Apr 01, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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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.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
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.

Learner Outcomes Approval Date:

Anticipated Course Offering Terms and Locations:
Winter Locations: Ellensburg Spring Locations: Ellensburg

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