The Benefits Of Sports Massage
Many different movements and techniques are used in sports massage. Examples of these techniques include: effleurage (stroking), petrissage (kneading), compression, friction, tapotement (rhythmic striking), vibration, gliding, stretching, percussion and triggering points.
These movements and techniques are used to try and help the athletes body achieve maximum performance and physical conditioning with a decreased chance of injury or pain and a quicker recovery.
With all professional sports teams now using massage prior to matches, during and in recovery, massage is an essential part of an athletes days schedule. many amateur athletes are now also extending their careers or competing at higher levels due to massage intervention and support.
Germa has real passion for this aspect of her work and has furthered her study to attain both sports massage and injury prevention qualifications.
- Diploma Sports Massage
- Diploma Injury Prevention
- Certificate Hot Stone Massage