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LMT 160 Applied Anatomy for Massage Therapy
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2016
SUN#: None
AGEC: None  
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A, B, C, D, F
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Description: Study of bones, joints and muscles while developing palpation skills with practical application in concurrent massage class experience.

Prerequisites: RDG094

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the muscles of the body including their location, actions, origins and insertions.
2. (Application Level) Demonstrate palpation of muscles and define their actions, origins and insertions.
3. (Comprehension Level) Describe the anatomical features of the bones in the body.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate and identify through palpation various bony parts on specific bones.
5. (Application Level) Utilize the various body planes of movement, directions and positions during massage.
6. (Comprehension Level) Summarize the types and function of joints.
7. (Analysis Level) Analyze the function and types of fascia and its effect on posture and pain.
8. (Comprehension Level) Explain the location and function of the blood supply, lymphatic drainage and innervations of major sites in the body.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
This course has been designed to meet the requirements of the Arizona Board of Massage Therapy.

Web site: http://www.massageboard.az.gov/