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PTA Therapeutic Exercise

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-524-142

Course Description

10-524-142 PTA THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE...provides instruction on the implementation of a variety of therapeutic exercise principles. Learners implement, educate, adapt, and assess responses to therapeutic exercises. (Prerequisites: 10-806-177, General Anatomy & Physiology; 10-524-156, PTA Applied Kinesiology 1; 10-546-140, PTA Professional Issues 1; 10-524-139 PTA Patient Interventions)

Course Typically Offered

  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Implement therapeutic exercise programs
  2. Assess aerobic capacity and endurance
  3. Implement aerobic exercises
  4. Provide patient and or caregiver instruction in home exercise programs
  5. Implement range of motion exercises
  6. Implement stretching exercises
  7. Implement strengthening exercises
  8. Implement balance, coordination, and agility training
  9. Analyze patient response to therapeutic exercise interventions