Description
KINESIOLOGY AND BIOMECHANICS
Course will cover the functional anatomy and biomechanics of the major joints of the human body and the application of mechanics to describe and analyze normal and pathological human movement. Students will be analyzing muscle function and joint motions involved in an exercise or functional activity, palpating muscle groups and bony landmarks, testing the strength of a muscle group, and demonstrating exercises to stretch or strengthen various muscles.
Details
Grading Basis
Letter Grade
Units
2
Component
Laboratory - Required
Lecture - Required
Recitation - Required
Offering
Course
REHSCI 1220
Academic Group
Sch of Hlth & Rehab Scs
Academic Organization
Physical Therapy
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Enrollment Requirements
PREQ: REHSCI 1200 and (PHYS 0101 or 0110 or 0140 or 0150 or 0174); MIN GRADE "C-" for all listed courses; CREQ: REHSCI 1221
Typically Offered
Spring