MAS-1157 Massage Techniques I - 3.00 credits

An exploration of a variety of therapeutic techniques that treat deep tissue pathologies. Various advanced techniques and their theories including neuromuscular therapy, sports massage, ice massage, trigger point therapy and cross fiber frictioning will be addressed. Upon completion of the course, it is expected that the student will have a strong understanding of the anatomical and physiological mechanisms of common soft tissue injuries and be able to apply the advanced techniques taught to successfully treat a variety of conditions. Instruction (2.0), Lab (2.0). Equivalent to: MAS-157, MAS-251, MAS-141. Requisite Courses: Take MAS-1140 (Required, Previous), Take MAS-1157L (Required, Concurrent).