Mar 27, 2023  
Course/Program Inventory 
Course/Program Inventory

PTAT 2210 - Kinesiology for the PTA I

Credit hours: 2

Course Description:
This course integrates basic functions of the nervous and musculoskeletal system with emphasis on normal joint structure, muscle attachments, actions and innervations, and palpation skills, and data collection skills. The physical therapist assistant student will apply these concepts to the understanding of normal human motion in relation to physical therapy practice.  

Student Learning Outcomes:
Students will be able to:

  1. Describe the biomechanical concepts as related to lower extremity human movement.
  2. Identify and recognize the components of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system of the  lower extremity.
  3. Competently demonstrate joint motions of the lower extremity.
  4. Accurately demonstrate data collection skills used in physical therapy for the lower extremity.