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BC3 Academic Catalog: 2015-2016 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2015-2016 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MTPY 102 - Intermediate Massage Therapy, Theory, Techniques and Practice

5 credits (3 lecture, 4 lab)
An overview of anatomy, palpation, and kinesiology. Discussions will continue covering the five basic Swedish massage strokes and their application to the entire body. This course will provide the student with an introduction of massage techniques for table and chair massages. Topics will include screening and interviewing clients, observation and consultation techniques. Students will be responsible for the set up and proper infection control and clean-up. An introductory discussion of the various massage associations will be covered. The course objectives are enhanced through varied learning experiences including lecture, laboratory, readings, and portfolio.
Corerequisite(s): BIOL 132.
Prerequisite(s): MTPY 101.