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Principles and Practice of Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation (CHI681)

Organisational Unit Psychology, Counselling, Exercise Science and Chiropractic
Credit Points 4
Description Introduction to principles and practice of neuromusculoskeletal rehabilitation, emphasising the biopsychosocial model and active care including consideration of the range of factors influencing clinical decision-making such as normal and abnormal function (physiology and pathophysiology), normal and abnormal biomechanics, structure (morphology), pathology, humanistic factors and patient/client assessment. Workshops highlight a practical approach to the physical performance evaluation, sparing strategies, stabilising strategies, assessment and management of muscle imbalance and facilitation of muscular agonist-antagonist co-activation by reflex stimulation methods.
Timetabled Learning Activities External.
Prerequisites Enrolment in the Master of Sports Science, Postgraduate Certificate in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation or Postgraduate Diploma in Neuromusculoskeletal Rehabilitation, or with the permission of the Academic Chair.
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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