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Neuromusculoskeletal Foundations for the Massage Therapist (TMS162)

3.0 Semester Hours

This course studies the human nervous, muscular and skeletal systems, and how these systems work together to produce movement. This provides the foundation for the study of biomechanics, posture and gait. This course further touches on the effects of therapeutic massage on these systems, and how massage can generally be used to improve dysfunctional patterns. This course incorporates palpation of human subjects and the use anatomical models.

Prereq: BIO260 or BIO270 and concurrent enrollment in BIO272.

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