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2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2014-2015 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PHTH 401 - Movement Science 1

(4 credits)
This course will investigate normal and pathological human movement using the laws of motion and principles of arthrology. Emphasis will be placed on isolated and gross movement patterns. Specific application of functional anatomy and kinesiological principles will be studied with respect to human locomotion. In addition, the course will investigate mechanical principles which govern human movement. Ergonomic principles will be discussed with applications to the clinical setting. 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.