This course examines the theoretical and clinical basis for the examination and treatment of patients with neurological impairments. Historical and current theories of CNS function, motor control, motor learning, and motor development will be used as the framework for this process. Examination procedures and findings, and their implications for therapeutic interventions will be explored based on the Nagi Model of Disablement and evidence based practice. The format of this course will be lecture/laboratory style, including patient demonstrations, movement analysis, and examination procedures.
PREREQUISITES: PTR644, PTR710, and PTR720