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PTA 125 Kinesiology
Credit Hours: 4
Prerequisite: Grade of C or better in PTA 114, PTA 122 and PTA 123

Kinesiology is the study of human movement. The neuromuscular and musculskeletal systems and their function in relation to activity is presented. Instruction in biomechanics, kinetics, osteo- and arthrokinematics assists in understanding joint structure and muscle function. Each major joint of the musculoskeletal system is studied and accompanied by palpation and observation during laboratory activities. Topics also include pathomechanics, muscle physiology, physical laws and principles of leverage, posture and gait. All course information will be related to the application of clinical practice. (1.2) Proficiency Credit Not Available Pass/No Credit Not Available

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