September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
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September 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 110 - Functional Kinesiology

Through integrated laboratory and lecture, this course will instruct students on the science of movement. Functional anatomy and physiology will be reviewed. Students will be instructed on descriptive terminology as it relates to kinesiology. Biomechanical principles will be discussed and applied. The relationship of these principles to the hip, knee, ankle, elbow, forearm, wrist, hand, lower extremity, head, neck, and trunk will be explored in detail. Students will be introduced to range of motion and palpation of bony prominences, joints, and muscles. An in-depth analysis of human movement, with emphasis on typical gait and posture, will be incorporated into the course. Semester Credit Hours 4.00 Semester Credit Hours. Lecture Contact Hours: 30. Lab Contact Hours: 60. Clinical Contact Hours: 0. Prerequisites: PT 105 Principles of Physical Therapist Assistant Practice  and PT 116 Pathophysiology for Physical Therapist Assistants . Corequisite: PT 130 Basic Patient Care .