Story: Sports medicine and drugs

Bridget Maher and massage therapist

Bridget Maher and massage therapist

Swimmer Bridget Maher is massaged after completing the 10-kilometre Open Water Championship Epic Swim event at Lake Taupō on 15 January 2011. Massage is an important treatment for athletes in a wide range of sports.

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Peter Clayworth, 'Sports medicine and drugs - Types of sports medicine', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)

Story by Peter Clayworth, published 5 Sep 2013