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

PTAT 2220 - Kinesiology for the PTA II

Credit hours: 2

Course Description:
This course integrates advanced basic functions of the nervous and musculoskeletal system with emphasis on normal joint structure, muscle attachments, actions and innervations, 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 upper extremity human movement.
  2. Identify and recognize the components of the musculoskeletal and peripheral nervous system of the  upper extremity.
  3. Competently demonstrate joint motions of the upper extremity.
  4. Accurately demonstrate data collection skills used in physical therapy for the upper extremity.