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PTA 220: Therapeutic Exercise I

This course introduces the PTA student to the theory, principles and procedures of therapeutic exercise providing the basis for safe and appropriate selection, administration, monitoring and adjustment of exercise programs (including balance, strengthening and posture). Students develop a rationale for the selection and use of basic exercise equipment and practice the development, selection and progression of goal-directed therapeutic exercise programs as well as monitoring and documenting patient performance and response. Laboratory activities correlate with lecture topics and include practice, patient simulations, and demonstrations.

Level I Prereq: Academic Reading and Writing Levels of 6; PTA 180 minimum grade "C"

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