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Sports Massage for Injury Care Online CE Exam

Sports Massage for Injury Care Online CE Exam

$69.95 CAD

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    Online Course

    This product is delivered online:
    • Continuing education exam
    • NOTE: The text Sports Massage for Injury Care is required for successful completion of this exam but is not included in this version. Purchase this version only if you already own the text or ebook.
    Consisting of multiple-choice questions, this continuing education exam is designed to be taken after reading Sports Massage for Injury Care. The exam will test your knowledge of the information presented in the book, so you can apply the concepts to your clients and athletes and pursue continuing education in the process.

    Learning Objectives
    After reading this book and successfully completing the multiple-choice exam, you will be able to do the following:
    • Recognize the components needed in developing an appropriate and effective treatment plan for neuromuscular injuries.
    • Explain why a sports massage therapist must be aware of viewing any condition solely through the lens of their profession.
    • Develop an understanding of the recent and emerging knowledge in pain science and how it is a critical factor within evidence-based practice.
    • Define the major types of soft tissue in the body.
    • List the structure and function of collagen, fascia, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.
    • Define the components of an assessment using the acronym HOPS.
    • Explain the characteristics of acute and chronic soft tissue injuries and differentiate the two types.
    • Explain the traditional thinking and current thinking regarding the use of cryotherapy on acute soft tissue injuries.
    • Understand the principles and applications of common Swedish massage strokes, including effleurage, petrissage, muscle-broadening strokes, and longitudinal stripping.
    • Describe the principles and applications of less popular but effective techniques such as pin and stretch, isolytic contractions, and deep friction massage techniques.


    A continuing education course for massage therapists, physical therapists, physiotherapists, and athletic trainers.


    Robert E. McAtee, BA, LMT, BCTMB, CSCS, has maintained a full-time massage therapy practice for over 38 years, specializing in sports massage and soft tissue therapy, with significant clinical experience in treating people with injuries and chronic pain. Since 1988, he has owned Pro-Active Massage Therapy, an international private practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

    McAtee is designated an Approved Provider by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork (NCBTMB). He is a sought-after presenter—throughout the United States and worldwide—on the topics of facilitated stretching, sports massage, and soft tissue injury care.

    McAtee received his massage training at the Institute for Psycho-Structural Balancing (IPSB) in Los Angeles and San Diego and through the Sports Massage Training Institute (SMTI) in Costa Mesa, California. He holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from California State University, is board certified in therapeutic massage and bodywork, and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He has been an active member of the American Massage Therapy Association since 1988.

    He is also the coauthor of the best-selling book Facilitated Stretching, Fourth Edition, used by health and fitness professionals worldwide as their go-to resource for PNF stretching and strengthening techniques.