Exercise Sciences

Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Injuries

Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Injuries
Basic principles, techniques, and progression of orthopedic/musculoskeletal rehabilitation.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEXSC 415
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 418
Course Outcomes: 

Tissue Healing

Understand tissue healing and how therapeutic exercise affects tissue healing.

Functional Progression

Understand the concept of functional progression and how it guides individual rehabilitation protocols. Rehabilitation is not a recipe that fits all people.

Therapeutic Exercise, ROM, and Manual Therapy Techniques

Apply and understand therapeutic exercise, range of motion, and manual therapy techniques to enhance the goals within a rehabilitation plan for athletic injury.

Goals of Rehabilitation

Synthesize the different goals of rehabilitation to be combined for any injury and condition to return the patient to full activity.