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Understanding Sports Massage By Patricia J. Benjamin

Understanding Sports Massage by Patricia J. Benjamin

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Summary

Massage can enhance athletes' conditioning and performance, reduce injury potential and aid injury rehabilitaion. This text offers information on how to use massage in any sports setting.

Understanding Sports Massage Summary

Understanding Sports Massage by Patricia J. Benjamin

Massage can enhance athletes' conditioning and performance, reduce injury potential and aid injury rehabilitaion. This text offers information on how to use massage in any sports setting and focus on these topics: the theoretical basis for sports massage; various applications of massage for athletes - restorative, event-related and maintenance; massage and adjunct techniques; the effects of each technique; tips on giving massage; how to set up a sports massage programme; contra-indications and cautions. Featuring more than 60 illustrations of sports massage techniques, the text guides readers through the finer points of planning and giving a massage, including: body mechanics; palpation; technique selection; movement qualitites such as rhythm and pacing; the massage routine.

Table of Contents

Introduction to sports massage; techniques and basic skills; restorative massage; sports massage at athletic events; maintenance massage; planning and giving sports massage; implementing a sports massage programme.

Additional information

GOR002933362
9780873229760
0873229762
Understanding Sports Massage by Patricia J. Benjamin
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Human Kinetics Publishers
1996-03-31
136
N/A
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