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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

New York Institute of Massage, Inc. | Evaluated Learning Experience


81 hours (9 weeks).
New York Institute of Massage, 4701 Transit Road, Williamsville, New York.
November 1996 - November 1999.*
Instructional delivery format: 
Traditional classroom model
Learner Outcomes: 

Upon successful completion of the course, students will be able to: name and articulate the muscles and their functions, including origin, insertion, action potential, innervation, and range of motion.


Major topics include: anatomical terminology; muscle physiology; cranial and facial muscles; neck and shoulder girdle; head and vertebral column; chest, respiration, and abdominals; arm, forearm, and extensors; flexors of the hand, hip, thigh, and leg; leg and foot; gait analysis; range of motion. NOTE: Laboratory work is not included.

Credit recommendation: 
In the lower division baccalaureate/ associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Massage Therapy, Health Science, Science, or related disciplines (12/98). NOTE: Credit is not recommended as a laboratory science course. *NOTE: The credit recommendation for this course continues in the preceding section.