Sports Massage

Programme Code: COM510
Course Fee*: $580.00
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)


Paper Code: 510012/01
Dates: Wednesday evenings 11, 18, 25 May & 1, 8, 15, 22 June 2016 (7 weeks)
Times: 6.30pm – 9.00pm


Paper Code: 510012/02
Dates: Wednesday evenings 29 June & 6, 13, 20, 27 July & 3, 10 August (7 weeks)
Times: 6.30pm – 9.00pm

Students can apply online below
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Last updated: 25-Nov-2015 10.02am

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