Podiatric Biomechanics and Orthopedics (ORT)

ORT 80131     BIOMECHANICS I      3 Credit Hours

Biomechanics is a comprehensive course, which stresses normal gait and foot function. Abnormalities in gair of foot mechanics are related to foot pathology.

Prerequisite: enrolled in the College of Podiatric Medicine.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 3 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ORT 80132     REHABILITATIVE MEDICINE      2 Credit Hours

Rehabilitative Medicine reviews various physical therapy modalities and principles of rehabilitation. Examples of application of these principles as relating to foot pathology are given.

Prerequisite: enrollend in the College of Podiatric Medicine.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ORT 80211     BIOMECHANICS II      2 Credit Hours

Biomechanics II introduces common foot pathologies and their affects on function. The examination techniques utilized in the evaluation of patients are introduced as is the use of foot orthotic devices and computers in the assessment of biomechanical pathology.

Prerequisite: enrolled in the College of Podiatric Medicine.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ORT 80314     PODOPEDIATRICS      2 Credit Hours

Podopediatrics is a comprehensive course, which emphasizes the incidence, etiology, pathomechanics, evaluation and treatment of lower extremity pathology in children.

Prerequisite: enrolled in the College of Podiatric Medicine.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter

ORT 80325     SPORTS MEDICINE      2 Credit Hours

Sports Medicine is a comprehensive course. Students gain an understanding of running biomechanics, shoe gear construction and evaluation, and the incidence, etiology, pathomechanics, evaluation and treatment of many lower extremity sports pathologies.

Prerequisite: enrolled in the College of Podiatric Medicine.

Schedule Type: Lecture

Contact Hours: 2 lecture

Grade Mode: Standard Letter