Sports and Active Isolated Stretching Massage Therapy Program
Sports and Active Isolated Stretching Specialty
Massage therapy has become widely accepted in the professional sports industry as a means to treat and prevent injury and enhance athletic performance. As a result, the need for qualified Sports and Active Isolated Stretching Therapists is growing.
Olympic athlete Michael Phelps, winner of fourteen gold metals and two bronze metals, says that he prepares to compete by “getting two massages a day”.*
Job opportunities for those with a specialty in Sports and Active Isolated Stretching exist:
- With Professional Sports Teams
- With College Sports Teams
- With High School Sports Teams
- In Rehabilitation Centers
- In Fitness Centers
- With Physical Therapists
- In their own Private Practices
- And many other massage settings!
The Sports and Active Isolated Stretching specialty will focus exclusively on:
- Sports Massage Theory
- Performance Enhancement Techniques
- Cramp Relief Techniques
- Stretching Techniques
- Injury Risk Reduction Techniques
* AFP news agency article August 11, 2008 “Pizza, Pasta Fuel Swimmer Phelps’ Phenomenal Run”
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