MASS502 – Massage Therapeutics

Module code
Module title
Massage Therapeutics
The aim of this module is to provide students with a theoretical and practical base to apply specialised wellness and relaxation massage skills
  • SH1803
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate knowledge of sport massage techniques, and perform pre-, in- and post-event massage techniques
Demonstrate Chair, Pregnancy and Infant massage techniques
Select and apply quality of touch and energy balancing techniques
- Pre-, in- and post-event massage techniques in a massage practice setting
- Mobility and stretching techniques
- Massage techniques using a massage chair; during the stages of pregnancy and for infant massage
- Subtle aspects of touch; flow and energy balancing techniques
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Lectures will be used to introduce key themes and main topics to the students. Tutorials will develop concepts further through kinaesthetic or visual tasks. The assignments will encourage reflection on important concepts taught throughout the course.
Assessment Criteria
To pass this module the student must complete all assignments and accumulate an overall module mark of no less than 50%