PTA 215 - Therapeutic Exercise II

(Two hours theory, three hours of laboratory per week) This course is a continuation of the study of physical therapy skills including the anatomy and physiology of exercise and principles of exercise prescription. Included is the study and application of cardiovascular exercise, progressive resistive exercise, stretching and balance exercises. Both traditional and alternative approaches to exercise are presented. There is an emphasis on wellness programs, exercise progression and modification for pathological conditions, and physical therapy appropriate for related disorders. 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