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Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy II - PHTY5203

Year - 2018

The purpose of this unit is to provide students with the bases of assessment, treatment planning and application for uncomplicated musculoskeletal conditions affecting the lower limbs and lumbar region of the spine. Students will develop the ability to select and implement assessments and interventions based on clinical reasoning, principles of evidence-based practice and safety. Emphasis will be given to developing clinical reasoning skills, the systematic structuring and recording of the examinations and to the application of anatomy, physiology and pathology to these clinical problems. Students will also gain an understanding of key concept regarding clinical diagnostic validity.

1x2hr lecture and 1x2hr tutorial per week for 13 weeks

Mid-semester practical/viva (20%); end semester practical/viva exam (20%); end semester written exam (60%)

Brukner P and Khan K (2012): Clinical Sports Medicine (4th Ed). Sydney: McGraw-Hill. Petty N (2011) Neuromusculoskeletal Examination and Assessment (4th Ed). Churchill Livingstone. Petty N (2012) Principles of Neuromusculoskeletal Treatment and Management (2nd Ed). Churchill Livingstone

Additional information
Note that 90% attendance is required for tutorials


PHTY5136 and PHTY5137




Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Physiotherapy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Paula Beckenkamp
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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