Jun 02, 2020  
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog Archived Catalog

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PHYT 7431 - Health Promotion and Wellness


Primary prevention and health promotion are central concepts in current practice of Physical Therapy. Routine endurance activities have been shown to reduce many acute or chronic conditions affecting persons in the United States. Healthy lifestyle behaviors will be discussed along with the ideals and tenets relative to disease prevention and promotion of wellness for general and specific populations. Topics will include practice setting specific management principles and therapeutic techniques as they relate to individuals from young adulthood to the elderly. Case scenarios will integrate principles. Evidence based practice will be emphasized along with numerous objective tests and risk factor screens for many disease states.



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