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LMT 181 Therapeutic Massage II
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
Cross-Listed: No


Description: An event massage such as a chair or a sports massage may be performed in a public setting. Additional emphasis is on working long-term with athletes to maximize performance. Business strategies, hygiene and proper body mechanics for the massage therapist are addressed.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Analysis Level) Examine, demonstrate and explain the benefits, functions and theory of corporate chair massage in public settings, sports massage and rocking massage.
2. (Analysis Level) Examine, demonstrate and explain the benefits, functions and theory for range of motion and stretching exercises.
3. (Analysis Level) Examine, demonstrate and explain the function, theory and benefits of each of the bodywork strokes.
4. (Application Level) Demonstrate fundamentals of body mechanics while giving a massage.
5. (Analysis Level) Examine and explain the medical terminology and anatomy involved with joint movement and how it is affected by various massage movements.
6. (Synthesis Level) Incorporate appropriate draping, hygiene, sanitation, safety and professional decorum during a massage and distinguish the theories behind each technique.


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/