Sports Massage

A Distance Learning Course of 10 Lessons
 
Course Description
 

Many body masseurs are now applying their skills and techniques into the sporting arena with great success.

This type of treatment is finding a niche market in the health and fitness facilities, and many therapists are offering this service both as part of their employment and on a freelance basis.

This course is designed to enable therapists to have a greater understanding and appreciation of the specific needs of sports participants in the preparation for and recovery from activity.

The course will also investigate the value of sports massage in the early detection and the prevention of sports injuries in addition to being a valuable tool in the rehabilitation of such conditions.

 

Course Outline

 

Introduction

Basic massage techniques

Specific movement for massage

Contra-indications to massage

Sports injury massage

Massage of the knee

Massage of the leg

Massage of the arm, elbow and wrist

Massage of the neck and shoulders

Massage of the back and buttocks area

Massage of the chest and abdomen

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Qualifications
 

On completion of your course, you will receive two qualifications:

Qualification 1: Sports Massage Diploma

Sports Massage Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

Qualification 2: Sports Massage Certificate of Completion

Sports Massage Certificate of Completion issued by eLearn Canada College

 

 
Study Options
 

This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.

 

Tutor Support
 

With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor's role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.

You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!

 
Requirements for Entry
 

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

 
Study Hours
 

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 140 hrs.

 
Additional Information
 

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support
  • The course fee includes the registration and certification fee

Tuition & Fees 680.00 CAD
 

  

 

 

 

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