Dec 04, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog
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OTH 602 - Applied Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology Lecture


This course will give students an opportunity to put into practice the OT process through completion of orthopedic and neurological examinations and evaluations of the upper extremity based on orthopedic, neurological and other medical conditions influencing upper extremity function. In addition, students will explore design, fabrication, application, fitting, and training in orthotic devices used to enhance occupational performance and participation. They will train in the use of prosthetic devices, based on scientific principles of kinesiology, neuroscience, biomechanics, and physics. Students will learn safe and effective application of superficial thermal and mechanical modalities as a preparatory measure to manage pain and improve occupational performance. Students will practice documentation of occupational therapy services to ensure accountability of service provision and to meet standards for reimbursement of services.

Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all previous coursework.
Co-requisite(s): OTH 609 .
Credits: 3

Course Typically Offered: Fall
Course Type: Occupational Therapy



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