PTA1006: Testing and Measurement for the Physical Therapist Assistant

Credits 6.0
This course prepares the student to assess accurately and objectively the parameters of strength, motion, muscle length, mass, dimensions, response to exercise, and functional abilities evaluated by the physical therapist in order to determine progress toward therapist established goals of treatment. The understanding of the use of these measures to document progress and to guide the treatment program will be developed.


Eight Quarter Program: Satisfactory completion of all required general education courses; Nine Quarter Program: PTA1001, PTA1003, PTA1005


Eight Quarter Program: PTA1001 (co-requisite or prerequisite), PTA1003, PTA1005; Nine Quarter Program: PTA2000