Course: PTA 1023  Dynamic Human Motion

Subject: Physical Therapist Assistant

Prerequisites: BIO 1314; Corequisite: PTA 1013, PTA 1213, BIO 1414

Credits: 3

Description: The student will be introduced to basic concepts concerning human motion, bony landmarks, muscle location and function, and nerve innervations. The student will learn basic manual muscle testing to assess function and complete an in depth learning module on the use of the goniometer to assess joint motion. The class is divided into five units of instruction: terminology, skeletal and articular system, functional anatomy, goniometry, and manual muscle testing.