kines 11-19-07 Chapter 14 Outline

kines 11-19-07 Chapter 14 Outline - 11/19/07 ENS 210,...

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11/19/07 ENS 210, Chapter 14: Careers in Therapeutic Exercise I. Learning Outcomes: This chapter will: Acquaint you with the wide range of professional opportunities in the sphere of therapeutic exercise Familiarize you with the purpose and types of work done by professionals in therapeutic exercise Inform you about the educational requirements and experiences necessary to become an active, competent professional in the area Help you identify whether one of these professions fits your skills, aptitudes, and professional desires II. Therapeutic Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Habilitation Defined: Therapeutic exercise is the systematic and scientific application of exercise and movement experiences to develop or restore muscular strength, endurance, or flexibility; neuromuscular coordination; cardiovascular efficiency; and other health and performance factors. In practice, it is programmed PA aimed at improving or restoring the quality of life. Rehabilitative therapeutic exercise : described processes and treatments that restore skills or functions previously acquired, but which have been lost because of ________________ , disease, or behavioral traits. Habilitative therapeutic exercise : the processes and treatments leading to the acquisition of skills and functions that are considered normal and expected for a person of a certain age and status. III. Rehabilitative Therapeutic Exercise: Physical rehabilitation specialists help individuals who are suffering from physical dysfunction stemming from traumatic injury, congenital defects, or disease to regain the use of the affected body part or compensate for its disability. Exercise therapy for the Rehabilitation of Musculoskeletal Injuries: When the body’s nervous system or muscles are injured, a person can then also have more widespread problems throughout the body from disuse and lack of activity. The goal of orthopedic rehabilitation programs is to restore symptom-free movement to the limb and to ensure that the body’s cardiopulmonary system regains a level that can again accommodate the demands of activity. A. Exercise Therapy for the Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries : This is an area that’s directly within the discipline of Kinesiology. The goal to restore the body part to its prior level of function is one part of the process. The other part is reintegrating the athlete back into athletic activity. Sports Medicine is the part of therapeutic exercise that is dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries suffered by athletes. This approach is more aggressive than that used on the general population. A new form of therapeutic exercise in this area is called pre-habilitation( before surgery) which is treatment that occurs _____________________________ to strengthen an area or restore lost function.
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B. Exercise Therapy for the Rehabilitation of Postsurgical Trauma: The process of surgery can cause problems of its own. The incision and
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course ENS 210 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Fall '07 term at San Diego State.

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