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UGA KINS 2010 - Careers in Therapeutic Exercise

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Chapter 14: Careers in Therapeutic ExerciseDefinition of Therapeutic ExerciseTherapeutic exercise: systematic and scientific application of exercise and movement experiences to develop or restoreMuscular strength, endurance, or flexibilityNeuromuscular coordinationCardiovascular efficiencyOther health and performance factorsProgrammed physical activity aimed at improving or restoring quality of lifeClassified as being rehabilitative or habilitativeTypes of Therapeutic ExerciseRehabilitative: processes and treatments that restore skills or functions that were previously acquired but have been lost because of injury, disease, or behaviorsMusculoskeletal injuriesAthletic traumasPostsurgical traumaOlder populationsPsychological disordersCardiopulmonary systemHabilitative: processes and treatments leading o the acquisition of skills and functions considered normal and expected of an individual of a certain age and statusObese populationsChildren with developmental disordersGeneral fitness- sedentary populationsSpecialized performanceMeet standards that exceed rather than merely meet those of the general populationTherapeutic Exercise SettingsInpatient facilitiesRehab hospitalsCustodial care facilitiesOutpatient clinic settingsSpecialized, generalized, home careSport team settingsAthletic training/weight trainingCardiovascular fitness centerPrivate practiceProfessions in Therapeutic ExerciseCredentials for each profession vary, overlap, and also change regularlyA strong science base and an active clinical education component are critical to your preparation and successAthletic Trainer- responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehab of athletic injuriesClinical Exercise Physiologist- cardiac, pulmonary, and metabolic disease careStrength 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 individualTherapeutic Recreational Specialist- treats people with physical, cognitive, emotional, or behavioral disabilities to restore function/reduce the effects of disability; utilizes leisure activities to restore functionOccupational Therapist- helps injured or ill individuals reach their max level of independence by emphasizing the acquisition and retention of functional skillsPhysical Therapist- provides rehab care to a diverse patient population with a wide range of injuries, illnesses, and diseasesKINS 2010 1st Edition Lecture 27 Outline of Last Lecture I. What does a PE teacher do?a. Physical literate individualII. Teaching benefitsIII. Teaching negativesIV. Effective teachersV. How to get a Teaching JobOutline of Current Lecture I. Definition of Therapeutic ExerciseII. Types of Therapeutic Exercisea. Rehabilitativeb. HabilitativeIII. Professions in Therapeutic Exercise Current Lecture Chapter 14: Careers in Therapeutic ExerciseDefinition of Therapeutic Exercise- Therapeutic exercise: systematic and scientific application of exercise and movementexperiences to develop or restoreo Muscular strength, endurance, or flexibilityo Neuromuscular coordinationo Cardiovascular efficiencyo Other health and performance factorsThese 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 behaviorso Musculoskeletal injurieso Athletic traumaso Postsurgical traumao Older populationso Psychological disorderso 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 statuso Obese populationso Children with developmental disorderso General fitness- sedentary populationso Specialized performance Meet standards that exceed rather than merely meet those of the general population Therapeutic Exercise Settings- Inpatient facilitieso Rehab hospitalso Custodial care facilities- Outpatient clinic settingso Specialized, generalized, home care- Sport team settingso Athletic training/weight trainingo 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 successo Athletic Trainer- responsible for the prevention, evaluation, management, treatment, and rehab of athletic injurieso Clinical Exercise Physiologist- cardiac, pulmonary, and metabolic disease careo 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 individualo 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 functiono Occupational Therapist- helps injured or ill individuals reach their max level ofindependence by emphasizing the acquisition and retention of functional skillso Physical Therapist- provides rehab care to a diverse patient population with a wide range of injuries, illnesses, and


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