Course: PTA 2024  Therapeutic Exercise II

Subject: Physical Therapist Assistant

Prerequisites: PTA 1312; Corequisite PTA 1202, PTA 2113, PTA 2021

Credits: 4

Description: The student will continue to apply biomechanical principles of human motion to progress functional exercise programs. The student will understand the purposes, indications, and contraindications for exercise. The student will be able to apply the principles of therapeutic exercise to a wide variety of neurological, cardiac, multiple traumas, and various debilitating conditions, and monitor the effectiveness of the exercise. The student will recognize the role of the PTA and will progress the patient’s exercise program within the plan of care established by the physical therapist.