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Massage for Athletes
Designed for Massage Therapists, Massage for Athletes will provide you with specialised skills, knowledge and techniques to understand the needs of athletes and sports people, and to provide effective sports massage treatments.
In this professional development short course you will develop an understanding of the role/s various muscles play in specific sporting activities and the practical distinctions between massage for pre-event, post-event, fine tuning and injury treatment, management and recovery.
Participants will learn the basic principles of stretching, as well as specific stretching techniques, and how to apply specialised sports massage and complementary techniques, to assist in the recovery of acute and chronic conditions experienced by athletes and sports people.
Through the application of the specialised skills and knowledge of sports massage and treatment techniques, you will learn how to conduct health assessments for athletes and sports people and develop treatment plans for ongoing support, fine tuning, injury management and rehabilitation.
Massage Therapists can use this short-course for Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Professional Education.
Study options: Join us on campus in Sydney