Apr 01, 2023
EXSC 470 - Clinical Biomechanics
Biomechanical characteristics in clinical populations, Investigation of specific biomechanical and clinical interventions and devices to improve functional movement abilities. Three hour lecture 2 hours lab per week.
Prerequisite: EXSC 370 with a grade of C or higher.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of mechanical principles.
- Apply concepts to novel situations.
- Demonstrate an ability to read and interpret scientific literature.
- Apply the concepts of movement mechanics to clinical patient functioning.
- Apply their knowledge of the scientific method to answer research questions in clinical mechanics.
- Apply their quantitative skill-set and functional anatomy knowledge to provide a complete description of human movement patterns.
- Collect biomechanical signals.
- Infer how healthy movement patterns affect muscle and bone mechanics.
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Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg
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