Oct 22, 2019  
2019-2020 
    
2019-2020

PTA 235 Kinesiology for Rehabilitation


Prerequisites: Successful completion of PTA 120  and PTA 125 
4 credits

This course is designed to give the student an understanding of human movement, anatomy, and biomechanics, and their application to physical therapy. Students will explore the anatomical structure of each muscle/joint of the body as well as positioning variables, range of motion, applied forces, and joint kinematics. Students will learn to assess, measure, and analyze posture, gait, range of motion, and biomechanics. Three hours of lecture; three hours of lab per week.