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Introduction to Massage Therapy

MGT 1214

Credit(s): 4

This course teaches the student theories and principles of therapeutic massage and includes the effects, benefits, indications and contraindications, history of massage therapy, Mississippi laws and regulations pertaining to massage therapist, educational and licensing requirements, professional ethics, equipment and products, client evaluations, draping techniques, massage environment, massage therapy in a health-care system, sanitary and safety practices, therapist body mechanics, conditioning, strengthening, flexibility, human relationship skills, and basic business and marketing skills. (4,4,0)