DPT 704: Kinesiology

Credits 4.0

This course provides a foundation for the practice of physical rehabilitation. The structural and functional anatomy  of the musculoskeletal system is applied to the study of human movement. The course includes both classroom and laboratory instruction with emphasis on movement and function of the upper extremities, axial skeleton, and lower extremities. Normal and abnormal posture and gait as well as an introduction to motor control are included as part of this course. Three lecture hours and one lab hour.