Ch14 - 14 Careers in Therapeutic Exercise Goal of...

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14 Careers in Therapeutic Exercise
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Goal of Therapeutic Goal of Therapeutic Exercise Professions Exercise Professions To help people restore lost function or acquire skills and functions considered normal or expected
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Types of Therapeutic Types of Therapeutic Exercise Exercise Rehabilitative therapeutic exercise: Applications of physical activity in order to restore skills or functions that were previously acquired but have been lost Habilitative therapeutic exercise: Applications of physical activity in order to bring clients to a level of performance not previously attained but considered normal or expected
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Both rehabilitative and habilitative therapeutic exercise focus on developing the body’s systems so they are less likely to become injured or diseased.
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Rehabilitative Therapeutic Rehabilitative Therapeutic Exercise Exercise Neuromuscular/Musculoskeletal injuries Sport injuries: sports medicine Postsurgical trauma Cardiopulmonary conditions Older populations Psychological disorders
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Habilitative Therapeutic Habilitative Therapeutic Exercise Exercise Specialized habilitation Obese populations Childhood developmental disorders General fitness
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2008 for the course KIN 170 taught by Professor Brown during the Fall '07 term at Michigan State University.

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Ch14 - 14 Careers in Therapeutic Exercise Goal of...

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