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Author King, Robert K., 1948-

Title Performance massage / Robert K. King
Published Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, [1993]
©1993

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Description x, 150 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Before you begin: some guidelines for learning performance massage -- Chapter 1-Introducing performance massage -- Chapter 2-Performance massage: just right for active people -- Chapter 3-When to use performance massage -- Chapter 4-Preparing for performance massage -- Chapter 5-Techniques of performance massage -- Chapter 6-Head-to-toe-massage sequence -- Appendix A-Resources -- Appendix B-Anatomical information -- Index
Summary "Robert King, former national president of the American Massage Therapy Association uses over 150 color photos and step-by-step instructions to explain basic massage therapy for athletes, dancers, and other physically active people... [This book] features a unique combination of muscle stretching and high-impact massage techniques; teaches simple, specific skills; applies direct pressure to muscles just beneath the skin so lubricants are not needed, and allows the recipient to remain clothed." -- BOOK JACKET
Analysis Massage
Massage
Muscle
Sport
Technique
Notes Cover subtitle: Muscle care for physically active people
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142) and index
Subject Athletes.
Massage therapy.
Massage.
Sports.
Massage -- methods.
Sports.
LC no. 92012303
ISBN 0873223950
Other Titles Massage
Massage