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Sports Massage

Sports Massage

by Jari Ylinen, Mel Cash
     
 

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Sports therapy has made huge advances in recent years and is no longer the preserve of the professional athlete.More and more people who take part in sport at all levels are seeking treatment from masseurs and other therapists for injury or the fatigue that follows intensive training. This landmark book is the first to set out in full the techniques and routines

Overview

Sports therapy has made huge advances in recent years and is no longer the preserve of the professional athlete.More and more people who take part in sport at all levels are seeking treatment from masseurs and other therapists for injury or the fatigue that follows intensive training. This landmark book is the first to set out in full the techniques and routines involved in sports massage, as well as guidance on the treatment of specific injuries related to various sports.

This book explains how sports massage improves and speeds up a sportsman's recovery from training, which sports injuries can be effectively treated by massage, and how quickly it can be applied.Based on sound medical principles, and with over 200 specially commissioned photographs and illustrations, Sports Massage sets out the skills and techniques of sports massage for physiotherapists, coaches, trainers and keen sportsmen themselves.Also included are sections on stretching, self-massage, Shiatsu and acupressure.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781448117413
Publisher:
Ebury Publishing
Publication date:
11/30/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
168
File size:
4 MB

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Meet the Author

Jari Ylinden MD, DO is an acupuncturist (Nanjing College of traditional Chinese Medicine) and remedial masseur.He runs a private practice specialising in sports injuries and disorders of the locomotor system, and is a consultant at the physiotherapy department of Ostanlid Hospital, Finland.

Mel Cash BA, LCSP (assoc) has been a massage therapist since 1985, and has become one of the world's leading authorities in the subject through his books.He is the principal tutor of the London School of Sports Massage, and is a lecturer in anatomy and physiology at the University of Westminster.His books include Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy, and Pocket Atlas of the Moving Body.


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