LMT 113 : Kinesiology for Massage Therapy I

Transcript title

Kinesiology: Massage Ther I

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

60

Lecture hours

30

Lab hours

30

Prerequisites

WR 065 or higher or minimum placement into WR 121; MTH 010 or higher or minimum placement into MTH 020.

Corequisites

LMT 130, LMT 155, LMT 170.

Recommended preparation

BI 121 or BI 122 or BI 231.

Description

Provides an introduction and overview of the basic principles of kinesiology. Emphasizes anatomical terminology, skeletal anatomy and function, the study of joints and their functions, and palpation skills. This is the first in a three-part series of kinesiology for massage therapists.

Learning outcomes

1. Explain and apply the anatomical terminology necessary for the study of kinesiology.
2. Identify all the bones in the human body and the bony landmarks associated with muscle attachments.
3. Describe the anatomy of the joints of the body, their structural and functional classifications, and actions.
4. Locate, outline and palpate all the muscles presented in the 1st series.
5. Verbalize synergist and antagonist muscles related to the muscles in the 1st series.
6. Demonstrate and verbalize the actions of all muscles presented in the 1st series.

Content outline

• Introduction to Trail Guide to the Body
• 183 bones
• Joints and movements
• Review of bones and joints
• Attachments and review of movements
• Practical final
• Written final

Required materials

Textbook required.

Grading methods

"Massage Therapy Program Certificate and Degree require courses to be completed with a grade of "C" (75%) or higher”.

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