2021-2022 Catalog 
    
    Sep 23, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog

OTA 120 - Kinesiology for the OTA (3 Credits)


This course covers the structure and function of the human body to enable students to analyze human motion across the lifespan and relate human motion and performance to daily occupations. Human motion is analyzed in relation to the dynamics of occupation and activity. The focus is on the interaction of occupation, performance skills, performance patterns, activity demands, contexts and environments, and individual factors. Techniques of analyzing human motion are taught, including range of motion measurement, manual muscle testing and sensory testing. Lecture Hours: 26. Laboratory Hours: 26. Prerequisite(s): Permission of the department head. Course Fee: $60. Laboratory Fee: $25. Usually offered in the fall.