Oct 22, 2019  
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020 
    
Catalog/Handbook 2019-2020

PHT 1128C - Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology I


3 hours Lecture, 3 hours Lab, 4 credits
Lower-Division College Credit
Prerequisite(s): Admission to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program
Corequisite(s): PHT 1250C and PHT 2220C
AA Elective: No
This lecture and laboratory course introduces the basic principles of biomechanics and kinesiology as they pertain to human movement. Students study the osteology of the human body and identify anatomical landmarks through use of palpation skills. This course discusses myology and neurology of the abdomen, back, pelvic girdle, and lower extremities, and provides an introduction to the upper extremity, head, and neck. Manual muscle testing and basic therapeutic exercise, as applied to the lower extremities and gait evaluation, are also included in this course.



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