Dec 02, 2020  
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2020-2021 Catalog
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HLT 180 - Therapeutic Massage I


Credits: 3

Introduces the student to the history and requirements for massage therapy. Covers the terms and practice of massage with introduction to equipment, safety, and ethics as well as massage movements and techniques. Includes information about the benefits of massage, contraindications, client interview, client-therapist relationship, draping, good body mechanics, and anatomical landmarks. Basic massage techniques are blended into a relaxing, health enhancing full-body session preparing the students for their student clinical experience.

Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 6 hours.
Total 7 hours per week.
Prerequisite: ENF 3  or ENG 111 . Corequisite: MTT 1 - Module 1 Operations With Positive Fractions MTT 1 - Module 2 Operations With Positive Decimals and Percents HLT 170 , NAS 150 .



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