Course: KIN 513/L. Adapted Therapeutic Exercise: Assessment and Design and Lab (2/1)
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the Kinesiology M.S. program or admission to APE Added-Authorization Program or consent of instructor. Corequisite: KIN 513L. This course is designed to teach advanced knowledge and techniques in adapted therapeutic exercise. The course provides opportunities for students to integrate various aspects of kinesiology, including anatomical, physiological, biomechanical, pedagogical and socio-psychological knowledge as related to adapted exercise programs. Students will learn specific clinical assessment techniques, such as manual muscle test, goniometry, gait analysis and balance assessment. Students also will learn how to design individualized exercise programs for individuals with disabilities. In addition to the lecture class, all students will have hands-on experiences performing clinical assessment and designing a program for a participant with a physical disability in the lab class.