Sports massage is a standard technique for athletes and an integral part of their training process in any sport.It helps to recover after heavy trainings and also prepares a person for competition.
Types of sports massage
There are following types of sport massage:
preparatory. It is prescribed before competitions or training. The main goal is to increase the athlete's physical capabilities before exercise;
restorative. Held after all competitions and performances, it is necessary to relax muscles after heavy physical exertion. Allows to achieve improvement of results in the future;
intermediate. Performed during competitions, helps the athlete to recover faster.
You can make an appointment for a sports massage in UNIVERSUM.CLINIC using the indicated phone numbers or using the feedback form on the website.
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
What is the difference between classic and sports massage?
The sports version of the procedure differs from the classic one in that athletes have a different state of muscles, ligaments and joints than people who do not do sports professionally. Massage for athletes depending on the specifics of the sport and tranings. During sports massage, a deeper technique of influencing problem areas, post-isometric relaxation, vacuum banks, and very deep point kneading are used.
What does sports massage include?
It includes the use one or more of the following techniques: Swedish (for warming up before competitions and for recovery after them), compression effect, classical techniques. Friction is also used to stretch large muscle groups and massage trigger points.
Who needs sports massage?
First of all, it is necessary for professional athletes in the process of preparing for the competitive period. The procedures help to increase the body's endurance and maximize its performance. It will also be useful for those who do sports "for themselves" as a prevention of injuries. Regular practice of such sessions will strengthen immunity.
When is the best time to have a massage?
The procedures can be performed at any time: before training and competitions, during them and for the purpose of restoring the body after them. Professional sessions help avoid injuries and improve results.
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