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2008-2009 Graduate Catalog 
2008-2009 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED 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 are also conducted, with specific attention given to individual joint motion and muscle activity during the swing and stance phases of gait.

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite:  Successful completion of all prior required PT courses.

Credits: 4

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