Athletes Realize the Benefits of Sports
Sports Massage therapy is geared toward athletes of every kind, from world-class professionals to weekend walders. The particulars of the sports massage techniques are specific to the athlete’s sport. The particulars of the sports on areas of the body that are overused and stressed from repetitive and oten aggresive movements. Sports massage therapy is used to enhance pre-event preparation, as well as reduce the recovery time for maximum performance during training or after an event.
Learn How the Body Functions in
In Sports Massage, students gain a broad base of knowledge about how the body functions and performs in relation to repetitive sports and assorted stresses and injuries that can occur. Massage techniques are used in relation to these body areas to relieve stress and strengthen musculature. The proper use of sports massage is shown to have a positive effect in preventing injuries.
Thai-Issan’s Sports Massage Therapy Program Covers the Following Topics:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Injuries & Injury Prevention
- Trigger Point Therapies
- Exercise Science
Athletic Therapists Learn About
The science of exercise in relation to body function results in lack of trauma and improved performance, with less pain than is reported without massage. Athletic teams often employ at least one or more therapists to regularly treat team members, especially during peak performance events. Therapists learn to treat all degrees of athletes and stress-related damage or trauma, whether it is from repetitive walking, running, or other strenuous activity.
A Great Introduction to Physiology & Medicine
Instruction in sports massage may lead students to explore other areas of physiology or medicine in order to provide the most effective way to treat clients. Proactive use of sports massage can provide greater range of motion along with less restrictive and shocking injuries to the athlete’s body. Sports massage can provide a welcome respite from the often-grueling training and performance schedule many athletes have. The therapist may serve as a healing aid in many instances, providing added vitality to clients who have over-used all or portions of their body.