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HLT - Health

HLT 280

THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE II

(3.00 CR.)

Prerequisite is HLT 180. Introduces the concepts and techniques of deep bodywork, focusing, and sports massage including the principles of health-related fitness core exercises, pre- and post-event massage and hydrotherapy. Concentrates on the integration of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology into massage techniques. Includes discussion of therapist wellness principles and self-care and the integration of massage therapy into the health care fields. Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6 hours. Total 7 hours per week.

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