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(6 Contact Hours) Module 1: Work Postures, Hand Placement, Event-Based Sports Massage, and Sports Massage Application 
(6 Contact Hours) Module 2: Stretching, Release Techniques, Acupressure, and Myofascial Pain Syndrome 
(6 Contact Hours) Module 3: Sports Injuries, Taping, Soft Tissue Treatments Techniques, Self Massage and Myofascial Release Techniques 
18 Hours Contact Hours Left

Choose from any of the modules to the left that add up to 18 contact hours to receive the discounted bundle rate. The total contact hours for your bundle must match 18 contact hours exactly.

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Course Description

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 module approved for 6 contact hours of post-graduate continuing education (NOTE: board approvals vary state to state, please check your states approval status in the state specific course catalog by returning to our home page and entering both your state and profession).

Each 6 contact hour module can be purchased individually or combined with one or all of the other modules from this course to create a Course Bundle.  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.