2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    Jun 17, 2024  
2020-2021 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DPT 858 Neuromuscular PT II

2 credits

A continuation of Neuromuscular Physical Therapy I and Movement Science II.  This course will focus on the examination of individuals with dysfunction of the neuromuscular system, focusing on neuromuscular control, impairments in body structure and function, activity limitations and participation restrictions.  The course will also address the selection, performance, and analysis of selected intervention strategies for patients with disorders involving the neuromuscular system. The course will examine the theoretical basis and application of selected therapeutic techniques such as PNF and NDT. Laboratory sessions will emphasize the development of specific psychomotor examination and intervention skills necessary for the successful examination, evaluation and intervention of clients across the lifespan.  Interventions and treatment progression will focus on the use of motor control research and motor learning principles to optimize patient participation and outcomes.

Prerequisite(s): DPT 808,  DPT 809,  DPT 825,  DPT 855,  DPT 857  

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