Massage methods for psychoemotional recovery in female athletes

Nikolovska, Lence and Andonova, Tatyana and Kraydjikova, Leyla and Peeva, Penka (2012) Massage methods for psychoemotional recovery in female athletes. In: XVI International Scientific Congress "Olympic Sports and Sport for All, 17 - 19 May, 2012, Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Modern sport is associated with greater physical, neuro-psychological and emotional stress, which requires adequate recovery [5].
The effect of application of lymph drainage massage of Pascal Coshe [4] recovery in athletes has been studied in our earlier investigation [1,2]. Its impact on psyhoemotional status of athletes have not been studied up to now.
Balancing massage techniques are known for their relaxing beneficial impact on people under stress in modern life. Balancing massage is a widespread practice in the Spa, but its role in the psychoemotional recovery of athletes is not understood yet.
The SCAM test based on the fact that the three constitutes of the functional psychoemotional status - self-confidence, activity and mood was used for the assessment of the influence of the two massage techniques [3].

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 14:46
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2015 14:12

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