Table of Contents

1 Sports massage, an introduction

2 Work postures and hand placements

3 Sports massage applications

4 Examples of event-based sports massage treatments

5 Sports massage applications for different sports

6 Soft tissue stretching in sports massage

7 Applied stretches to common muscle groups

8 Positional release techniques applied in sports massage

9 Acupressure and Tui-Na in sports massage

10 Myofascial release techniques and connective tissue massage

11 Myofascial Pain Syndrome - myofascial trigger points

12 Sports injuries

13 Taping

14 Soft tissue treatment techniques for maintenance and remedial sports massage

15 Self massage and myofascial release techniques for the athlete

Details

No. of pages:
272
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Churchill Livingstone
Print ISBN:
9780443101267
Electronic ISBN:
9780702045639