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PTA 110 Therapeutic Exercise
Credit Hours: 0.5
Prerequisite: Acceptance into Physical Therapist Assistant program

This first semester lab exercise course will meet one day a week for the semester. Instruction in a variety of therapeutic exercises will be performed, for example: cardiovascular, balance, co-ordination, strengthening, Swiss ball, foam roller, core, basic types of passive, active assisted and active range f motion exercises. The student will learn proper body alignment and posture during performance of exercises. Other topics will include safety related to guarding and monitoring physical status and physiological responses during exercise. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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SPECIAL NOTE: Explore the physical therapist assistant program and come to an information session. For more details, go to elgin.edu/visitecc

A criminal background check, drug test,and appropriate PSB-HOA test scores are required for the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) program. For more information please refer to elgin.edu/ph ysicaltherapy