Health Sciences
2012-2013 University Calendar

9 School of Physical and Occupational Therapy : 9.6 Course Descriptions : 9.6.3 Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Courses - Year 2 Courses : Joint Courses in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy Programs
POTH 401 Research Methods.
(3) (4.5 hours/week for 9 weeks) A lecture and seminar course on the principles of and methods used in clinical and rehabilitation science research.
POTH 434 Musculoskeletal Biomechanics.
(3) Lecture-based course, discussing biomechanical properties of musculoskeletal tissues, mechanical factors involved in injury, and potential for adaptation and recovery. By reviewing fundamental principles of motion, biomechanics of motion is integrated with properties of biological tissues. Students learn how fundamental principles relate to injury, and to scientifically-based clinical evaluations and treatments.
POTH 455 Neurophysiology.
(3) (3 hours/week) A study of the neurophysiological principles of sensori-motor interaction as they relate to posture, motor control and cognition.

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