Clinical Kinesiology

OT318 (Not Liberal Arts) $ Clinical Kinesiology 5 hrs. 4 crs. This course is designed for occupational therapy majors with an established knowledge of anatomical structures. This course provides an introduction to the concepts of: biomechanics, study of human motion, gravity, linear force, rotary force, and torque. These basic concepts are applied to the musculoskeletal regions of the: head, torso, shoulder complex, elbow complex, forearm, wrist, hand, and lower extremities. The laboratory experiences challenge students to apply these concepts in the analysis, synthesis and evaluation of human movement. Coreq: OT 318L. 3 hours lecture, 2 hours laboratory.