EXS 288 - Orthopedic Assessment of Lumbar Spine and Lower Extremities

Provides an in-depth view of injury assessment to the lower body and lumbar spine. Common injuries seen in the physically active are emphasized. Included are epidemiological, mechanical, and physiological factors that contribute to injuries of the lower body and lumbar spine. Course topics are illustrated within the laboratory setting, permitting students to develop competence in performing assessments prior to commencement of clinical rotations. Lecture, 2 hours; laboratory, 2 hours.

Prerequisite(s): 'C-' or better in EXS 281 or departmental permission.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2017