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Courses in Movement Science & Rehab (MVSR)

MVSR 300 - Research Tutorial
Through seminars, actual research participation, informal discussions, and individual advisement, the student will develop a proposal for thesis research. Explore instrumentation, experimental design, and logistics of research.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00
MVSR 304 - Prof Practice Practicum
Practicum experience in a clinical specialty, teaching, management or consultation. Companion seminar to analyze and assess practicum experience. Prerequisite: PA 312, PA 315 or PA 395.
Credits: 2.00 or 3.00
MVSR 311 - Motor Funct&Dysfunction Muscle
Structure, function, biomechanics, plasticity, measurement of muscle characteristics, muscle performance in relation to development, aging, nutrition, activity, pathology, elasticity, viscosity and responses to therapeutic interventions.
Credits: 3.00
MVSR 312 - Motor Funct:Connective Tissue
Structure, function, plasticity and biomechanics of connective tissues will be studied relative to development, aging, nutrition, activity, pathology, compressive and tensile forces, and therapeutic intervention.
Credits: 3.00
MVSR 313 - Motor Funct&Dysfunct:Exer Phys
Utilization of metabolic energy on molecular, cellular and whole organism levels. Quantification of work capacity and energy expenditure with orientation to clinical situations. Prerequisite: MVSR 311.
Credits: 2.00
MVSR 314 - Motor Funct&Dysfunct:Move Sci
Motor Learning, motor control, and recovery of function; their alterations with pathology, age, sex, and experience; and implications for therapeutic intervention. Prerequisite: MVSR 311 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 4.00
MVSR 381 - Special Topics Seminar
Topics of interest to graduate physical therapists based on theory, research or advanced practice. Content will go beyond the scope of existing courses or thesis research. May be repeated for credit. Prerequisite: Advisor and Instructor permission.
Credits: 0.00 to 3.00
MVSR 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 12.00
MVSR 397 - Special Readings & Research
Directed individual study of areas not appropriately covered by existing courses. Prerequisite: Advisor and sponsoring faculty permission.
Credits: 1.00 to 3.00