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Massage for Sport Performance - Michael McGillicuddy

Massage for Sport Performance

Paperback

Published: 14th December 2010
For Ages: 18+ years old
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Train harder, recover quickly, and improve performance Today's top athletes rely on sport massage to stay healthy, at the top of their game, and a step ahead of the competition. With Massage for Sport Performance, you can too.

In this special book and DVD package, renowned sport massage therapist Michael McGillicuddy demonstrates the same techniques he has used to train and prepare the world's elite track and field athletes for Olympic competition. "Massage" "for Sport Performance "will show you how to

- perform both self-massage and partner-assisted massage;

- administer the most effective routines for pre- and postcompetition;

- stretch, warm up, and activate primary muscles;

- treat critical muscle groups for elevated performance;

- speed recovery; and

- minimize injury, pain, and fatigue.

Throughout you'll also find advice, tips, and variations for specific sports as well as massage recommendations for basketball, running, track and field, soccer, and swimming.

With step-by-step instruction, photo sequences, and video demonstrations of the primary techniques, "Massage for Sport" "Performance" is the definitive guide for players, coaches, and athletes alike.

DVD Contentsp. vii
Key to Musclesp. viii
Preparing for Massagep. 1
Introduction to Sport Massagep. 3
Sport Massage Equipmentp. 17
Getting to Know the Musclesp. 31
Preevent Massage Planningp. 49
Postevent Massage Planningp. 57
Applying Massage Techniquesp. 65
Stretchingp. 67
Pre- and Postevent Massagep. 91
Recovery Massagep. 119
Sport-Specific Treatmentsp. 149
Indexp. 177
About the Authorp. 181
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ISBN: 9780736083010
ISBN-10: 0736083014
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 14th December 2010
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.5