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OTA* E121  - Kinesiology
(Previously: OTA 216)

Credits: 4

Prerequisite: BIO* E117 with a grade of B or higher and OTA* E111

The study of activity analysis in human movement as it relates to functional biomechanics, muscle physiology, joint structure and function, and coordinated muscular function. Students will develop skills in goniometry, manual muscle testing, and activity analysis. Analysis of biomechanical forces on upper extremity function will be stressed using clinical examples related to the practice of Occupational Therapy.