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Research: Lower Limb Compression and Sports Massage
November 20, 2010 – 12:12 pm | Comments Off
Research: Lower Limb Compression and Sports Massage

A study performed in the United Kingdom looked at the effects of lower limb compression tights and massage on the symptoms of exercise-induced muscle damage in women.  Test subjects performed 100 plyometric drop jump exercises …

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Living Fascia Video
November 12, 2010 – 6:28 am | Comments Off
Living Fascia Video

Here is a great, informative video showing fascial connections within the body.

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Research: Massage Induces Greater Range of Motion
July 25, 2010 – 7:26 am | Comments Off
Research: Massage Induces Greater Range of Motion

A recently published study performed brief (10 or 30 second) massage to the musculotendinous junction of the hamstrings in the research subjects and found a significant increase in hip flexion range of motion for both …

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Research: Effects of Massage after Exercise
November 13, 2009 – 6:11 am | Comments Off
Research: Effects of Massage after Exercise

In a study published in the Journal of Alternative Medicine (2008), researchers found that a 40 minute myofascial massage after high-intensity exercise caused a significant decrease in both EMG amplitude and vigor when compared with …

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