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Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy

The range of benefits that sports massage can provide are many. From simple relaxation for people with active lifestyles to pain relief following sporting injuries, sports massage is possibly the most popular massage therapy available and good massage therapists are in demand across Scotland.

This course is ideal for those who are interested in a career which involves sports massage. An excellent pathway either for those starting off in this sector or those who are already involved in fitness but looking to expand into this area.

Once booked onto the course you will be given access to the e-learning covering an understanding of units below, you will then attend 6 days covering the practical aspects of the course, these days will be spread out to allow you time to practice your skills in between

Course Content

    • The course content covers:

  • • Anatomy and physiology for sports massage including the effects of sports massage on the body systems
  • • Principles of health and fitness including the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle, the effects of exercise on the body, the components of fitness and principles of training and the importance of healthy eating
  • • The principles of soft tissue dysfunction including soft tissue
  • • Professional practice in sports massage including legislation, scope of practice, professional standards and the principles of professional practice in sports massage
  • • Sports massage treatments including the history and development of massage, the fundamentals of sports massage treatments and assessing and screening clients for sports massage treatments

Pre-requisite

  • None

Massage courses in Scotland Edinburgh Glasgow

Assessment and Certification

The course is assessed through written questions, assignments, theory assessments and practical observations. Some assessments are completed as home study, some during the attendance days and some on an allocated assessment date. Please note that if you cannot make your allocated assessment date for this course there is an option to change to a different date.

On completion candidates will be awarded with an Active IQ Level 3 Diploma in Sports Massage Therapy. The qualification is also recognised by the Complementary and Natural Care Council (CNHC), and the General Council for Massage Therapies (GCMT).

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FAQ's

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Stephane Smith

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If you are based in Edinburgh Glasgow or anywhere in Scotland Sports Massage Therapy is seen as a valid theraputic treatment for people taking part in Sports and other fitness activities
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Sports massage courses are delivered in Edinburgh and Glasgow to serve the needs of the fitness industry throughout Scotland
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  • Practical sessions 6 days
  • Guided learning 225 hrs
  • Duration Flexible
Sports Massage Courses Scotland