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PTA 1220 — Clinical Kinesiology for the PTA

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

Involves the application of basic functional anatomy to an in-depth analysis of human motion. The biomechanics of each joint will be discussed along with common orthopedic joint dysfunctions, compensatory strategies, special tests, and surgical procedures. Students will also examine the gait cycle and identify possible causes for abnormal gait. Detailed goniometry and manual muscle testing will be the focus of lab content. 'C' grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: BIO 1120, PTA 1000, PTA 1110, PTA 1140
Corequisites: PTA 1200.