels and Circulation
=> Structure And Function of Blood Vessels
=> Capillaries - Structure And Function of Blood Vessels
=> Venules and Veins - Structure And Function of Blood Vessels
=> Volume in Blood Vessels
=> Major Systemic Arteries
=> Systemic Veins
=> Dynamics of Blood Flow
=> Regulation of the Cardiovascular System
=> Compensatory Adjustment - Regulation of the Cardiovascular System
=> Effect of Aging on the Cardiovascular System
=> Massage and the Cardiovascular System

Lymphatic System


=> Body Fluid Compartments
=> The Lymphatic System
=> Functions of the Lymphatic System
=> Components of the Lymphatic System
=> Drainage Route of Lymph
=> Massage and the Lymphatic System
=> Lymphatic System Immunity
=> Nonspecific Immunity - Lymphatic System Immunity
=> Specific Immunity - Lymphatic System Immunity
=> Lymphocytes - Lymphatic System Immunity
=> Immunization - Lymphatic System Immunity
=> Abnormalities of the Immune System - Lymphatic System Immunity
=> The Lymphatic System, Immunity, and Aging
=> Basic Concepts of Health and Disease
=> General Causes of Disease
=> Infection and Infection Prevention
=> Pathways of Infection
=> Immunity and Massage

Respiratory System


=> Function of the Respiratory System
=> Upper Respiratory Tract - Anatomy of the Respiratory System
=> Lower Respiratory Tract - Anatomy of the Respiratory System
=> Anatomy of the Respiratory System
=> The Pulmonary Circulation - Anatomy of the Respiratory System
=> The Lungs - Anatomy of the Respiratory System
=> The Pleura - Anatomy of the Respiratory System
=> Mechanics of Respiration
=> External Respiration
=> Respiration Muscles
=> Breathing Patterns, Respiratory Volumes, and Capacities
=> Gas Exchange - Respiratory System
=> Transport of Gases - Respiratory System
=> Regulation of Respiration
=> Effect of Exercise on the Respiratory System
=> Effect of Cold on the Respiratory System
=> Effect of Aging on the Respiratory System
=> Respiratory System and Massage

Digestive System


=> Functions of Gastrointestinal System
=> Components of the Gastrointestinal System
=> Wall of the Digestive Tract
=> Peritoneum
=> Movement in the Digestive Tract
=> Factors Controlling Digestive Function
=> An Overview of Nutrition
=> Functions of Important Nutrients
=> Regulation of Food Intake
=> The Structure and Function of Individual Organs of the Digestive System
=> Mouth and Associated Structures - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Salivary Glands and Saliva - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Pharynx, Esophagus - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Stomach - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Small Intestine - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> The Pancreas - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> The liver - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Functions of the Liver
=> Gallbladder - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Absorption in the Small Intestine
=> Large Intestine - Structure and Function of Digestive System
=> Movement in the Colon and Defecation
=> Digestion and Absorption of Food in the Gut
=> Metabolism
=> Basal Metabolic Rate
=> Age-Related Changes in the Gastrointestinal System
=> The Gastrointestinal System and Bodywork

Urinary System


=> Functions of the Urinary System
=> Components of the Urinary System
=> The Kidneys
=> Nephron - The Kidneys
=> Urine Formation
=> Composition of Urine
=> Transportation and Elimination of Urine
=> Urination or Micturition
=> Age-Related Changes in the Genitourinary System
=> Bodyworkers and the Urinary System



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