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The Complete Guide To Sports Massage

Author : Tim Paine
ISBN : 9781472912763
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 77.39 MB
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The Complete Guide to Sports Massage, 3rd edition is a comprehensive, practical handbook. Now with additional photography and the latest techniques, this is a 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.
Category: Health & Fitness

The Complete Guide To Sports Training

Author : John Shepherd
ISBN : 9781408195406
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 23.95 MB
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The Complete Guide to Sports Training is the definitive practical resource for anyone wishing to improve their performance and for coaches looking to get the best out of their athletes. It demystifies sports science and provides athletes and coaches with the basic building blocks they need to maximise performance. Starting with the basics and progressing to the specific elements all athletes need - speed, endurance and power - this invaluable handbook explains the theory in simple, easy-to-understand terms before discussing the most effective training methods and techniques, as well as giving guidance on developing a training plan, sports psychology and training younger and older athletes. This is the first time such a wealth of sports science knowledge has been available in one book and written in such an accessible style, and should become the sports training handbook for athletes, coaches and sports science students.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide To Sports Injuries

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781408196090
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 88.19 MB
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This new addition to the well-known Complete Guide series will become an instant classic and essential introduction for physiotherapy students or any fitness professional dealing with sports injuries. Written by leading physiotherapist and successful author Chris Norris, this book covers the background into the structure and function of an area, the key signs for recognising symptoms and how to treat injuries with massage, taping and hot/cold techniques. Fully illustrated and packed with photography ranging from exercises to massages to suit specific injuries, it outlines the correct position and technique. The physiology is clearly illustrated and taping methods are clearly explained step-by-step. Perfect for the non-specialist providing essential management for sports injuries, this book also includes sections on simple self massage, healing timeframes, a treatment toolbox and strategies on structuring rehabilitation effectively.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Guide To Exercise Therapy

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781408193785
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 24.80 MB
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A new title in the Complete Guide series - Exercise Therapy will perfectly complement the Complete Guide to Sports Injuries and the Complete Guide to Clinical Massage. Dr Christopher M. Norris clearly explains the theory and the book is packed with practical therapies and demonstrations of good practice. Exercise therapy concentrates on prescribing exercise as a form of rehabilitation when recovering from an injury. Exercise therapy is mainly concerned with injuries people have suffered, perhaps during sporting endeavour.
Category: Health & Fitness

A Practical Guide To The Self Management Of Musculoskeletal Pain In Dental Professionals

Author : James Tang
ISBN : 9781527516816
Genre : Medical
File Size : 53.9 MB
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Dental professionals spend their working lives in stressful environments and in awkward postures, with resultant musculoskeletal problems. While there are numerous books on musculoskeletal pain, there is nothing specific for dental professionals on the holistic approach to the self-management of musculoskeletal conditions. This book is a practical guide; it combines all the different modalities in a logical and systematic programme, firstly by recognising the possible causes of your predicament, and secondly by effectively managing it to prevent recurrence.
Category: Medical

Massage For Sport Performance

Author : Michael McGillicuddy
ISBN : 9780736083010
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 25.90 MB
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Perform at the highest level withMassage for Sport Performance. This book and DVD demonstrate self-massage and partner massage for deep-tissue pain relief, injury rehabilitation, and speedy muscle recuperation. Optimal performance and quick relief are readily available with pre- and postevent massages, recovery massages, and spot treatments.
Category: Health & Fitness

Complete Guide To Sports Injuries

Author : Henry Winter Griffith
ISBN : UOM:39015026031420
Genre : Sports
File Size : 67.8 MB
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This newly revised and updated edition of the classic, authoritative guide features information on almost 200 athletic and exercise injuries, 75 of the common illnesses that often affect athletes, and an illustrated section on rehabilitation.
Category: Sports

The Complete Guide To Clinical Massage

Author : Christopher M. Norris
ISBN : 9781408181447
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 52.31 MB
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This is an enhanced edition. A practical guide to a burgeoning specialist area for fitness professionals and physiotherapists. A comprehensive guide to clinical massage techniques, tackled in Chris Norris's clear and accessible style. Packed with photographs and clear descriptions. The e-book version also contains video clips showing the massage techniques in action. From the tools of the trade to how to use techniques most effectively on patients this is a must have guide for all trainee and practising masseuses, physiotherapists, sports therapists and fitness professionals.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Sports Exercise Massage

Author : Sandy Fritz
ISBN : UOM:39015062410462
Genre : Medical
File Size : 70.23 MB
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Accompanying DVD features nearly two hours of video fottage that illustrates the proper technique for specific massage applications.
Category: Medical

Clinical Massage In The Healthcare Setting E Book

Author : Sandy Fritz
ISBN : 9780323070690
Genre : Medical
File Size : 33.39 MB
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Covering advanced massage therapy skills, this practical resource prepares you to work with medical professionals in a clinical setting, such as a hospital, hospice, long-term care, or other health-related practice. It discusses the many skills you need to succeed in this environment, helping you become a contributing member of an integrated team. Also covered are the essentials of clinical massage, such as indications and contraindications, review of massage methods, range of motion testing, SOAP note documentation, and a massage therapy general protocol. Case studies show how a multidisciplinary approach applies to real-world clients. By coordinating your work with other health professionals, you can enhance patient care in any clinical setting! Includes a DVD with: Two hours of video showing specific applications, featuring author Sandy Fritz. A complete general protocol for massage. State-of-the-art animations depicting biologic functions and medical procedures. 700 full-color illustrations accompany procedures, concepts, and techniques. An integrated healthcare approach covers the healthcare environment and the skills necessary to be a contributing member of an integrated healthcare team. A research-based focus emphasizes research, clinical reasoning, and outcome-based massage application — for effective massage application in conjunction with healthcare intervention. A complete general protocol provides a guide to treating disorders and maintaining wellness, with recommendations for positioning and interventions, using a step-by-step sequence that can easily be modified to meet a patient's specific needs. A palliative protocol helps you temporarily relieve a patient's symptoms of disorders or diseases. Case studies focus on outcome-based massage for individuals with multiple health issues, detailing assessment, medical intervention, justification for massage, and session documentation. Coverage of advanced massage therapy skills and decision-making skills includes specific themes for effective massage application, allowing you to consolidate massage treatment based on the main outcomes — useful when working with individuals with multiple pathologies or treatment needs. A discussion of aromatherapy provides safe recommendations for the use of essential oils in conjunction with massage, to promote healing of the body and mind. Descriptions of illness and injury include relevant anatomy/physiology/pathophysiology, as well as strategies and massage applications to use for pain management, immune support, stress management, chronic illness, and post-surgical needs. Coverage of insurance and reimbursement issues relates to you as a massage professional. Strategies for general conditions such as substance abuse, mental health, orthopedic injury, and cardiovascular disorders help you specialize in clinical massage. Expert authors provide knowledge in research, massage therapy in healthcare, and manual therapies. Learning resources include chapter outlines, chapter learning objectives, key terms, and workbook-style exercises. A companion Evolve website includes: PubMed links to research supporting best practices and justification for massage application. More information on topics such as insurance, pharmacology, and nutrition. More information on anatomy and physiology and other subjects. A comprehensive glossary with key terms and some audio pronunciations.
Category: Medical