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Psychological Effects of Massage on Running

  title={Psychological Effects of Massage on Running},
  author={Attila Szab{\'o} and M{\'a}ria Rendi and Tam{\'a}s Szab{\'o} and Attila Velenczei and {\'A}rp{\'a}d Endre Kov{\'a}cs},
The effects of massage on psychological affect and on running-effort were studied in 30 women (M age = 20.83 yrs, SD = 1.23), from the English East Midlands, who were tested in two experimental test sessions, involving “pre-event massage” and flexibility (counterbalanced sessions), and a subsequent bout of exercise at self-selected workload. In the massage session the participants received massage for 10 min that was composed of light, rapid strokes to the legs and to the back by a qualified… 

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