The Complete Guide to Sports Massage 4th edition (Complete Guides) (Paperback)

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The Complete Guide to Sports Massage 4th edition (Complete Guides) (Paperback)


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Highly illustrated and fully updated, the 4th edition of this popular guide to sports massage is packed with jargon-free information and practical tips explaining key principles and techniques.

The Complete Guide to Sports Massage, 4th edition
is a comprehensive, practical handbook. This is the 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.

Tim Paine is currently registrar for Sports Therapy UK, a university senior lecturer, senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and consultant to the Vocational Training Charitable Trust (VTCT). He has been practising and teaching sports therapy for over 20 years, working with a wide range of clients and elite athletes, as well as at major sporting events.
Product Details ISBN: 9781399403061
ISBN-10: 1399403060
Publisher: Bloomsbury Sport
Publication Date: June 13th, 2023
Pages: 240
Language: English
Series: Complete Guides