Biomechanical & Sensorimotor Strategies (OCCP5208)

UNIT OF STUDY

Students will develop knowledge and skills required to provide occupational therapy for people whose occupational performance is compromised by biomechanical and sensory motor impairments. A variety of theoretical perspectives used to guide practice will be covered. Students will learn how to evaluate performance, design occupation-embedded therapy programs, clearly articulate the theoretical and evidence-based rationale for their programs, and select methods to evaluate outcomes from therapy.

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Classes

2-hr lecture/week, 2-hr practicum/week

Assessment

practical report, group work (40%), examination (20%) and written assignment (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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