08. February 2020 - 9:30 till 16:30
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Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC) | Centre for Short Courses and CPD | Saturday, 08. February 2020

The Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage (ITEC) course is designed to give you the understanding and the skills to work in an unsupervised capacity as a sports massage therapist.
Whilst enrolled upon this 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

The course encompasses the study of anatomy and physiology including following body systems: cells; skin; skeletal; muscular; joint; nervous; endocrine; cardiovascular; lymphatic; respiratory; digestive; and urinary. 
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 full course fee is £1600.
More information about the assessment and entry requirements can be found on the website: http://www.stmarys.ac.uk/short-courses/level-3-sports-massage-course.htm. Alternatively, contact us at shortcourses@stmarys.ac.uk or call 020 8240 4321 during office hours.