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Table 1 Description of the Intervention

From: The effect of massage on localized lumbar muscle fatigue

Rest The subject rested on the treatment table in the prone position for 5 minutes.
Massage Effleurage, kneading and compression techniques were applied to the lumbar and sacrum region for 5 minutes. The massage lotion was used as a form of lubricant. The massage treatment was provided by the three registered massage therapists in Ontario. All therapists have completed a minimum of 2200 hours professional training and have written the licensing board examination. Their experience ranges from 2–8 years.