ITEC Sports Massage Level 3 and Sports Therapy Level 4

ITEC Sports Therapy Level 4

Part time-Weekends 9.30-4.30

Next course Level 3 starts September 2020

Level 4 starts January 2020

COURSE OVERVIEW
  • This course is designed to meet the demands of the popular and ever increasing Sports Industry. This course includes theoretical and practical aspects of sports therapy. It includes the aims of treatment and treatment options during acute, sub-acute and chronic stages of injury. It enables Learners to acquire the necessary skills in order to provide Sports Massage Therapy treatments to the general public and to gain employment in the Sports Industry. It focuses on advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology of the body that may influence the massage methods used to prevent and manage injury.

CAREER PROSPECTS

This course leads to a wide variety of career prospects including:

Progression to ITEC Sports Therapy Level 5 (6 on NFQ)

Working as a Physio assistant on pitches or clinics.

Opening your own Sports Injury Clinic

Working with Teams and Athletes

Working at Health Farms or gymnasiums

Employment can be sought at physiotherapy clinics nursing homes, hospices or osteopaths.

 


QUALIFICATIONS
  • ITEC Level 4 Certificate in Sports Massage Therapy

COURSE CONTENT

This course includes theoretical ,practical and pathological aspects of sports therapy.

It teaches an advanced knowledge of anatomy, physiology and pathology of the body with particular attention on Musculoskeletal system.

Students will learn the benefits of using massage including causes and prevention of sports injuries.

Advanced postural analysis and body alignment assessment.Identify body types and effects of postural deviances.

Soft tissue dysfunction

Students will also be able to apply advanced Sports injuries massage techniques whilst also being able to assess injuries through a range of techniques.

Students will also learn to apply Sports massage techniques to prevent and manage injuries.

Course will also equip students with a range of treatment modalities to help soft tissue repair.

Learn the underpinning know ledge of what makes clients susceptible to injury

Treatment for acute, subacute and chronic  stages of injury.

Cryotherapy as a form of treatment.


Cost

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