Some runners swear by it, others say it’s a waste of money. The fact that most elite runners have regular massage suggests there must be something in it, but how valuable a tool is it for recreational runners? Is there any evidence it reduces injury or increases performance? Let’s take a look…
Interested in studying Sports Massage? Many of the courses out there contain outdated information, so be sure to choose a teacher who will give you more than just what the syllabus demands. Here are details of courses on which Matt Phillips teaches, plus other recommendations if South of England does not suit you.
Putting the Evidence Back into Massage for Runners – Runchatlive 2020 Day 2.4 Alice Sanvito Recording
Despite the popularity of massage, many of the common assumptions of what is happening physiologically are poorly evidenced. Alice presents a look at what massage does & doesn’t do, and how we can make it work better.
Ep.52 of Run Chat Live Podcast brings you Paul Ingraham of painscience.com talking about muscle knots and trigger points.
Alice Sanvito talks to us about what massage does & doesn’t do for runners, and how being evidence based therapists can make it work better.