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ITEC Level 4 Sports Injury Therapy Certificate

Course Type: Part Time and Evening
Institute Name: Institute of Massage and Sports Therapy
Fee: 2,100- includes all course req
Duration: September - June
Time: weekends or evenings
Course Locations: Clare, County Galway, Galway City, Kilkenny, Limerick, Limerick City, Tipperary

Course Details

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

Training Techniques

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

Overuse Conditions

Advanced Sports Massage Techniques

Sports Nutrition

Sports First Aid

Repetitive strain injuries

Overuse injuries

Taping and strapping

Exercise physiology

Advanced anatomy and physiology

Advanced sports massage techniques

Drugs in sport

COURSES RUN FROM ANNACOTTY, LIMERICK AND GMIT, GALWAY and ORMOND COLLEGE KILKENNY. MORE VENUES COMING ON-LINE SHORTLY.

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