What is sports massage?
It is the manual physical medium that treats the athlete to improve performance and prevent injuries.
The sports massage consists of a series of maneuvers that carry out as a method of preparation for the tissues, as for the treatment of post-competition tissues and for the control of the tissues between each sport activity.
The aim of the sports massage is:
- Optimize muscle performance
- Prevent injury
- Find injuries
- Support in the treatment of injuries
- Fight fatigue
- Increase work capacity
This specific type of massage works by activating the circulation of fluids, accelerating the elimination of waste, toxins and other waste materials, as well as increasing the oxygenation of the muscle.
The moment in which the massage is carried out to the athlete is very important since it favors the concentration, the introspection and the emotionality of the athlete for the competition. read about Relaxing Massage
The athlete requires that his body is at its maximum to choose to win in a sport, sports massage, it is at this point of great utility to achieve apart from the therapeutic effect, the contribution of confidence and safety that every athlete needs to win a test. But for this, the massage should be performed by a professional in the science of Physical Therapy.