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PHTY 508. Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy I. 6 Hours.
Semester course; 4 lecture and 4 laboratory hours. 6 credits. Teaches some of the basic evaluation methods and measurement procedures used by physical therapists in history taking and physical examination. Includes lecture, demonstration and practice in measurement of the length and girth of body parts, manual and mechanical muscle testing, joint range of motion, accessory motion testing, and palpation.