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Understanding Sports Massage By Patricia J. Benjamin

Understanding Sports Massage

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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.

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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.

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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.

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GOR011062678
Understanding Sports Massage by Patricia J. Benjamin
Patricia J. Benjamin
Used - Like New
Paperback
Human Kinetics Publishers
1996-03-31
136
0873229762
9780873229760
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins.