PTA 105 - Functional Anatomy for the Physical Therapist Assistant

(Two hours of theory, three hours of laboratory per week) Introduce the student to the essentials of functional anatomy as related to the study of muscle origin, insertion, action and innervation. Basic terminology and concepts of applied kinesiology and physics will also be covered. Laboratory experiences will include visualizing cadaver dissections, obtaining a working knowledge of applied surface anatomy and introduction to goniometry. The transfer hybrid option has four on-campus skills weekends focused on psychomotor skills for the PTA.

Semester hours: 3.0

Last updated: 06/14/2023