Features 130 full-colour photos that guide you through the essentials of sports massage. This title provides information of foundation massage techniques within sports massage. It also helps you learn how to use advanced working positions in prone, supine, side-lying and sitting orientations to address each muscle group.
Containing over 160 photos, this title presents a step by step overview of essential massage techniques. Covering different body areas and client working positions, it provides students and practising therapists with advice, suggestions on how to communicate technical terms to your clients.
Ideal for both students and professionals, this detailed guide helps readers understand and apply STR and trigger point therapy to maximise patient treatment and rehabilitation. With detailed instruction accompanied by numerous photos, readers gain proficiency and confidence in applying these techniques.
Muscle testing - A Concise Manual, provides a reference for understanding how structure relates to function, and how by knowing function we can learn structural configurations.
The book summarises the key anatomical facts and figures, give methods for muscle testing by several techniques, and provides clinically useful information to supplement the tests.
Back Exercise explores the anatomy and movement of the spine and offers exercises that stabilize, mobilize, and reduce back pain. Low back pain, disc bulge and herniation, spondylolisthesis, stenosis, and spinal surgeries are discussed, along with guidelines for safety and self-assessment.
Covers a wide range of sports injuries from head to toe, looking at cause, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation. This reference book allows professionals to reach a quick working diagnosis and provides a guide to managing the problem.
A resource offering quick access to common problems found on the ward or in the clinic, this text provides comprehensive and concise evidence-based information on diagnosing and treating sports injuries.
suitable for those in sports medicine, exercise science, and health and fitness, this manual summarizes recommended procedures for exercise testing and exercise prescription in healthy and diseased individuals. It presents the knowledge, skills, and abilities (KSAs) that must be mastered by candidates for all ACSM certifications.