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    Nazareth College Catalogs
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog
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PTR 511 - Kinesiology


Kinesiology emphasizes the application of mechanical and physiological principles to the human movement system. Mechanical properties of biological tissue, kinematics, kinetics, muscle actions, and joint structure and function are examined. Students will perform detailed analyses of normal and abnormal movement and alignment of the spine and extremities. Gait and postural analyses also are conducted, with specific attention given to individual joint motion and muscle activity during the swing and stance phases of gait. Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Corequisite: PTR*511L.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all prior required PT courses. Additional course fee required. Corequisite: PTR*511L. Normal cycle offering: Fall. Yearly cycle: all years.

Credits: 4



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