Length of Course: 30 hours

Sports massage technique and application will be introduced. Students will learn how to apply the techniques to pre- and post-event situations. Contraindications will be discussed in the context of First Aid for athletes at events. While 24 hours will be held on campus, 6 hours will be utilized working on athletes at various public sporting events. (examples: Boston Marathon, Health Source Road Race, Portsmouth's Tour de Cure, Heart to Heart Road Race, etc.)