PTA 118 Exercise Techniques

Therapeutic exercise is part of the second semester where students have the opportunity to apply the knowledge learned from the first semester to implement treatments for patients. This entire second semester consists of many hands-on lab experiences and opportunities to refine the skills necessary to be an effective PTA.

PTA-118 Exercise Techniques I

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Course Description: 
Provides instruction in therapeutic exercise procedures utilized by physical therapist assistants. Topics include assessment of joint motion and muscle strength, implications of range of motion (ROM) and muscle testing for exercise prescription, types of exercise, basic exercise programs, and the use of exercise equipment. Theory only-no lab activities.
PTA-102, PTA-110, PTA-132, and PTA-168