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Definition of Therapeutic Exercise Types Careers

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University of Georgia
Kins 2010 - Intro to Kins
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KINS 2010 1st Edition Lecture 27 Outline of Last Lecture I What does a PE teacher do a Physical literate individual II Teaching benefits III Teaching negatives IV Effective teachers V How to get a Teaching Job Outline of Current Lecture I Definition of Therapeutic Exercise II Types of Therapeutic Exercise a Rehabilitative b Habilitative III Professions in Therapeutic Exercise Current Lecture Chapter 14 Careers in Therapeutic Exercise Definition of Therapeutic Exercise Therapeutic exercise systematic and scientific application of exercise and movement experiences to develop or restore o Muscular strength endurance or flexibility o Neuromuscular coordination o Cardiovascular efficiency o Other health and performance factors These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Programmed physical activity aimed at improving or restoring quality of life Classified as being rehabilitative or habilitative Types of Therapeutic Exercise Rehabilitative processes and treatments that restore skills or functions that were previously acquired but have been lost because of injury disease or behaviors o Musculoskeletal injuries o Athletic traumas o Postsurgical trauma o Older populations o Psychological disorders o Cardiopulmonary system Habilitative processes and treatments leading o the acquisition of skills and functions considered normal and expected of an individual of a certain age and status o Obese populations o Children with developmental disorders o General fitness sedentary populations o Specialized performance Meet standards that exceed rather than merely meet those of the general population Therapeutic Exercise Settings Inpatient facilities o Rehab hospitals o Custodial care facilities Outpatient clinic settings o Specialized generalized home care Sport team settings o Athletic training weight training o Cardiovascular fitness center Private practice Professions in Therapeutic Exercise Credentials for each profession vary overlap and also change regularly A strong science base and an active clinical education component are critical to your preparation and success o Athletic Trainer responsible for the prevention evaluation management treatment and rehab of athletic injuries o Clinical Exercise Physiologist cardiac pulmonary and metabolic disease care o Strength and Conditioning Specialist maximizes physical performance reduces the frequency of injury and decreases the possibility of cardiovascular disease by designing programs for the specific needs of the individual o Therapeutic Recreational Specialist treats people with physical cognitive emotional or behavioral disabilities to restore function reduce the effects of disability utilizes leisure activities to restore function o Occupational Therapist helps injured or ill individuals reach their max level of independence by emphasizing the acquisition and retention of functional skills o Physical Therapist provides rehab care to a diverse patient population with a wide range of injuries illnesses and diseases

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