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J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2016, 1(4), 373-377; doi:10.3390/jfmk1040373

Could Cupping Therapy Be Used to Improve Sports Performance?

Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, Human Anatomy and Histology Section, School of Medicine, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 87, 95123 Catania, Italy
Academic Editor: Guglielmo Sorci
Received: 26 August 2016 / Revised: 18 September 2016 / Accepted: 24 October 2016 / Published: 27 October 2016
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Abstract

“Cupping Therapy” is the topic chosen for the fourth editorial of this newly launched journal. The aim of this editorial is to deepen this interesting topic, little analyzed in the present literature, in order to explain the technique and deal with the evidence of the effects of cupping therapy in musculoskeletal disorders, and some possible relation to sports performance. View Full-Text
Keywords: sport; performance; cupping therapy; pain; inflammation sport; performance; cupping therapy; pain; inflammation
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Musumeci, G. Could Cupping Therapy Be Used to Improve Sports Performance? J. Funct. Morphol. Kinesiol. 2016, 1, 373-377.

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