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This course utilizes content from the textbook “Integrated Sports Massage Therapy” By Anders Jelveus DN, MTOM, LAc, CMT ©2011, published by Elsevier. 

Instructional Level: Beginner to Intermediate
This course offers highly illustrated evidence-based content which presents a wide range of effective sports massage techniques to cover any sports related situations.
You can expect a comprehensive presentation of sports massage therapy including:
·         Sports massage history
·         Basic sports massage strokes and work postures
·         Sports massage applications
·         Event-based sports massage treatment guidelines
·         Sports-specific massage treatment recommendations
·         Therapeutic muscle stretching techniques
·         Therapeutic muscle stretching applied to specific muscle groups
·         Acupressure and Tui Na techniques with applications
·         Myofascial release techniques
·         Connective tissue massage
·         Lymphatic drainage massage
·         Myofascial trigger point etiology and treatment techniques
·         Sports injury
·         Athletic taping
·         Remedial sports massage applications
·         Athletic self massage techniques
·         Position release techniques

To better meet your professional needs, this fully illustrated text of 246 pages has been carefully broken down by sections into 3 modules.  

Each course is offered in two easy formats to again meet your professional needs.  You can choose to have immediate access to your course by selecting the online format (PDF download) or a hard copy of the material can be rushed to your home by selecting our mail format. 

Modules In Course

Module 1: Work Postures, Hand Placement, Event-Based Sports Massage, and Sports Massage Application

Included in Module 1:
Chapter 1:  An Introduction to Sports Massage
Chapter 2:  Work Postures, Hand Placements, and Basic Massage Strokes
Chapter 3:  Sport Massage Applications
Chapter 4:  Examples of Event-based Sports Massage Treatments
Chapter 5:  Sports Massage Applications for Different Sports
Module 2: Stretching, Release Techniques, Acupressure, and Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Included in Module 2: 
Chapter 6:  Soft Tissue Stretching in Sports Massage
Chapter 7:  Applied Stretches to common Muscle Groups
Chapter 8:  Positional release Techniques Applied in Sports Massage
Chapter 9:  Acupressure and Tui Na in Sports Massage
Chapter 10:  Myofascial Release Techniques and Connective Tissue Massage
Chapter 11: Myofacial Pain Symdrome-Myofascial Trigger Points
Module 3: Sports Injuries, Taping, Soft Tissue Treatments Techniques, Self Massage and Myofascial Release Techniques

Included in Module 3: 
Chapter 12:  Sports Injuries
Chapter 13:  Taping for Sports Injuries
Chapter 14:  Soft Tissue Treatment Techniques for Maintenance and Remedial Sports Massage
Chapter 15:  Self-Massage and Myofascial Release Techniques for the Athlete