SMAT280 Measurement and Evaluation of the Lower Extremity

This course provides an in depth examination of the evaluation of common injuries sustained by active individuals in the lower extremity.  Students will gain practical knowledge and skills in the orthopedic evaluation of the foot, ankle, shin, knee, thigh and hip areas.  All components of a complete and thorough evaluation will be covered including but not limited to: injury history, observation, range of motion, muscle testing, and special tests.  Emphasis will be placed on the critical thinking and problem solving skills associated with the evaluation process. Students are also required to complete a 75 hour internship throughout the semester.  Restricted to Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences students. Prereq. - SMAT230. Offered summer only.


4 credits



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