A Balanced View of Fibularis Muscles

A Balanced View of Fibularis Muscles

The Fibularis comprise a group of 3 muscles that form the lateral compartment of the lower leg. They include Fibularis Longus, Brevis and Tertius and can be palpated directly over the fibula on the lateral aspect from just inferior to the head of fibula towards the lateral malleolus.

Glossary, Links and Research for Sports Massage

Glossary, Links and Research for Sports Massage

Positions of parts of the body Medial – nearer to the median plane Lateral – further from the median plane Proximal – nearer to the point of attachment of a limb to the trunk. Distal – further from the point of attachment of a limb to the trunk. Anterior (ventral) – towards the front of the body. Posterior (dorsal) – towards the back of the body. Inferior –…

Skills and Techniques for Sports Massage

Skills and Techniques for Sports Massage

Here we will summarise the four most commonly recognised categories of technique that form sports and many other forms of massage. They include effleurage, petrissage, frictions and tapotement. What is effleurage? The skeletal system is the framework of the body, and comprises approximately 206 bones, and their associated joints, cartilages and ligaments. The bones of…

Anatomy and Physiology

Anatomy and Physiology

Knowledge and an understanding of the human body and how it functions is the starting point of sports massage theory. The more we understand about how the body functions, what may interrupt this functioning (such as trauma and injury), and what influence increased activity has on the systems that combine to make it function, the…

What is Sports Massage?

What is Sports Massage?

Sports massage is a form of massage involving the manipulation of soft tissue to benefit a person engaged in regular physical activity. Soft tissue is connective tissue that has not hardened into bone and cartilage; it includes skin, muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia (a form of connective tissue that lines and ensheathes the other soft…

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