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The Angel Academy of Teaching & Training, Loughton, Essex, London - Massage Courses - Anatomy & Physiology

Anatomy & Physiology


The course last two days, usually on a weekend, so you dont have to take time out of your busy week!

Dates and Costs

ABT Accredited course costs £599. Upgrade to NVQ Level 3 accredition for an additional £199. We take payment via PayPal or cash.

Please see below our list of upcoming courses. Click on the course for further information, request a call or email regarding the course or book now!


No courses scheduled. Please contact us regarding desired dates for private tuition. Aims & Objectives

To enable students to identify all bodily systems relating to Anatomy and Physiology, allowing them to apply their knowledge and understanding into their therapeutic working life.

To ensure that during the course, students will understand with virtual learning, assessments and tests anatomy and physiology appropriate to their area of practice so that they are able to recognise normal anatomical structures, physiological processes and deal safely and effectively with a variety of associated problems and/or contraindications to treatment.

The study and certification of Anatomy and Physiology is a pre-requisite required in order to legally carry out treatments as a working therapist. It allows a therapist to recognise how their treatment can effect and improve bodily functions.

The course will cover the following:

  • Cells and Tissues
  • The Skeletal System
  • The Integumentary System
  • The Blood Lymph Systems
  • The Muscular System
  • Neurology
  • The Digestive and Excretory Systems
  • The Respiratory and Olfactory Systems
  • The Endocrine and Reproductive Systems
  • Arthrology
  • Health and Safety Issues
  • Salon Management
  • Hygiene in the Workplace

Full Course Criteria

The Skeletal System and Joints:

  • Understand the interdependence of parts of the Skeleton, growth and ossification.
  • Identify the function of bones, structure of arches, functioning and connective tissue.
  • Learn the types of Joints and their associated actions.
  • Correctly identify the structure of a Cell and Tissue Fibres
  • Ability to label related diagrams.
Neurology and The Muscular System:
  • Discuss the nature and structure of striated and un-striated muscles.
  • Identify the position, action and attachment of the muscles.
  • Label diagram and understand how muscle movement takes place.
  • Study the nature, function and structure of the nervous system discussing nervous tissue and nerve plexes.
The Respiratory and Olfactory System:
  • Understand the organs, their functions, position and actions in relation to one another.
  • Identify the relationship of the heart and lungs in the Vascular System.
  • The physiological importance of breathing.
  • Learn the function of the Olfactory Receptors, its stimulators, mucous membranes and the nature of the nasal cavities.
  • Ability to label related diagrams.
The Digestive and Excretory System:
  • Identify the mechanical and physiological process of digestion and waste elimination.
  • Label diagram and understand the processes of the digestive system.
  • Study how nutrients are absorbed, and learn the function of enzymes, absorption, deposition and rates of metabolism.
  • Understand the importance of the Excretory System in relation to health including the importance of fluid intake and healthy excretion.
  • Learn the location, structure, function and importance of the related organs.
The Blood and Lymphatic System:
  • Identify the relationship of the Blood and The Lymphatic System.
  • Understand the structure and function of arteries, veins and capillaries and the composition and prime functions of blood particles.
  • Label diagram and understand the processes of the Blood and Lymph.
  • Explain in detail the Circulatory System and specify the cardiac system.
  • Understand the composition of Lymph, and the name and position of major lymph nodes.
  • Draw a Lymph Node.
The Endocrine and Reproductive System:
  • Discuss the hormonal factors involved in sex differentiation and how they affect fat and hair distribution, fluid retention, female breasts and hormonal secretions.
  • Draw and label the organs of the Endocrine and the Reproductive Systems.
  • Identify the processes of reproduction, the structure and function of the male and female reproductive systems.
  • Discuss the changes in puberty, the effects of hormones and changes due to ageing.


A ABT certificate is provided with an option to upgrade to an NVQ Level 3 accreditation for £199


There are no prerequisites to attending this course

What You Need To Bring

Bring yourselves, and a notebook!

What We Provide

We provide a full detailed working manual and a workbook with quizzes, assignments and labelled diagrams. We aim to make this course fun whilst being very informative and it is the equivalent of two degrees from college education. This course offers classroom tuition to fit in around your working schedule. Criteria can be accessed remotely so a level of home study is possible.

Tutors Experience

Our tutors are college trained and have extensive anatomy and physiology knowledge to impart. This course has incorporated a one year study course and will fully equip you to understand the full workings of your clients body.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What can I use an Anatomy & Physiolgy qualification for?

A. You need to have an Anatomy & Physiology qualification before you can attend other massage courses. Once you have attained your anatomy and physiology qualification you can attend any massage course in the country without having to re-study anatomy & physiology. With an anatomy & physiology qualification, as a practitioner/therapist you will understand the full workings of the human body.

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