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2021-2022 Catalog
PHT 6126C: Kinesiology

Course Description for Kinesiology

PHT6126C: Kinesiology
Prerequisite:  Admission to the Physical Therapy Program This course will be an introduction of the understanding and examination human motion. The concepts and terminology from biomechanics and kinesiology will be used to explain human motion with an emphasis on the neuromuscular control of joint motion and muscle function. A regional approach to the body will explore extremity and trunk movements of functional activities such as walking, squatting, and reaching. Kinesiological and biomechanical concepts presented will be the foundation for physical therapy examination and intervention. (A laboratory fee of $25 will be assessed.)