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Sports Massage Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Unit 1: Anatomy & Physiology

  • The skeleton
  • Muscles
  • How do muscles work?
  • The nervous system
  • Joints
  • Ligaments and tendons
  • Strains and sprains

Unit 2: Understanding Sports Massage

  • Who is sports massage suitable for?
  • How does sports massage work?
  • Where and when sports massage should take place
  • Pre-event massage
  • Intra-event massage
  • Post-event massage
  • The benefits of sports massage
  • What equipment do I need as a massage therapist?

Unit 3: Contraindications and Injury

  • What is a contraindication?
  • Total contraindication
  • Local contraindications
  • Modifications
  • Lymphatic drainage massage
  • Injuries

Unit 4: Client Assessment and Consultation

  • Therapist safety
  • Subjective assessment - Client history
  • Treatment plans

Unit 5: Massage Techniques 1

  • What is a massage stroke?
  • Direction
  • Pressure
  • Speed
  • Duration
  • Types of techniques - Effleurage, Petrissage, Compression, Vibration, Friction, Tapotement

Unit 6: Massage Techniques 2

  • The need for different massage positions
  • Prone massage positions
  • Neck and shoulders
  • Back
  • Pelvis
  • Legs and feet

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Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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