Sports Massage Therapy (ITEC Certified)

Category: Mind & Body

Course No. 5072   

Sessions: 50,  Monday & Thursday    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm   

Fee: €1700  (Payment Plan Option)    Exam Fees Extra.

Level 3 - Certified by ITEC        

The main aim of this course is to enable the therapist to gain the necessary practical skills and theoretical knowledge to provide Sports Massage to the general public and to gain employment within the sport and fitness industry. The qualification enables graduates to run their own Sports Massage clinic or home visiting practices. During the course the learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practice of Sports Massage, including Functioning Anatomy and Physiology, Nutrition, Classification of sports injuries and the stages of healing.

This exciting course is divided into 5 units.

1 Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage.

2 Principles of Health and Fitness / includes posture assessment. 

3 Professional Practice in Sports Massage.

4 Understanding the Principal of Soft Tissue Dysfunction.

5 Sports Massage treatments: pre-competition, post-competition, inter-competition, intra-competition and maintenance massage are studied.

The basic movement of sports massage: Effleurage, Petrissage, Tapotement, Friction, Connective Tissue Massage (CTM) and their practical application. Consultation procedures, clinic room preparation and contraindication to treatments are studied.

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