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Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation in Overview (CHI680)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 4
Description This unit builds on the principles and practice of neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation taught in CHI681. The principles of developmental kinesiology will be explored further and the facilitation of muscular agonist-antagonist co-activation by reflex stimulation methods and exercise will be highlighted. Advanced approaches to the assessment and management of muscle imbalance will also be explored. Contemporary methods of assessing therapeutic outcomes in the clinical setting and an introduction to clinical epidemiology and critical reasoning will be presented.
Timetabled Learning Activities External.
Prerequisites Completion of Chiropractic degree or equivalent; CHI681 Principles and Practice of Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation; CHI682 Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation of the Lower Body; and CHI683 Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation of the Upper Body.
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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