Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Rehabilitation of Physically Disabled or Injured (3 cr)
K650 | 6138 | Surburg


PREREQUISITES:
Undergraduate courses in physiology and anatomy.

CLASS MEETING:
Meets one 75 minute period two times per week

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Identification, analysis, and evaluation of physically disabling conditions
and rehabilitation procedures (including muscle testing, joint assessment,
joint mobilization, and therapeutic exercises).

COURSE GOALS:
That students will understand:  1) signs of pathology of muscular strength;
2) signs of impaired elasticity or joint flexibility;  3) common exercise
treatment principles; and  4) principles of directing exercises.

TEXTBOOK:
Muscles:  Testing and Function, (4th Edition), by Florence P. Kendall, P.T.
and Elizabeth K. McCreary.  (Published by Williams & Wilkins, 1983).

COURSE REQUIREMENTS:
2 tests and 1 laboratory exam.

COURSE GRADING:
The course grade will be based upon the two major tests (30% each), the
laboratory exam (20%), readings and class participation (8%), and
pre-laboratory reviews (12%).