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2023-2024 Official General Catalog 
2023-2024 Official General Catalog

PTA 104L - Basic Musculoskeletal Anatomy

An experientially-based study of basic human bone and muscle anatomy.  Emphasis is on the study of anatomical human musculoskeletal structures as they relate to the field of physical therapy.

Prerequisite- Corequisite
Corequisite:  PTA 100 Introduction to Physical Therapy I

Credits: 1
3 Lab Hours
Course Profile
Learning Outcomes of the Course:

Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:

  1. Name the bones and muscles of the body according to region.
  2. List the origin, insertion, nerve, and action of each muscle studied.
  3. Palpate the superficial bony landmarks and muscles studied.
  4. Define planes, axes, and directional anatomical terminology of the body.