Studies about Massage Therapy.
Evidence of the physiotherapeutic interventions used currently after exercise-induced muscle damage: Systematic review and meta-analysis, Rui Torres et al., Physical Therapy in Sport 13 (2012)
Sports massage: A comprehensive review, A Moraska, Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness; Sep 2005.
Massage induces an immediate, albeit short-term, reduction in muscle stiffness, M. Eriksson Crommert, L. Lacourpaille, L. J. Heales, K. Tucker, F. Hug, Scand J Med Sci Sports 2015
Including Stretches to a Massage Routine Improves Recovery From Official Matches in Basketball Players, Delextrat, A, Hippocrate, A, Leddington-Wright, S, and Clarke, ND, THE JOURNAL OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING RESEARCH · MARCH 2014
Effects and predictors of shoulder muscle massage for patients with posterior shoulder tightness, Yang et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2012
Delayed onset muscle soreness: is massage effective? Nelson N1. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, Volume 17, Issue 4, October 2013, Pages 475–482
Massage and ultrasound
Massage and ultrasound as therapeutic modalities in exercise-induced muscle damage., Tiidus PM1., Can J Appl Physiol. 1999 Jun;24(3):267-78.