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Sport and exercise massage session 3


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Sport and exercise massage session 3

  1. 1. Sport and Exercise Massage Session 3 The effects of massage Tissue permeability, stretching, scar tissue and micro circulation
  2. 2. Re – cap <ul><li>List the 4 sports massage techniques </li></ul><ul><li>What are the effects on the blood and lymphatic circulation </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aim: Describe the effects and the benefits of sport and exercise massage <ul><li>Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the students knowledge of tissue </li></ul><ul><li>permeability </li></ul><ul><li>To increase the students knowledge of scar </li></ul><ul><li>tissue </li></ul>
  4. 4. Tissue permeability <ul><li>“ Permeability is allowing or activating the passage of substance into, out of or through cells” </li></ul>
  5. 5. Tissue permeability <ul><li>Deep massage causes pores in </li></ul><ul><li>tissue membrane to open </li></ul><ul><li>facilitating the diffusion of fluids </li></ul>Removal of waste products Absorption of O2 Increase recovery rate ST Hypertrophy
  6. 6. Stretching <ul><li>Essential to all athletes </li></ul><ul><li>Massage can stretch: </li></ul><ul><li>muscle </li></ul><ul><li>tendons </li></ul><ul><li>fascia </li></ul><ul><li>Longitudinally </li></ul><ul><li>Transversely </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reducing and remodelling scar tissue <ul><li>Deep friction break adhesions </li></ul><ul><li>Massage causes microcirculation </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessment <ul><li>Explain how massage will break </li></ul><ul><li>down scar tissue (link the effects </li></ul><ul><li>together) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Summary <ul><li>Permeability </li></ul><ul><li>Scar tissue </li></ul><ul><li>Micro - circulation </li></ul>