Oct 15, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog
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OTA 250 - Functional Kinesiology

Hours: 2
In this course, students use and apply their knowledge of anatomy and physiology to study muscle groups and their function relative to performing various activities. Analysis of functional movement patterns required to work, self-care, play, and leisure activities is emphasized. Priniciples and techniques of manual muscle testing and range of motion are practiced, specifically as they relate to the impact on daily activities.  Principles of energy conservation, joint protection and work simplication are presented.  Prevention, health maintenance and safety procedures relevant to functional activities are reviewed.

Prerequisite: OTA 200 , OTA 205 , OTA 210 , OTA 215 , OTA 220 . A grade of C or better and a minimum GPA of 2.5 in all OTA pre-requisite courses.
Corequisite: OTA 255 , OTA 260 , OTA 265 , OTA 259  



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