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PTA 1200 — Therapeutic Exercise for the PTA

Credit Hours: 4.00   Total Contact Hours: 6.00   Lecture Hours: 2.00   Lab Hours: 4.00  

Covers the basic concepts and principles of therapeutic exercise and foundational techniques. The course includes instruction in the areas of progressive resistive exercise, range of motion, stretching, coordination, balance, relaxation, aquatic therapy, general fitness, posture and core stabilization. A multitude of orthopedic pathologies and appropriate therapeutic exercise programs are covered and adapted for various aged patients. Case studies will be utilized to facilitate implementation of therapeutic exercise progression and to underscore the importance of evidence based practice in the clinical setting. 'C' grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: BIO 1120, PTA 1000, PTA 1110, PTA 1140
Corequisites: PTA 1220.