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HSC 420 - PathoBiomechanics
Pathobiomechanics in Allied Health

Prerequisites: HSC 318 and Permission of Instructor
Corequisite: HSC 225

This course will introduce biomechanics and patho- mechanics related to human activity, posture, gait and balance. The course will provide an analysis of principles of normal and abnormal movement and the application of the material relating to allied health professions. The patho-mechanics of injury will be discussed and presented. Special emphasis on the application of functional anatomy of the major joints and the spine of the human body will be provided. This course will integrate anatomy, physiology and medical terminology. The analysis of forces in human abnormal movement will also be presented along with clinical examples.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Health Sciences Department

Corequisites:
HSC 225

Prerequisites:
HSC 318

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