Advanced-Body-Mechanics

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1. The NCBTMB requires that we put your home address on your transcript. Please enter it in the box below. Don't worry, we will not mail you anything or give it to anyone else.
2. What is meant by body mechanics?
3. What is the primary tool of a massage therapist?
4. What is a possible effect of using improper body mechanics?
5. What is meant by the term energy economics as detailed in this course?
6. What is Newton’s Third Law of Motion?
7. What injuries could result from using poor body mechanics?
8. According to the course, our energy is what kind of resource?
9. How can taking time to relax before and after our massages improve our own health?
10. Why should a massage therapist pay attention to their breathing during a massage?
11. How can you use your body weight in a massage?
12. What could happen if your table is too high?
13. Which direction should your feet be pointing during a massage?
14. How should weight be dispersed to your feet during a massage?
15. Why is using proper footwork important for a massage therapist?
16. What should a massage therapist do with their shoulders during a massage?
17. What two stances are the most commonly used in the Swedish Massage?
18. Why is Newton’s Third Law important to massage therapist?
19. What does the term joint stacking mean?
20. If you are pressing down on a clients back, where is force being exerted?
21. What bad habit can cause you to perspire more, tire quickly and be physically weaker during a massage?

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