Massage Techniques and History

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10 Questions

Which type of stroke is recommended to invigorate an athlete?

What effect does petrissage have on neuromuscular excitability?

What is the primary purpose of massage for promoting relaxation?

What is considered a skill-based technique and licensed in many states?

What is the main reason for promoting blood flow through massage?

Massage is not considered alternative medicine in North America.

Massage can have a large placebo effect.

Massage can promote blood flow with light, slow stroking.

Petrissage decreases neuromuscular excitability in all muscles of the body.

Massage can increase hamstring flexibility after routine deep effleurage.


Test your knowledge of massage with this quiz covering its definition, history, and techniques. Explore the origins and variations of massage as a healing technique.

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