Course: Sports massage

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Course title Sports massage
Course code KE/SPM5
Organizational form of instruction Seminary
Level of course not specified
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter and summer
Number of ECTS credits 1
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course unspecified
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Jelínek Marek, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
Seminar topics: 1. Basic massage touches. 2. Back massage. 3. Lower limbs massage: back side. 4. Lower limbs massage: front side. 5. Chest massage. 6. Abdomen massage. 7. Upper limbs massage. 8. Neck massage. 9. Full body massage. 10. Auto massage.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Learning outcomes
The subject is focused on practical training. Students will train the basic massage touches of sports massage, individual massage sets for the treatment of sportsmen at the stage of sports training, and students will get familiar with the effects of sports massage and their indication and contraindication. Students will know individual types of massage aids and their effects. The aim of the subject is to gain practical skills and knowledge of their application.
Subject Knowledge: Students can describe the basic massage touches and massage sets, and are able to distinguish between them. Students can explain the effect of the massage on a man. Subject Skills : Students can practically perform a sport massage for a client, they can demonstrate and explain the automassage to a client.
Conditional subject was not determined.

Assessment methods and criteria
Active participation in classes 80 %, the proof of acquired practical skills.
Recommended literature
  • Video - MILLS, sportovní masáž.
  • Video - MILLS, sportovní masáž.
  • CAPKO, JÁN. Základy fyziatrické léčby.2.vyd.Praha:Grada,1998.396s. 1998. ISBN 80-7169-341-3.
  • KOMAČEKOVÁ, D. a kol. Fyzikálna terapia.. Osveta: Martin, 2006. ISBN 80-8063-230-8.
  • KVAPILÍK, J. Teorie a praxe sportovní masáže.1.vyd. Praha: Karolinum, 246 S.. 1992.
  • PODĚBRADSKÝ, J.PODĚBRADSKÁ,R. Fyzikální terapie -manuál a algoritmy. Praha: Grada Publishing, a.s., 2009. 218s. ISBN 978 -80 - 247 - 2899 -5..
  • STORCK, U. Technika masáže v rehabilitaci. Praha: Grada, 2010. ISBN 978-80-247-2663-2.

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