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Kinesiology/Applied Biomechics

Course Number: 
PED-346
Minimum Credits: 
3
The course will provide information for the potential coach, physical educator, therapist, and/or sport/fitness manager. Course concepts will involve those factors which identify limitations to human locomotor and non-locomotor movement. The student will understand gross skeletal/musculature anatomy, neuromuscular concepts, and physical laws of motion as they apply to human movement. The student will be able to apply theory of acquisition of motor skills and will be able to assess common musculoskeletal disorders as well as identify the etiology and therapeutic exercise for such conditions. Offered spring term.