Perform at the highest level with this iPad-compatible book with video. The 41 video clips accompanied by 45 photos demonstrate massage techniques for deep-tissue pain relief, injury rehabilitation, and speedy muscle recuperation. Purchase Sport Massage, iPad Version With Video from Apple’s App Store by clicking on the iTunes button to the right.
Train harder, recover quickly, and improve performance! Today’s top athletes rely on sport massage to stay healthy, at the top of their game, and a step ahead of the competition. With Sport Massage, iPad Version With Video, you can too.
In this special iPad edition, renowned sport massage therapist Michael McGillicuddy demonstrates the same techniques he has used to train and prepare the world’s elite track and field athletes for Olympic competition combining over 80 video clips and photos. Sport Massage will show you how to
perform several massage techniques;
administer the most effective routines for pre- and postcompetition;
stretch, warm up, and activate primary muscles;
treat critical muscle groups for elevated performance;
speed recovery; and
minimize injury, pain, and fatigue.
Throughout you’ll also find advice, tips, and variations for specific sports as well as specific massage recommendations for basketball, running, cycling, football, golf, tennis, baseball, soccer, and swimming. With step-by-step instruction and video demonstrations of the primary techniques and some of the sport-specific treatments, Sport Massage iPad Version With Video is the definitive guide for players, coaches, and athletes alike.
Chapter 1. Introduction to Sport Massage
Chapter 2. Sport Massage Equipment
Chapter 3. Getting to Know the Muscles
Chapter 4. Preevent Massage Planning
Chapter 5. Postevent Massage Planning
Chapter 6. Stretching
Chapter 7. Pre- and Postevent Massage
Chapter 8. Recovery Massage
Chapter 9. Sport-Specific Treatments
Michael McGillicuddy is a sports massage certified massage therapist and a sought-after professional in his field. He has worked with numerous elite athletes and at national competitions for the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP), the U.S. Figure Skating Association, U.S. Fencing, and at the Atlanta Olympic Games.
McGillicuddy graduated from the Florida School of Massage Therapy and is an approved provider for the Florida State Board of Massage Therapy and the national certification for massage and bodywork. His education has been shaped by leading sport massage therapists, including Benny Vaughn, Jack Meagher, Aaron Mattes, and Rich Phaigh.
McGillicuddy owns the Central Florida School of Massage Therapy in Winter Park, Florida, where he teaches and practices sport massage. He lives in Orlando, Florida.
“Michael McGillicuddy offers clear and organized information for results-oriented outcomes.”
Benny Vaughn LMT, ATC, CSCS -- Athletic Therapy Center, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
“From pre- and postevent massage to injury prevention, assessment, and treatment, athletes—and therapists—will benefit from the breadth and depth of Sport Massage.”
Leslie A. Young, PhD -- Editor in Chief, Massage & Bodywork Magazine