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Massage techniques in sport - PZTV268C
Title: Massage techniques in sport
Guaranteed by: Department of Adapted Physical Education and Sport Medicine (51-300300)
Faculty: Faculty of Physical Education and Sport
Actual: from 2022
Semester: winter
Points: 0
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:1/1, C [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (0)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: doc. PhDr. Blanka Hošková, CSc.
Annotation -
Last update: MUDr. Simona Majorová (24.05.2019)
Sports massage is a specific application of massage. It is the science and art of applying massage and related techniques to maintain the health of the athlete and to enhance athletic performance. Students will learn the basic principles of sports massage, its types and applications. They will work with various types of massage techniques, and they will practically master the full body massage.
Literature -
Last update: MUDr. Simona Majorová (24.05.2019)

BENJAMIN, P.J., LAMP, S.P. (2005). Understanding Sports Massage.

USA:Human Kinetics.155p. ISBN 0-7360-5457-X FINDLAY, S.(2010). Sports Massage: Hands-On Guides for Therapists. Human Kinetics. ISBN 10: 0736082603 ISBN 13: 9780736082600

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: MUDr. Simona Majorová (24.05.2019)

Written test ; practical aplication

Syllabus -
Last update: MUDr. Simona Majorová (24.05.2019)

1. Sport massage - history.

2. Sport massage - effects.

3. Types of sport massage

4. Hygienic requirements - indoor and outdoor conditions

5. Massage means (tools)

6. Sport massage - indications and contraindications

7. Massage techniques - introduction, list, description.

8. Massage techniques - modifications.

9. Back and neck massage - theory and practice

10. Chest and abdominal massage - theory and practice

11. Leg massage - back side - theory and practice

12. Leg massage - front side - theory and practice

13. Arm massage - theory and practice

14. Self-massage

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