List of Major Books Authored or Edited
by R. C. Schafer, DC, PhD, FICC
Publishers are listed in parenthesis and * = Best Seller
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Applied Physiotherapy (with P.A. Jaskoviak), eds 1-2 (ACA)
Basic Chiropractic Paraprofessional Manual (ACA)
Basic Chiropractic Procedural Manual, eds 1-5 (ACA) *
Basic Principles of Chiropractic: Neuroscience Foundation (ACA)
The Chiropractic Assistant (American Chiropractic Association) *
Chiropractic Health Care, eds 1-4 (FCER)
Chiropractic Management of Extraspinal Articular Disorders (ACA)
Chiropractic Mgmt. of Sports & Recreational Injuries, eds 1-2 (Williams & Wilkins) *
Chiropractic Physical and Spinal Diagnosis (ACAPress)
Clinical Biomechanics: Musculoskeletal Actions/Reactions, eds 1-2 (Williams & Wilkins)
Clinical Chiropractic: Management of Pain and Disability (Motion Palpation Institute)
Clinical Malpractice (National Chiropractic Mutual Insurance Company) *
Developing a Chiropractic Practice (American Chiropractic Association)
Motion Palpation and Chiropractic Technic: Principles (Motion Palpation Institute) *
Opportunities in Chiropractic Careers, eds 1-4 (Nat'l Textbook Co) *
Physical Diagnosis: Procedures and Methodology (ACA)
Symptomatology and Differential Diagnosis (ACA)
1968 Transactions of Space Medicine: International Congress (SW Research Institute)
The Body Speaks (published by author)
Born to Be Great (Educational Motivation Systems, Inc)
Business Success Dynamics (Strategic Leadership Systems, Ltd)
Gentle Art of High-Pressure Persuasion (Behavioral Research Foundation)
Guidelines to Successful Professional Meetings (Am. Chiropractic Assn.)
Leadership Success Dynamics (Strategic Leadership Systems, Ltd)
Magic of Self-Actualization (Behavioral Research Foundation) *
Management by Objectives (Paraclete Arts/Publications)
Propaganda: Strategies & Effects on Mass Thinking (Paraclete Publications)
Psycho-Matics: Management Through Motivation (Paraclete Publications)
Science of Motivational Management (Success Associates International, Inc)
Science of Motivational Marketing (Success Associates International, Inc)
Strategic Motivational Leadership (International Motivation Systems, Inc)
The Target-Minded Manager (Paraclete Arts/Publications)
U. S. Postal Service Training Manual (Educational Motivation Systems, Inc)
First DC to be published by a major medical publishing company. His first-entry, a "best seller," concerning the management of sports and recreational injuries opened this market to multiple chiropractic authors thereafter.
Standardized chiropractic diagnostic protocols in Basic Chiropractic Procedural Manual, ed 1, American Chiropractic Association, 1974.
Coined the term "subluxation complex" to describe the multitude implications of a subluxation-fixation.
Developed for the ACA the first editions of the booklets "Chiropractic State of the Art" and "ACA Policies on Public Health and Related Matters." While ACA director of Public Affairs (1973---1979), he developed to enhance public awareness over 20 new works explaining chiropractic principles and ACA resolutions.
In early 1979, appointed courier of vital data to attorney George McAndrews re: the Wilk, et al, case.
Consultant to World Book Encyclopedia (on chiropractic health care)
Consultant to National Textbook Company (re: chiropractic education)
Fellow, International College of Chiropractors (1974)
Consultant to Who's Who in Chiropractic
Founding member, Association for the History of Chiropractic (1980)
Presidential Award (ACA) for outstanding contributions to the profession (1992)
Dynamic Chiropractic Certificate of Journalistic Appreciation (1988)
Dynamic Chiropractic Special Journalist Award (1989)
Board of Directors (ACA) Outstanding Service Recognition (1974)
Served as managing editor of the NY State Chiropractic Journal and as a member of the Board of Directors for the state chiropractic association during the 1950s.