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Understanding Sports Massage
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Human Kinetics
Publication date February 1, 1996
Pages 125
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780873229760
ISBN-10 0873229762
Dimensions 0.50 by 8.75 by 11.25 in.
Weight 0.85 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $29.00
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Summaries and Reviews description: Product Description: Massage can enhance athletes' conditioning and performance, reduce injury potential and aid injury rehabilitaion. This text offers information on how to use massage in any sports setting and focus on these topics: the theoretical basis for sports massage; various applications of massage for athletes - restorative, event-related and maintenance; massage and adjunct techniques; the effects of each technique; tips on giving massage; how to set up a sports massage programme; contra-indications and cautions. Featuring more than 60 illustrations of sports massage techniques, the text guides readers through the finer points of planning and giving a massage, including: body mechanics; palpation; technique selection; movement qualitites such as rhythm and pacing; the massage routine.

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2 edition from Human Kinetics (November 30, 2004)
9780736054577 | details & prices | 155 pages | 8.50 × 10.75 × 0.50 in. | 1.05 lbs | List price $56.00
About: Updated and invigorated, Understanding Sports Massage, Second Edition, provides readers with an understanding of the fundamental theory and practical basis for using sports massage to keep athletes in top shape, recover from injuries, and improve performance.
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from Human Kinetics (February 1, 1996)
9780873229760 | details & prices | 125 pages | 8.75 × 11.25 × 0.50 in. | 0.85 lbs | List price $29.00
About: Massage can enhance athletes' conditioning and performance, reduce injury potential and aid injury rehabilitaion.

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