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2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog 
    
 
  Jul 03, 2022
 
2020-2021 Graduate & Professional Studies Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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HRS 2364 - EVIDENCE BASED MEDICAL AND PHYSICAL THERAPY INTERVENTIONS FOR PERSONS WITH NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASE


Minimum Credits: 3
Maximum Credits: 3
This course will focus on an evidence based comparison of newer vs. Older `techniques’ used in the field of neurologic rehabilitation. Students will be asked to explore the evidence basis that supports or refutes use of these various approaches and techniques currently in use. Newer approaches to neurological rehabilitation will also be discussed-these include: constraint induced movement therapy, virtual reality, robotics, and deweighting. Lab and clinic visits will be incorporated into this course so that students will be able to see some of the techniques `in action’.
Academic Career: Graduate
Course Component: Lecture
Grade Component: Grad Letter Grade
Course Requirements: SBPLAN: Musculoskeletal Phys Therapy (Health and Rehabilitation Scs-MS) or Neuromuscular Physical Therapy (Health and Rehabilitation Scs-MS)


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