PT 260 - Therapeutic Exercise--Ii

Advanced principles of exercise in the treatment of disease and injury. P T 260 Therapeutic Exercise II (3) Advanced principles and application of exercise in the treatment of disease and injury will be explored. Verbal and non-verbal communication and their role in patient education approaches will be addressed. Students will learn concepts and skills necessary to promote healing through exercise and will be able to apply these skills appropriately for a variety of populations. Topics of instruction may include but are not limited to: pre/post-surgical interventions, orthopedics, women's health, cardiopulmonary, postural dysfunction, pediatrics, geriatrics, occupational medicine, muscle stretching and strengthening, and other specific topics. Integration of all techniques and didactic material presented in other courses is required. Cognitive and psychomotor skills will be assessed through written examination as well as practical examinations and competencies. Prerequisites: a grade of C or better in BIOL 141, BIOL 142, P T150, P T 160, P T 270, P T 384, P T 395E, and P T 395W. This course should prepare students for higher level courses within the PTA curriculum and is a prerequisite for P T 395F and 395G. P T 260 will be offered once per calendar year and expected enrollment is 20-45 PTA students, with a maximum of 15 students per lab.Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details, check with the specific course syllabus. .
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