2010-2011 Academic Catalog 
    
    May 08, 2021  
2010-2011 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

PHTH 515 - KINESIOLOGY II


Credits: Three
Prerequisite: PHTH 509, BIOL 510, BIOL 511; For PT Students
Corequisite: PHTH 515L, BIOL 512, PHTH 502, PHTH 522, PHTH 525, PHTH 529

Kinesiology is the study of human motion. This course is designed to analyze the principles of biomechanics, muscle and joint anatomy and function which interact to produce or limit normal motion. Kinesiology II will include biomechanics, mechanical properties of joints and muscles and analysis of the lower extremity, lumbar spine, posture and gait. Analysis of the lower extremity and lumbar spine will include the structure, function, mechanics, select pathomechanics and analysis of movement at each region.