Diploma in SPORTS MASSAGE and Remedial Body Work, Obus Wellness Centre, Friday, 15. February 2019

Diploma in SPORTS MASSAGE and Remedial Body Work
Dates:Friday 15 February 2019 - Saturday 07 September 2019
Times:Fridays: 6.30pm to 10.00pm Saturday and Sunday 9am to 6pm
Fee:Paid in instalments €1250.00 plus exam fee
Booking Deposit:€150.00

Course Dates:
February 15, 16, 17 March 29, 30, 31 May 10, 11, 12  June 28, 29, 30July 26, 27, 28.  August 23, 24, 25 September 7thExam September 7th
Course Times:Friday evening 6.30pm to 10.00pm,Saturday and Sunday 9.00am to 6.00pmNote dates in red are Friday evenings 6.30pm to 10.00pm
Cost: €1250.00  Exam fee: €140

Payment schedule:
Deposit: €150.00
15th February: €500.00
29th March: €500.00
10th May: €100.00
28th July: €140.00 exam fee

The OBUS schools Diploma in Sports Massage and Remedial Bodywork is designed to give you the necessary knowledge and skills to work confidently with injured and non-injured muscle tissue. It is for anyone that is interested in soft tissue remedial massage, from assessment, delivery, rehabilitation and prevention.As well as sports specific evaluation skills, you will also learn how to apply the sports massage methods with non-athletic clients.
You will expand your knowledge and understanding of:Functional anatomy and physiologyNutritionClassification of sports injuriesStages of healingCorrective soft tissue therapyPrevention techniquesEvaluating massage strategies for specific clients’ wellbeingPostural and movement assessments
This course will prepare you to work with anyone from budding athletes to elite athletes. It will also give you the knowledge to work with non-athletes in a more focused and planned way.
Theory – we will coverThe changes that occur to the muscular system during exerciseThe principles of training and over trainingThe principles of injury prevention and managementThe stages of the healing process and the possible treatments availablePreventative and rehabilitative training to reinforce massage treatmentThe use of stretching massage movementsThermotherapy and Cryotherapy(ICER)Focused methods of consultationContraindications to sports massage and when to refer to other health professionalsMethods and benefits of self-treatment
PathologiesSports related pathologiesPain response in the bodyThe signs and symptoms of inflammationScar tissue and adhesionsProtecting the skin from damage with regard to clothing, shoes, exposure to the sun, wind and other elements
A&PIn depth study of anatomy and physiologyUnderstanding Origin, Insertion and Action of musclesThe effects of stress on muscles during sportThe changes that occur during exercise to the neurological systemIn depth study of joint structuresStresses and strains put on the spine and other joints in sporting activitiesUnderstand the principles of force and motion
Practical massageReview of classical massage movementsSpecific Sports Massage techniques – to include the use of foreman, elbows and : active and passive
Introduction to:Manual lymphatic drainageNeuro Muscular TechniquesMuscle Energy TechniquesSoft Tissue ReleaseConnective tissue massageProprioception Neuromuscular FacilitationChi Kung Tui NaTaping techniques
Palpation and physical examination compared with pre-massage statesWhen and how to use a mediumHow to get accurate feedback from the clientThe heat sensitivity test
Case studies5 clients must be treated 3 times each to make a total of 15 treatments
Who can take this course?This course is open to qualified massage therapists.  It builds on your knowledge of massage and anatomy and physiology to help you help your is suitable for therapists who want to work with athletes.It is also suitable for massage therapists who want to work with non-athletic clients to get them out of pain and to aid recovery.
Note to students:To ensure your learning experience is enjoyable students are advised to allocate 3 hours per week for home study to enable them to keep up with the material taught in class.

Friday, 15. February 2019, Obus Wellness Centre, Diploma in SPORTS MASSAGE and Remedial Body Work

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