Complete Guide to Sports Massage, The

Complete Guide to Sports Massage, The

Book Title: Complete Guide to Sports Massage, The

Author: Michael Mcgillicuddy

Format: Paperback | 224 pages

Publication Date: 28 Jul 2015

ISBN-13: 9781472912329

The Complete Guide to Sports Massage, 3rd edition is a comprehensive, practical handbook. Now with additional photography and the latest techniques, this is a must-have guide for students of sports therapy and anyone wanting a performance advantage.

Sports massage is the skilled manipulation of soft tissue for: the relief and treatment of muscle soreness and pain; the maintenance of muscle balance and improved flexibility; and enhanced rehabilitation from injury. Packed with jargon-free information, this fully updated guide includes step-by-step photography and detailed text explaining the principles and techniques of massage; injury management and post-massage care; as well as practical guidance on working at a sports event.