Course Information

Theory of Exercise (PT 751)

Term: 2020-2021 - SPRING


Wed, 11:30 AM - 12:50 PM (1/11/2021 - 5/6/2021) Location: FAR PTBLD 116
Wed, 12:30 PM - 1:50 PM (1/11/2021 - 5/6/2021) Location: FAR PTBLD


This course examines the foundations and principles of therapeutic exercise as they relate to the practice of
physical therapy. Topics include resistive exercise, stretching, range of motion, endurance, posture, and
balance. These concepts will then be applied to specific areas of the body and common physical therapy
diagnoses. Students will design appropriate exercise programs capable of producing meaningful functional