Associate TR-NQF-HE: Level 5 QF-EHEA: Short Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 5

General Information about the Course

Course Code: SBG204
Course Title: Reflexology
Course Semester: 4. Semester / Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
1 1 2 3
Language of instruction: TR
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Necessary
Level of course:
Associate TR-NQF-HE:5. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:Short Cycle EQF-LLL:5. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Meral Yüncü

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: Reflexology is a course designed for people who specialize in the field of massage to receive supportive and complementary massage training. This course, which contains information such as the basic anatomy of the foot, the ability to detect reflex points, also introduces the meridians in the human body in detail. Thanks to the lesson, you will have an adequate equipment. The aim of the reflexology course is to train qualified specialists in this field.
Course Objective: Reflexology is to release the energy accumulated in a certain area of the body with various massage movements performed on the feet. Reflexology, a kind of therapy, allows a person to strengthen the circulatory system along with relaxation, a comfortable sleep and a body free of toxins. The person who has undergone reflexology feels relieved spiritually and physically, increases blood flow.
Thanks to this massage applied to the feet, the self-healing property of the body is activated. The reflexologist aims to start healing by spreading this energy throughout the body.
Mode of Delivery: Face to face

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) Students taking reflexology courses understand that the entire nervous system of the body tends to adapt to external factors, including touch.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) The touch of a reflexologist can help calm the central nervous system, promote relaxation and other benefits, just like any form of massage. Sometimes the brain reacts to physical pain. It is observed that reflexology can reduce pain with calming touches, which in turn can help improve mood and reduce stress.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) It can explain how reflexology works with the theory of the region (Meridian). This theory accepts that the body contains 10 vertical zones. Each region contains different body parts and understands their corresponding to certain fingers and toes. Practitioners of territory theory perceive that touching these fingers and toes gives access to every part of the body in a certain area.

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) What is Supportive Therapy REFLEXOLOGY? Step-by-Step Health The union of soul, mind and body
2) On the feet, the points where the organs are reflected. How is the relationship between organs and the reflection points of organs Decayed? Far Eastern thought, the relationship between organs and reflection points, energy channels passing through the body (meridians).
3) The benefits of reflexology, lymphatic system, Balanced healthy functioning of energy. Organs that secrete hormones in the body.
4) Situations where relexology cannot be applied or care is required during the application. How Should the Reflexology Session Be, the layout of the relexology room, the duration of the reflexology massage.
5) The History of Reflexology, 'Zone Therapy, The location of organs in the foot, their distribution in our body.
6) Foot Skeleton And Anatomy, Map of the Feet The place where the organs are reflected standing is its anatomical position on the body and the reflection points under, next to and on the feet.
7) Organs according to their departments, l. Head and nape section 2. Chest section 3. Abdominal section 4. Groin, genitals, leg lymph, heel and ankle circumference. 5. The spine is the area from the thumb to the middle of the heel, located on the inner edge of my foot. 6. Arm, elbow, wrist, hand, leg, knee and hip starting from where the little finger ends to the end of the heel, the area located on the outer edge of the foot.
9) Cinsel Organlar ve Belkemiği
10) Application of anesthesia (superficial cream)
11) Before and after application information.
12) Massage, Methods Used in Massage
13) Masjin beginning and/or at the end of the applied methods, Rotation, Stretching the Achilles tendon, Spine Bending technique when doing Massage to remember,
14) Meridians
15) Problems And Applications Calluses, athlete's foot (athlete's foot), Fungal growth on the nail, Eczema, Warts, Ingrown toenails, Hardening nail, Problems on the heel, Problems on the sole of the foot, Bone dislocation, Overlapping toes, Reflexologist's Approach to problems, First Aid, Working on one or several systems.

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Program Outcomes

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. 7 % 10
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination % 0
Midterms 1 % 30
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 14
Application 14 14
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 14 42
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.)
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.)
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams 2 8
Preparing for the General Exam 2 10
GENERAL EXAM (Final) 1 1
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 90
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 3