AUT - Sports Massage


Sports Massage

Programme Code: COM510
Course Fee*: $520.00
11 REPS CEC Credits

Prerequisite: A basic understanding of anatomy and physiology. (See Fitness Foundations for information on these topics) or an acceptable equivalent qualification.

Athletes are increasingly aware of the cumulative benefits of massage and its ability to enhance muscle relaxation, condition and recovery. In this practical course you will learn the latest massage techniques and soft tissue therapy for treatment of the whole body. Sessions will include techniques to treat athletes in an ideal clinical setting, as well as practical adaptations for use in gyms, sport fields and other environments.

Topics Include:
  • Full Body Massage techniques
  • Contraindications of massage
  • Basic postural analysis
  • Soft Tissue Therapy (STT)


Intake One

Paper Code: 510012/01
Dates: Wed nights 22, 29 April, 6, 13, 20, 27 May, 3 June 2015 (7 weeks)
Times: 6.30pm – 9.00pm


Intake Two

Paper Code: 510012/02
Dates: Wed nights 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 July, 5, 12 August (7 weeks)
Times: 6.30pm – 9.00pm

* For International students some additional fees may apply, please click here for more information.

How to apply:

For all applicants please click on the 'apply' button at the top right hand side of this page and download and complete the Application Form for Short Courses.

Please follow the instructions on the form and return to the address advised.

For more information on Short Courses or an enrolment form, contact:

Rochelle Edser
Short Course Coordinator
(09) 921 9999 ext 7503

Morgan Geldard
Short Course Manager
(09) 921 9152

If you have any questions regarding completing the enrolment form please contact Rochelle Edser ph: 921 9999 ext 7503 or email

Or drop in to see us at:
AUT University 
The AUT Sport & Fitness Centre
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote
North Shore

Last updated: 06-Oct-2014 4.02pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.

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