Course Code and Number:PTA 200 Course Title:PHYSICAL THERAPY INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES III Credits: 8 Cr.
Study of therapeutic exercise including the basic physiology and rationale for application, equipment utilization, specific techniques and application to various patient populations. Basic overview of and application of motor control theories and techniques. Integration of manual muscle testing and goniometry. Study of principles and specific techniques relating to ambulation, mat and gait programs, independent living skills, documentation, rehabilitation procedures, orthotics and prosthetics. Study of the role of the rehabilitation team. Classroom laboratory practice in the application of concepts and techniques. Evaluation is based on written assignments, written exams, lab performance tests and practical exams.