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Date: March 31st, 2018 from 8:00am to5:00pm America/Toronto
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Plus applicable provincial taxes.

Manual Sport Massage

Massage is an essential treatment tool for physiotherapists. In a sport setting, quick and effective techniques are essential to deploy. This one day course will cover:

  1. Explain indications, contraindications, and precautions of massage in athletics.
  2. Differentiate the physiological bases for pre-event and post-event massage.
  3. Explain the mechanical, reflexive and psychological effects of common massage techniques used in sports.
  4. Demonstrate the types of massage including effleurage, petrissage, tapotement, vibration, and frictions.
  5. Demonstrate an appropriate and effective pre-event and post-event massage for a given sport, with emphasis on muscle groups, positioning, handling and sequence of techniques.

Location: Toronto, Ontario *location TBA

Date: March 31, 2018

Course Registration: 

SPC Member $150 plus tax

Non- Member $170 plus tax