Introduction to the Modules:
This is a 3-part module with a total page number of 15. This set of modules is a
summarized presentation of the coverage of the course which has been previously approved
by FCCPT. Thus, it is expected that there is a previous
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Pass the NPTE
A 4-month calendar guide for
Reviewing for the National Physical
Therapy Examination (NPTE)
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How Are Physical Therapist Evaluations
Performed, and What Tests and Measures Do
Physical Therapists Use?
The evaluation portion of the management model (Fig. 2-1) consists of the following:
Tests and measur
Neurons cells that send and receive signals
Glial cells cells that support and protect
Parts of Neurons
signals from other
Cell body for cell
Axon sends outgoi
Found in the limbs; 3 parts:
Diaphysis = Shaft
Epiphysis = End of long
Epiphyseal Plate =
Cartilagenous growth plate
(where growth in length
Internal jugular V.
Superficial Temporal A.
Common carotid A. (Left)
Common carotid A.
Superficial temporal A.
Internal carotid A.
Skeletal Muscles of the Body
Does not include smooth muscles (in
visceral organs) or cardiac muscles
Skeletal muscles are organized into 3 hierarchical
Muscle = organ composed of many fasci
Anatomy & Physiology I
Introduction to the Body
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