ROBERT E. McAtee, LMT, BCTMB, CSCS, has been a massage therapist since 1981, and is board-certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork. Since 1988, Bob has owned Pro-Active Massage Therapy, an active, international private practice in Colorado Springs, CO.
Bob is the author of the best-selling Human Kinetics book, "Facilitated Stretching," 4th edition, used by health and fitness professionals worldwide as the go-to resource for PNF stretching and strengthening techniques. Since its release in 1994, "Facilitated Stretching" has sold over 150,000 copies and been translated into Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Chinese, and Japanese.
Bob's most recent book, "Sports Massage for Injury Care", was released by Human Kinetics in 2019.
SPORTS MASSAGE FOR INJURY CARE
In Sports Massage for Injury Care, experienced sports therapist Bob McAtee explains the types of soft tissue injury most common in sport and explains why manual therapy is so valuable in treating musculoskeletal injuries.
Sports Massage for Injury Care emphasizes the importance of accurate assessment and evaluation, and it focuses on 20 of the most common neuromuscular injuries seen in athletes. For each featured injury, there are assessment recommendations, treatment options and injury-specific protocols, and self-care options for when the athlete is not on the treatment table.