MASS111 - Massage Anatomy & Physiology I

Credits: 4

This course is designed to give Massage Therapy students a thorough background in anatomy and physiology stressing the importance of the therapists’ knowledge of muscles, bones and nerves. Current in-depth information is presented on the structure and function of human cells, tissues and organ systems including the skeletal, muscular, nervous, and sensory systems. Laboratory work augments lecture topics and the use of student models to explore body orientation and planes, bony landmarks, etc.

Prerequisites

Placement at College Level Reading and Admission to the Massage Therapy Program; or permission of the Program Coordinator.

Required course for