Sports Massage and Remedial Therapy


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Sports Injury and Remidial Thearpy Course

UCD Sport & Fitness introduces the brand new Sports Injury and Remedial Therapy Course.

Ideal for Personal Trainers and Fitness Professionals. 

This course is associated with the IMTA (Irish Massage Therapist Association). Successful completion of the course will give you the opportunity to offer a full treatment plan for soft tissue, muscular and nerve pain and dysfunction to the client/patient on an individual basis either as part of a multi disciplinary team or within your own private practice.

Graduates will have the knowledge and skills to use differential diagnosis on acute and chronic pain and injury and offer effective treatment to their patients.

The primary focus of this course, will be in assessment and hands – on skills, to successfully treat and be able to achieve a therapeutic outcome for the client / patient.

Syllabus
This course will cover all relevant areas of massage therapy, sports therapy, and manual techniques for acute/chronic pain.

These are just some of the modules that will be covered on the course...

  • Functional Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology 
  • The Skeletal System
  • Joints / Movement
  • The Muscular System
  • The Blood and Circulatory System
  • The Respiratory System
  • The Nervous System/ Nerve mobilization
  • Lymphatics
  • Sports Massage Techniques
  • Postural Assessment and muscle/joint/and neural testing.
  • Soft Tissue Release techniques
  • Cranial techniques
  • Myofascial Release
  • Muscle energy techniques (many variations)
  • Myofascial Trigger Points.
  • Clinical practice
  • Full Body Kinetic Chain Assessment/movement patterns
  • Injury Prevention & differential diagnosis

The course will begin in September 2017. The course fee is €2,250 with an early bird offer of €1,900 available to anyone that books a course counsultation before the 31st of August 2017.

To book a course consultation please email fitnesscourse@ucd.ie