Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver HLTMSG007, 'Adapt remedial massage practice for athletes'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



Elements define the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine scope of massage services required

1.1 Obtain information from athlete about their potential service needs

1.2 Collate and evaluate information from others involved in the health management of the athlete

1.3 Determine where and how massage fits within the overall athlete health management program

1.4 Confirm own role and responsibilities with athlete and other health management professionals

2. Adapt remedial massage assessment and treatment strategies to athlete needs

2.1 Incorporate pre and post event massage based on demands and impacts of the sporting activity and individual profile

2.2 Identify musculoskeletal sports injuries and their potential for treatment with massage within scope of own practice

2.3 Tailor sports injury management strategies that incorporate the concept of stages of recovery

2.4 Recommend sport injury specific therapies and exercises that support massage treatment

2.5 Provide athlete education in relation to self-massage techniques as required

2.6 Provide recommendations for ongoing support packages to aid recovery from injury

2.7 Integrate sport related information and research evidence into treatment plan and clearly document treatment details

3. Monitor and evaluate athlete treatment strategies

3.1 Review effectiveness of treatment plans based on client response to preventative and injury related treatments

3.2 Evaluate impact of ongoing treatment in relation to client’s physical, mental and emotional condition relative to their sport

3.3 Seek feedback from others involved in the health management of the athlete and ensure that advice provided is in line with advice of other health professionals

3.4 Adjust plans based on evaluations in consultation with client and colleagues

3.5 Accurately document recommendations and changes to treatment plans