Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
When someone has trouble moving or is injured, what can truly help is a non-invasive discipline that helps evaluate and improve mobility and relieve pain. Physical therapy might be just what they need. In this program, you will learn the basics of human anatomy, movement fundamentals, and exercise principles while doing lab work and clinical education.
Students will also gain a basic understanding and learn the physical therapy requirements and the many job opportunities this field can provide through various specialties. Learn to make a positive change in the community by empowering others through physical and mental health.
Learn how the body moves through various techniques and tools, such as range of motion measurements, endurance testing, and outcome measures.
Develop basic skills; Gait assessment (i.e., learning how to walk), balance assessment, and functional assessment (transfers, bed mobility)
Practice manual skills such as palpation, manual muscle testing, and massage therapy
Familiarize yourself with standardized document patient techniques
Develop communication, coaching, and interpersonal skills