Therapeutic Exercise   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]

PHT 2224C - Therapeutic Exercise

This course is designed to introduce the student to the study of the neurological, musculoskeletal, and cardiovascular basis for application of therapeutic exercise. The student will recall basic anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, and kinesiology, and apply this information to common disorders seen in the musculoskeletal system. This course will describe general aspects of therapeutic exercise, and specific attention will be given to application of therapeutic exercise for specific body segments and/or joints of the upper extremities, lower extremities, and spine expanding on the students' understanding of anatomy and kinesiology. The laboratory component provides students with an opportunity to apply and practice skills with an emphasis on safety, effectiveness, and efficiency.
Prerequisites: PHT 2252C.
Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:2. 
Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour; 2 laboratory hours.