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Spring 2024
Jun 21,2024
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PTA 133LR - Applied Kinesiology 2 Lab
Associated Term: Spring 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Analyze normal and abnormal postural alignment and resulting stresses to the spine and surrounding structures
2. Describe and demonstrate phases and structures of respiration
3. Practice clinical observation skills and identify structures and functions of the spine and upper extremity
4. Perform data collection including observation, anthropometric measurements and goniometry of the upper quarter
5. Demonstrate manual muscle testing and muscle length testing procedures for the upper quarter
6. Demonstrate different types of muscle contraction and movement of the trunk and upper extremity including their relevance to clinical setting
7. Demonstrate understanding of arthrokinematic principles of the upper quarter
8. Identify the structures, motions and functions of the trunk and upper quarter
9. Design, demonstrate and instruct exercise application for muscles of the trunk and upper quarter
10. Demonstrate use of PNF for soft tissue ROM and strengthening of the upper extremity
11. Recognize common compensatory strategies and substitutions through the trunk and upper quarter
12. Identify the components and functions of the human hand
13. Demonstrate workplace behavior in the laboratory setting
14. Demonstrate clinical rationale and proper documentation of procedures performed for the spine and upper extremity
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