Kinesiology and Physical Therapy in Michigan

Learn the basics of human anatomy, movement fundamentals, and exercise principles while doing lab work and clinical education.

Program Highlights

Understand the career options and differences between various health professions such as Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Athletic Training, Personal Training, Kinesiology, and more.
Understand various medical concepts regarding injury, disability and pain, and how they apply to rehabilitation of the human body.
Learn how the body moves through various techniques and tools, such as range of motion measurements, endurance testing, and outcome measures.
Develop basic assessment skills such as; range of motion (ROM), flexibility, strength, gait (i.e., learning how to walk) and balance assessment.
Practice manual skills such as palpation, manual muscle testing, sports taping and soft tissue mobilization with and without tools.
Tuition:

Residential Tuition:
$5,498

Commuter Tuition:
$3,198

Dates:

July 21, 2024 August 2, 2024

Location:

University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Course Overview

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.

 

Meet your instructor

Courses are taught by accomplished and passionate faculty recruited from many area colleges, universities and professional forums. Each faculty member is selected for their subject area expertise and proven ability to both challenge and captivate students.

Topics you'll explore

Hands-On Learning


Visit a hospital, nursing home, or inpatient clinic. Hear from Athletic Trainer, Personal trainers, and other professionals in the field.

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