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Therapeutic massage in athletics

Author: Patricia A Archer
Publisher: Philadelphia : Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, ©2007.
Series: LWW massage therapy & bodywork educational series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This textbook on sports massage was created specifically for massage therapists, certified athletic trainers, and physical therapists who work with athletes. The author is an experienced massage therapy and athletic training educator and practitioner, and provides instruction on how to apply clinical massage techniques to athletes. The text is uniquely focused on the use and integration of basic sports massage,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia A Archer
ISBN: 0781742692 9780781742696
OCLC Number: 64067665
Description: xiv, 312 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Introduction to massage therapy --
Sports massage --
Cardiovascular and lymphatic systems --
The neuromuscular system --
The myofascial network --
The physiology of healing --
Lymphatic facilitation techniques --
Neuromuscular techniques --
Myofascial techniques --
Massage for sports events --
Maintenance massage --
Evaluation: identifying problems and assessing needs --
Treatment massage --
Common therapeutic modalities in sports health care.
Series Title: LWW massage therapy & bodywork educational series.
Responsibility: Pat Archer.
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Useful for massage therapists, athletic trainers, and physical therapists who work with athletes, this textbook on sports massage provides instruction on how to apply clinical massage techniques to  Read more...

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