The effect of massage on psychic functional state in female athletes

Nikolovska, Lence and Andonova, Tatyana and Kraydjikova, Leyla and Peeva, Penka (2012) The effect of massage on psychic functional state in female athletes. In: VI International Scientific Congress "Sport, Stress, Adaptation", 17 - 19 May, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria.

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At our current level of performance results and increasing competition in the sport, when the technical and physical training of the leading athletes is high enough and approximately equal, the athletes who can accurately and consciously manage their psychic condition before and during the race are the winners.
Indispensable tool for overcoming the adverse conditions is preliminary sports massage. Its aim is to complement the warm up of the body and prepare the athlete for the next physical and psychoemotional loads and save her strength [2]. Properly selected massage techniques helps to regulate emotional states [4].
Balancing massage methods came into practice thanks to the Spa industry. Their beneficial effect is important factor for relaxation and for copying the stress of modern man. In the available literature, we found no studies about balancing massage effect on the functional state of the mind in athletes.
To objectify the effect of the two selected by us massage techniques on psychoemotional status of athletes we have chosen a psychological test SCAM [1].

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medical and Health Sciences > Clinical medicine
Medical and Health Sciences > Health sciences
Medical and Health Sciences > Other medical sciences
Divisions: Faculty of Medical Science
Depositing User: Lence Nikolovska
Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2013 12:51
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2015 07:55

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