Information Package / Course Catalogue
Massage Therapy
Course Code: STU514
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 4
Lab: 0
ECTS: 6
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to provide students with basic theoretical and practical information about massage techniques and to be able to learn the basic concepts of evaluation and application in different situations where massage is used

Course Content

Basic theoretical and practical knowledge about massage techniques, basic concepts about evaluation and application in different situations where massage is used

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Yasemin TURAN
Learning Outcomes
1.1. The students can describe the therapy massage.
2.2. The students learn basic information about the mechanical, physiological and clinical effects of massage methods and techniques.
3.3. The students learn how to make necessary evaluations in planning massage therapy.
4.4. The students learn pathologies that may be contraindicated in massage.
5.5. The students will expose practical experiences
Recommended or Required Reading
1.-Masaj Teknikleri, Yüksel, Alp Yayınevi, Ankara, 2007.
2.Tappan F. “Healing Massage Techniques :Holistic, Classic, and Emerging Methods”
3.Appleton&Lange, Connecticut, 1988.Andrade CR, Clifford P.”Outcome-Bsad Massage”, Lippincott Williams&Wilkins,Philadelphia, 2001.
4.· Fritz S. “Mosby’s Fundamentals of Therapeutic Massage”, Mosby Lifeline, St Louis, 1995
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Research methods
Week 2 - Theoretical
Research methods
Week 3 - Theoretical
Problem definition
Week 4 - Theoretical
Problem definition
Week 5 - Theoretical
Planning research design
Week 6 - Theoretical
Planning research design
Week 7 - Theoretical
Determining sampling group
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Determining sampling group
Week 10 - Theoretical
Data collection
Week 11 - Theoretical
Data collection
Week 12 - Theoretical
Data Analysis
Week 13 - Theoretical
Data Analysis
Week 14 - Theoretical
Defining result and writing report
Week 15 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1453112
Midterm Examination1101121
Final Examination1101121
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)154
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
PÇ-11
OÇ-1
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-2
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-4
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
OÇ-5
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
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