Course Catalog » Physical Therapy 218D

Subject: Physical Therapy
Course Number: 218D
Course Title: Therapeutic Exercise: Exercise for Special Populations
Units: 1.5
School: Graduate Division
Department: Physical Therapy Program

Course Description: Students will further their understanding of integrating advanced exercise prescription principles of nerve, tendon, and muscle biology/kinesiology to design and modify evidence-based exercise programs for populations with varying diagnoses, impairments, comorbidities.They'll synthesize evaluation findings into a problem-based plan of care including therapeutic exercise and manual therapy. These concepts will be adapted to a variety of special populations in the physical therapy environment.
Prerequisites: PT200ABC, PT 201AB, PT 706, KIN746, PT 731/742/743, PT720, PT710/11, PT218ABC
Restrictions: Third-year DPT students
Activities: Direct - Lecture, Direct - Lab-Skills, Student - Lecture

Instructor of Record: K. Leung
Additional Instructor(s): A. Lui
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Winter
Course Grading Convention: Letter Grade
Graduate Division course: Yes
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? Yes
Repeat course for credit? No