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PTA 1120 — Functional Anatomy for the PTA 4 Credit hours  2 Contact hours

Involves the study of basic functional anatomy as it relates to the field of physical therapy. Students will study descriptive terminology, osteology, arthrology, and neurology and muscle physiology. Emphasis is placed on origin, insertion, action, and innervation of major muscles along with the ligamentous integrity of peripheral joints of the human body. Common diseases of the musculoskeletal system are introduced to provide clinical relevance. Group laboratory activities will focus on visualization of bony landmarks, muscles and nerves on anatomical models and the cadaver. Palpation of bones, muscles and joints will also be emphasized during laboratory sessions. "C" grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: BHS 1390, BIO 1110, COM 1110, PTA 1100, Admission to the PTA Program
Corequisites: PTA-1120L, PTA 1140, PTA-1140L.

Physical Therapist Assistant

Andrea Liles, MPT, Program Coordinator Phone: (419) 993-7420 Email: Office: 105B Tech Edu Lab

Division of Health Sciences and Public Service

...MAT, NSG, OTA, PNS, PTA, RAD, and RES...and Physiology I (*) BIO 1120 Anatomy and Physiology...