Author Claudio Zimaglia
Sports massage and complementary techniques provides the theoretical and practical basis for the application of the basic manoeuvres of the massage combined with complementary techniques, such as joint mobilization, muscle lengthening or stretching myofascial.
In the book, after an interesting excursus on the history of massage, we continue by investigating aspects of anatomy and physiology, and muscle pathology: the first part of the book culminates with the description of the principles, mechanisms of action, properties, indications and manual skill of the sports massage.
The second part of the book, very hands on and rich in photographic sequences, is dedicated to the techniques applied, and is divided into various areas of the body: this division is set by combining the basic manoeuvres of the sports massage the complementary techniques of joint mobilization and stretching.
The volume is accompanied by a DVD that shows footage from the real sequences practices so you can analyze in the best way, the gesture techniques during the execution of massage.
Volume in the format 21 x 27 cm
DVD with footage from the real sequences practice
Richly illustrated in full color