PT 141 Clinical Kinesiology for PTA

This detailed study of the human body focuses on the internal and external forces acting on the body to produce movement. Students will study the structure of specific joints and how the structure affects their movement and the function of muscles when acting individually and in combination with other muscles. Practical experience will include analysis of the components of human motion, including palpation of bones, ligaments and muscles on the human body. In addition, students will learn to perform posture and gait analysis. Prerequisite SC 253. Co-requisites: PT 142, and PT 143. Contact Hours: (3,3)