Sports Massage Diploma

Sports Massage Diploma

Module 1 Sports Massage Introduction
Unit 1 Sports Massage Therapy – What is this?
Unit 2 Evolution and Historical Facts
Unit 3 What It Is Like Being a Sports Massage Therapist
Unit 4 Medical teams and Sport Organisations
Module 2 Massage treatments
Unit 1 Modification of Athletes’ Treatment
Unit 2 Timing of the Treatment
Unit 3 The Different Types of Advanced Strokes
Module 3 The Sports Massage Industry
Unit 1 Private Practicing
Unit 2 What Sports Massage Therapists Should Know
Unit 3 Clinical Reasoning
Unit 4 Sports Massage Therapy Approaches
Module 4 Massage Anatomy
Unit 1 How to Understand Anatomy
Unit 2 Categories of Force
Unit 3 Viscoelastic Tissue – Muscle
Unit 4 Types of Muscle Injuries
Unit 5 Tendons and Types of Tendon Injuries
Unit 6 Ligaments and Types of Ligament Injuries
Unit 7 Cartilage and Types of Cartilage Injuries
Unit 8 The Different Phases of Injury
Module 5 Assessing the client
Unit 1 Performing Assessments
Unit 2 History of the Athlete – The Most Important Component of Assessment
Unit 3 Visual Analysis and Observations
Unit 4 Assessment of Posture
Unit 5 What is Palpation
Unit 6 Next Component of Assessment - Functional Testing
Unit 7 Testing the Athlete’s Active Range of Motion
Unit 8 Testing the Athlete’s Passive Range of Motion
Unit 9 What Is Resisted Isometric Motion
Unit 10 Performing Orthopedic Tests
Module 6 The Use of Specific Treatments
Unit 1 What Research in Massage Therapy Says
Unit 2 The Use of Specific Treatments
Module 7 The industry and getting started
Unit 1 Breaking into the Field of Sports Massage Therapy
Unit 2 Meeting with a Sports Medicine Staff Member
Module 8 Additional information
Unit 1 Further Education and Additional Tips