(4-2) 5 Cr. Hrs.
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This is the third of three courses on the human body systems as they relate to the practice of massage therapy. It continues with the principles of anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, pathology and pharmacology. A combination of lecture and lab, students are presented with a decision making model for critical thinking. Students will learn about the digestive, immune, lymphatic, reproductive, respiratory and urinary systems in a theoretical and hands-on manner. Students will continue the exploration of concepts, terminology and structures of movement. Whole body principles, stages of development, metabolism, nutrition and stress management as they relate to principles of health and wellness will be addressed.
(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)
(A course to be taken in the same semester as this course.)
Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to: