Physiology of Therapeutic Exercise   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 Academic Catalog

PT 8241 - Physiology of Therapeutic Exercise

This course will be lecture and lab based, exploring the principles guiding therapeutic exercise prescription by the physical therapist. the course is designed to provide students a solid scientific basis of normal physiological responses to acute and chronic exercise training. Topics will include metabolism, aerobic and anaerobic work, and muscle phenomena of strength, endurance and fatigue. It will also concentrate on developing skills of prescription in therapeutic exercise for specific body regions. the course will also have special emphasis on health and wellness of the general population.

Prerequisite(s): Prequisite(s): PT 8152 - Foundational Clinical Skills  

Credit Hours: 4

Term Offered: Spring