Physical Therapist Assistant (PTH)

PTH 115
- Kinesiology for the Physical Therapist Assistant

(
4
cr.)

Prerequisites: PTH 105, PTH 110; Corequisite: PTH 151. Focuses on the relationship of specific joint structure and function, the role of individual muscles and groups of muscles and neurologic principles in both normal and pathological movement. The course includes a review of basic physics and biomechanical principles as applied to human movement. Specific posture and gait analysis are also included. Lecture 2 hours. Laboratory 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.

 

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