Purpose: To proof scientifically the necessity of using massage and functional music for
athletes of various sport as the means of restoration of psychophysical qualities during the
Methods: Analysis of scientific literature, questionnaires (Eysenck-Q, SAM-Q), assessment of
recovery rate after a special work and statistical analysis.
Sample: A total of 12 subjects were recruited for the trial. All study participants were within
the age range of 18 to 30 years old. They were professional athletes of shooting and cycling
who had more than 10 years of experience in sports.
Results: The combination of sports massage and well-designed music enhances the recovery
of sportsmen according to SAM-Q (shooting: group +28%; cycling: group +23%). Also,
according to a special work on training (with a recovery rate of shooters: group +28%; the
recovery rate in riders: group +26% ).
Conclusions: The combination of sports massage and efficient music does make the process
of renewal of sportsmen`s psychophysical qualities more effective. During the research, we
observed that the shooters had better results in recovery of psychophysical qualities than the
sportsman of cycling.
Implications: Understanding the processes of restoring the psychophysical qualities of athletes
can help to increase their sports endurance and improve their performance in sports.