EXS 289 - Orthopedic Assessment of Cervical Spine and Upper Extremities

Provides an in-depth view of injury assessment relative to posture, the thoracic and cervical spines, the head, and the upper extremities. Common injuries seen in the physically active are emphasized. Included are epidemiological, mechanical, postural, and physiological factors that contribute to injuries of the upper body. 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: Spring 2017