This course is a part the Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy online program. The Transitional Doctor of Physical Therapy is a post-professional degree for the licensed physical therapist. The online t-DPT program is designed for the physical therapist to advance their skills with a scientific but clinical knowledge foundation. The course is located within the t-DPT Pediatric Emphasis curricula.
The course and lab component will explore the motor control, learning, and development of children with movement disorders. The course will assist the student in increasing their knowledge of the effectiveness of intervention. It will also examine topics on motor control for posture and prehension, motor learning challenges of children with movement dysfunction, predictors of standing balance in children with cerebral palsy and the reliability of a clinical measure of muscle extensibility in preterm and full-term newborn infants. Controversial therapies for developmental disabilities will also be discussed.
TDP 7015E/L Pediatric Movements is part of the course component within the following program:
Courses are taught 100% online to accommodate the working professional.