Textbooks are available for purchase through university bookstores or Our tuition fees do not include the cost of books.

Required Textbooks (For recommended texts see individual course syllabi)

Required – Term 1 Approximate Cost Available at:
Atlas of Human Anatomy
5th Edition, 2010
Netter, F.
ISBN: 9781416059516
Clinically Oriented Anatomy
6th Edition, 201
Moore, K.
ISBN: 9780781775250
Code of Ethics & Standards of Practice
Ethics & Professionalism for Regulated Healthcare Professions, Massage Therapists’ Edition
Paiva, C.
ISBN: 9781897518755
Outcome-Based Massage
2nd Edition, 2008
Andrade, C. & Clifford, P.
ISBN: 9780781767606
Principles of Anatomy & Physiology
13th Edition, 2011
Tortora, G. & Derrickson, B.
ISBN: 9780470565100
Trail Guide to the Body
4th Edition, 2010
Biel, A.
ISBN: 9780982663400
Total Estimated Textbook Costs for Term 1 $506.00
Required – Term 2 Approximate Cost Available at:
Orthopedic Physical Assessment
5th Edition, 2007
Magee, D.
ISBN: 9780721605715
Pathophysiology, Concepts of Altered Health States, 1st Canadian Edition
Hannon, R., Pooler, C., Porth, C.M.
ISBN: 9781605477817
Therapeutic Exercise Foundations & Techniques
5th Edition, 2007
Kinser, C. & Colby, L.
ISBN: 9780803615847
Total Estimated Textbook Costs for Term 2 $276.00
Required – Term 3 Approximate Cost Available at:
Clinical Massage Therapy – Understanding, Assessing and Treating Over 70 Conditions, 2000
ISBN 0-96981777-1-1
Bylaws, Policies and Position Statements
Health Care Consent Act (HCCA) Download
Heat and Cold as Therapy, 1st Edition, 2006
Fowlie, L.
ISBN: 9780968525654
Making Sense of Research
2nd Edition, 2009
Brown Menard, M.
ISBN: 9780968525661
Massage Therapy Act Download
Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) Download
Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA) Download
Total Estimated Textbook Costs for Term 3 $225.00

No new books required for Term 4

Many of the science-based textbooks may be purchased from your local University bookstore, such as Dalhousie University (Halifax), University of Waterloo (Cambridge), and University of Toronto (Toronto).

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