Sports massage is a form of bodywork geared toward participants in athletics. It is used to help prevent injuries, to prepare the body for athletic activity and maintain it in optimal condition, and to help athletes recover from workouts and injuries. Sports massage has three basic forms: pre-event massage, post-event massage, and maintenance massage.
Anterior part of deltoid (arises from most of the anterior border and the upper surface of the lateral third of the clavicle.) Lateral part of deltoid (arises from the superior surface of the acromion process.) Posterior part of deltoid (arises from the lower lip of the posterior border of the spine of the scapula.)