What is Sports Events & Activity Massage?
This covers all aspect of sports massage to enable the therapist to understand the effect and benefits of massage to assist in dealing with injury and training requirements.
On this course you will learn Sports massage techniques. Sports Massage is the term applied to the discipline of using Massage Therapy for the specific benefit of management, manipulation, rehabilitation and muscle balance of the soft tissues of the body.
This course is for qualified therapists who want to work with athletes in a competitive environment. The course will include muscle Anatomy and Function. Pre-event massage to prepare muscles to perform and the athlete to compete. Post-event massage to remove toxins and waste and to minimise the after effects of competition performance. Sports Massage Therapy is useful in relieving stress, strain, tension, postural imbalances and chronic pain as well as preventing injury and enhancing rehabilitation.
This course is not for treatment of injuries - Under no circumstances should injuries be treated.