Course DescriptionThis course teaches the student to adapt their basic massage techniques to pre- and post- event needs of competitive athletes and people engaging in recreational sports activities.
- Comprehend and be knowledgeable in functional anatomy, kinesiology, exercise physiology and pathology as it relates to Sports Massage.
- Describe the general theory and concepts of Sports Massage techniques including: pre-event, inter-competition, preventative/maintenance, and curative methods.
- Demonstrate understanding of the benefits of Sports Massage as well as be able to identify sports injuries and contraindications.
- Demonstrate application of various Sports Massage techniques including stretching and joint mobilization.
If you are a student with a documented disability and have not voluntarily disclosed the nature of your disability so that we may coordinate the accommodations you need, you are invited to contact the Disability Support Services Office (DSSO) in `Ilima 107, ph.734-9552 , or email email@example.com for assistance. For students whose primary disability is Deaf or hard of hearing, contact the KCC Deaf Center in Manono 111C, ph. 734-9210 (V) or 447-1379 (videophone).
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