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Frequently Asked Questions

What topics are covered on this course?


Anatomy and physiology for sports massage - Structural organisation of the human body - Structure and functions of the skin, skeletal system, joints, muscular system, nervous system, endocrine system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system, lymphatic system, digestive system, urinary system. - The effects of sports massage on the body systems. Principles of health and fitness - Benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle - Effects of exercise on the body - Components of fitness and the principles of training - Importance of healthy eating Professional practice in sports massage - Legislation required in sports massage - Scope of practice in sports massage - Standards relevant to the sports massage profession - Principles of professional practice - Producing, storing and maintaining client records Principles of soft tissue dysfunction - Soft tissue dysfunction - Process of repair of soft tissue Sports massage treatments - History and development of sports massage - Fundamentals of sports massage treatments - contexts, environment (clinical, pre and post-event), equipment, techniques, positioning, - How to assess and screen clients for sports massage treatments - Devising sports massage treatment plans




What are the course units and how are each assessed?


Unit 1 - Anatomy & Physiology for Sports Massage - assessed via completion of a written workbook and multiple choice exam Unit 2 - Principles of Health and Fitness - assessed via a worksheet and short answer questions Unit 3 - Professional Practice in Sports Massage - assessed via a worksheet and short answer questions Unit 4 - Understand the Principles of Soft Tissue Dysfunction - assessed via a worksheet Unit 5 - Sports Massage Treatments - assessed via a worksheet, short answer questions and x3 on-course observations.




What is the entry requirement for this course?


There are no entry requirements for this course.




What can I do after completing this qualification?


You can work as a qualified sports massage therapist working with non-injured clients in a sporting or clinic setting. In order to work with clients who are managing an acute, sub-acute or chronic injury, and utilise advanced methods of sports massage therapy, the Level 4 Sports Massage Therapy qualification is required.