Ny bok 2011: Integrated sports massage therapy

Nyheten publicerad | 2013-08-21

Ny bok 2011: Integrated sports massage therapy. Författare Anders Jelvéus. Med bidrag av Kristjan Oddsson från GIH.

Integrated Sports Massage Therapy is a highly illustrated evidence-based handbook which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports-related situation.

Anders Jelveus explains and applies effective techniques from a variety of disciplines of manual therapy, ranging from commonly used sports massage strokes to more advanced concepts for real-life effective sports massage treatments. The presented techniques serve as a great addition for any therapist seeking to work with athletes, and are suitable for pre-event, post-event, inter-event, and in remedial sports massage therapy.

This unique book offers a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including:

  • Sports massage history
  • Basic sports massage strokes and work postures
  • Sports massage applications
  • Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines
  • Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations
  • Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques
  • Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups
  • Positional Release Techniques (PRT)
  • Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications
  • Myofascial release techniques
  • Connective tissue massage
  • Lymphatic drainage massage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point etiology and treatment techniques
  • Sports injuries
  • Athletic taping
  • Remedial Sports massage applications
  • Athletic self massage techniques.

 The book is suitable for all manual therapy students and practitioners, whether novice or advanced, including massage therapists, physical therapists, osteopaths, chiropractors, naprapaths, naturopaths and acupuncturists.

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Anders Jelvéus

Kristjan Oddsson, GIH