This is the New Up dated Level 4 ITEC Course… First hand Practical experience involves working at International events.
Course fees cover all course requirements such as textbooks, uniforms, notes, exam fees etc.
This is a comprehensive intensive sports injury therapy course which deals with all aspects of sports injury treatment, prevention, rehabilitation and assessment. Applicants must hold a holistic massage qualification prior to entry on this course. a total of over 300 contact hours results in the following subjects being covered in great detail –
* Detailed anatomical study of all muscles, origin, insertion and action. Also study of all major joints, including associated ligaments and tendons.
Causes and prevention of sports injuries
Acute vs chronic injuries
Overuse Injuries – Causes, prevention and treatment.
Injury assessment techniques – Differentiating between muscle, tendon, ligament and joint injuries
Sports massage techniques ie. Frictions, Muscle energy technique, soft-tissue release technique, neuro-muscular technique, strain/counterstrain and myo-fascial release technique
Assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of muscle and joint injuries to – Foot and ankle injuries, Lower Leg injuries, knee joint and knee ligament injuries and upper leg injuries
Assessment, Treatment and rehabilitation of injuries to – Shoulder, Arm, Elbow, Wrist and Hand and Hip
Back and Spinal Injuries
Neck and Shoulder Injuries
Advanced Sports Massage Techniques
Sports First Aid
Repetitive strain injuries
Taping and strapping
Advanced anatomy and physiology
Advanced sports massage techniques
Drugs in sport
COURSES RUN FROM ANNACOTTY, LIMERICK AND GMIT, GALWAY and KILKENNY CITY.