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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC) for Level 3 Body Massage Therapist...

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Centre for Short Courses and CPD

St Mary's University

Waldegrave Road

Twickenham

TW1 4SX

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Whilst enrolled upon this intensive, 3-day course you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the theory underpinning the practise of sports massage therapy. The course consists of five distinct units:

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Sports Massage
  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction
  • Sports Massage Treatments

As you will already hold a Level 3 Anatomy qualification, you will be given practice questions covering the study of anatomy and physiology including following body systems: cells; skin; skeletal; muscular; joint; nervous; endocrine; cardiovascular; lymphatic; respiratory; digestive; and urinary to revise in your own time.

In addition you will study:

  • The effects of sports massage
  • Benefits of a healthy lifestyle
  • Effects of exercise on the body
  • Components of fitness
  • Principles of training
  • Healthy eating
  • Professional practice and conduct
  • Setting up and management of a practice
  • Soft tissue, dysfunction and repair
  • Client assessment
  • Contra-indications and indications
  • Sports Massage treatments

The course is assessed via

  • 25 question multiple choice paper
  • One hour practical examination
  • Evidence of three treatments

The course also includes three assignments:

  • Principles of Health and Fitness
  • Professional Practice in Sports Massage
  • Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction

You will also accumulate a portfolio of evidence of learning, a useful tool for later reference.

Requirements

Students must hold a Level 3 Body Massage qualification (or equivalent) and be a practicing therapist.

Award

Successful students will receive an ITEC Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (QCF). Students may wish to progress onto the Level 4 Certificate Sports Massage course.

You will be qualified to work effectively in sporting environments to include people actively engaged in a variety of sports ranging from team club players to individual athletes. You will be qualified for employment in health clubs and remedial clinics.

Please note the full course fee is £400.00, this is for the deposit only.

More information about the assessment and entry requirements can be found on the website: http://www.stmarys.ac.uk/short-courses. Alternatively, contact us at shortcourses@stmarys.ac.uk or call 020 8240 4321 during office hours.

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