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Treating Muscle Cramps
October 25, 2012 – 9:45 am | Comments Off
Treating Muscle Cramps

Please check out my blog post on how to effectively treat muscle cramps over at the Massage Magazine Sports Massage Blog!  Hint:  It is not just stretching the muscle…
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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 PNF on Knee Movement Sensation
June 5, 2010 – 5:31 am | Comments Off
Research:  Effects of PNF on Knee Movement Sensation

In the April, 2010 issue of Strength and Conditioning Research, researchers evaluated the ability of the test subjects to identify the change in passive flexion or extension to their knee after a session of either …

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Post-Event Sports Massage
February 27, 2010 – 7:04 am | Comments Off
Post-Event Sports Massage

(Originally posted on massagenews.org:  http://massagenews.org/sports.html)
In a previous article, I discussed the pre-event and inter-event sports massage. In this article, I will continue the path to cover the post-event sports massage.
Sports massage involves the application of …

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Sports Massage at the NCAA Track Championships
June 10, 2009 – 11:41 am | One Comment
Sports Massage at the NCAA Track Championships

Greetings from the NCAA Championships!
I have been invited to provide sports massage this week for the University of Michigan Track & Field athletes at this year’s NCAA championships (my 5th championship trip).  The location changes …

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