The sports massage therapist facilitates the optimization and performance of the athlete. He is qualified to handle any situation that presents itself in an athletic context. He is equipped with the necessary tools to meet the needs of athletes for every phase of a competition. The sports massage therapist has indeed been trained in the context of sports competition. His service is efficient, fast and safe. Sports massage therapy also involves the elaboration of an appropriate clinical strategy.
The many manual techniques specific to sports (pnf stretching, pre-sports massage, mobilizations, shocks, muscle tests, myofascial relaxation, Russian technique for recovery, etc.) can be practiced on the field, but also in the clinic.
Thus, sports massage therapists work on injury prevention and rehabilitation following them, through bandaging and advice related to stretching and strengthening.