The unit builds upon the material covered and the skills learned during PHTY1023. In this unit, measurement is extended to include muscle function and is coordinated with EXSS2030. The principles and application of therapeutic exercise for mobility, strength and coordination are explored and practised and the students extend their knowledge and application of therapeutic skills to include regional musculoskeletal examination, manual therapy and electrical stimulation. The unit also explores the physiology, psychology, measurement and management of pain. Students are introduced to searching the scientific literature and evaluating randomised controlled trials.
2x1-hr lecture/week, 2x1-hr tutorial/week
1x2-hr end semester written exam (50%), end semester practical skills assessment (30%) and 1000wd written report/clinical workbook (20%)
HSC Physics (or equivalent)
BIOS1169 and (EXSS1029 OR EXSS2030)