2013 - 2014 Student Catalog 
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MAS 203 - Health, Hygiene & Hydrotherapy

2 Cr.

Self-care for the massage therapist, personal hygiene and safety practices, and hydrotherapy techniques will be presented in this three part lecture and demonstration course. First, students will explore various self-care disciplines from both the western and eastern perspectives, which are designed to develop physical and mental awareness, strength and stamina. Second, students will be made aware of the importance of personal hygiene as it relates to their professional image and overall health concerns. They will also learn to create and maintain a clean, safe, and tranquil work environment, thus completing the total hygiene picture. Third, students will have the opportunity to experience various hydrotherapy techniques, their unique therapeutic value, contraindications for use, and methods of application. Lastly, students will learn how to recognize signs of abuse or neglect in clients. Usually offered Fall semester.
Pre-Requisites: MAS 103, MAS 104, BIO 214, BIO 214L.
Pre-Requisites that may be met concurrently: BIO 215 and HED 214.

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