Sports And Exercise Massage: Comprehensive Care For Athletics, Fitness, And Rehabilitation

Hardcover | February 20, 2013

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Providing guidelines for applying massage to amateur and professional athletes,Sports & Exercise Massage: Comprehensive Care in Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition helps you address the challenges of treating clients involved in sports, physical fitness, rehabilitation, and exercise. In-depth coverage describes common patterns for sports activities, such as running and throwing, and uses the principles of massage to focus on assessment techniques, indications, contraindications, and outcome goals. This edition includes a new chapter on stretching, hundreds of full-color photos of techniques, and an Evolve companion website with step-by-step videos demonstrating sports massage applications. Written by noted educator and massage therapy expert Sandy Fritz, this resource provides the proven massage techniques you need to manage common exercise and sports injuries and syndromes.

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Providing guidelines for applying massage to amateur and professional athletes,Sports & Exercise Massage: Comprehensive Care in Athletics, Fitness, & Rehabilitation, 2nd Edition helps you address the challenges of treating clients involved in sports, physical fitness, rehabilitation, and exercise. In-depth coverage describes common pat...

Sandy Fritz, MS, LMT is the Owner, Director, and Head Educator of the Health Enrichment Center, Inc., School of Therapeutic Massage. Also in private practice for almost 30 years, Sandy works with a diverse clientele, dealing with everything from stress management massage to physician-referred rehabilitative care upon physician referral...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:472 pages, 10.88 × 8.5 × 0.98 inPublished:February 20, 2013Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:032308382X

ISBN - 13:9780323083829

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Table of Contents

Preface
UNIT ONE: THEORY AND APPLICATION OF EXERCISE AND ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
1. The World of Sports and Exercise Massage
2. What is Sports Massage
3. Evidence for Sports Massage Benefit
4. Kinesiology
5. Fitness First
6. Sport-Specific Movement
7. Nutritional Support and Banned Substances
8. Influences of the Mind and Body
UNIT TWO: SPORTS MASSAGE: THEORY AND APPLICATION
9. Indications and Cautions
10. Assessment for Sports Massage and Physical Rehabilitation Application
11. Review of Massage Methods
12. StretchingNEW!
13. Focused Massage Application
14. Unique Circumstances and Adjunct Therapies
UNIT THREE: SPORT INJURY
15. Injury in General
16. Pain Management
17. Common Categories of Injury
18. Medical Treatment for Injury
19. Systemic Illness and Disorders
20. Injury by Area
UNIT FOUR: CASE STUDIES
21. Case Studies
Glossary
Index