Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 145 Pathologies For Massage Therapy

5 credits
This course introduces an array of pathological conditions commonly encountered in massage practice. The effects, benefits, and contraindications of massage are also covered.

Prerequisites: MAST 105 , MAST 115 , MAST 125 .

Corequisites: MAST 135 , MAST 155 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

Global Outcome(s)
This course teaches to the global outcome of Information Literacy.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Recognize multiple pathologies commonly encountered in massage therapy
  • Describe massage benefits and contraindications for individuals with various disease states
  • Explain the systems of the body as they relate to a particular pathology
  • Converse with the health care community using appropriate medical terminology
  • Research and analyze pathology articles as they apply to indications and contraindications of massage