PTA 107 Physics for the Physical Therapist Assistant (2 credits)
An introductory course to cover topics in physics specifically related to PTA curriculum concepts. Topics that are covered include energy, mechanics, and properties of liquids. Lectures and assignments are designed to allow students to understand the rationale behind physical therapy interventions such as exercise, gait, and modalities such as traction, ultrasound, electrical stimulation and whirlpool. Prerequisite: Acceptance into the PTA program or Permission of Instructor; co-requisites: PTA 101, 102, 102L, and 103, or Permission of Instructor. Fall semesters only.