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July 29, 1933

Text-Book of Massage and Remedial Gymnastics.

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By L. L. Despard. With two chapters contributed by Hester S. Angover, Sister-In-Charge of the Massage Department, Guy's Hospital, London. Third edition. Cloth. Price, $6. Pp. 474, with 222 illustrations. New York: Oxford University Press, 1932.

JAMA. 1933;101(5):395. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740300063045

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The first part is devoted to the principles of elementary anatomy and physiology necessary to students of the technic of physical therapy. The theory and practice of massage are thoroughly considered in the second part. Swedish remedial gymnastics, the reeducation of muscles and other exercises are given in detail. The book is well illustrated throughout. It is an excellent textbook for physical therapy technicians.

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