Walsh University Graduate Catalog 2013-2014
PT 608 Foundations of Clinical Exercise 4 sem. hrs.
This course examines in depth the mechanisms of muscle function, the principles of therapeutic exercise, and the practical application of exercise. The basic skills of clinical interventions including range of motion, stretching and flexibility, strengthening (strength, endurance and power training), balance, agility and aerobic training will be covered in depth. This information will prepare the student to critically think about, evaluate, and implement a plan of care for paper patients involving a variety of diagnoses in the musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, and neurological clinical science sequence courses.
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