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


How to apply:

For all applicants please click on the 'apply' button  below and follow the process for Sports Massage Short Courses:

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

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

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

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Last updated: 02-Jun-2015 10.36am

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