May 28, 2024  
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PT 403 - Movement Science 2

(2 credits)
This course will investigate normal and pathological human movement using the physical laws of motion and principles of arthrology for the upper extremity and spine. Emphasis will be placed on isolated and gross movement patterns. Specific application of functional anatomy and kinesiological principles will be studied with respect to mechanical principles which govern human movement. Ergonomic principles will be discussed with applications to the clinical setting. This course will also include an introduction to basic principles of orthotics. Lecture and laboratory format will ensure development of competencies in assessing human movement and in using technologies commonly used for movement analysis. Fall.