Curriculum | Master of Physiotherapy (MPT) | APPLED PHYSIOTHERAPY

MPT 1ST YEAR

APPLED PHYSIOTHERAPY

PAPER CODE-

TEACHING HOURS: 150 

THEORY-75 HRS

S. No Contents of the Topic Learning Objectives (At the end of the course the student shall be able to) Teaching Guidelines Methodology Time
1.        Assessment techniques To demonstrate basic assessment technique of Physiotherapy

 

To Cover

·         Manual Muscle Testing

·         Goniometry

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Problem based learning.

Tutorial.

8
2.        Stretching To demonstrate various stretching techniques of different limb and spinal muscles.

 

To Cover

·         Various Stretching techniques of limb and spinal muscles

·         Various self stretching techniques of limb and spinal muscles.

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Tutorial

Problem based learning.

2
3.        Re-education and Strengthening. To demonstrate various reeducation and strengthening techniques.

 

To Cover

·         Various relearning techniques

·         Various strengthening techniques

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

6
4.        Balance and Co-ordination Ex. To demonstrate various Balance and coordination Exercises.

 

To Cover

·         Balance and coordination Exercises.

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

5
5.        Gait Analysis and Training To analyse various normal gait and various pathological gait patterns. To Cover

·         Analysis of Normal gait pattern

·         Pathological Gaits

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Teacher seminar.

10
6.        Relaxation and soft Tissue Manipulations To demonstrate various Relaxation and soft Tissue Manipulation techniques.

 

To Cover

·         Various relaxation techniques

·         Various soft tissue manipulations

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Student seminar.

5
7.        Posture To analyse the ideal posture and deviations in posture. To Cover

·         Ideal posture

·         Posture analysis

·         Deviations of posture in different planes

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

6
8.        PNF and Neuromuscular Coordination To demonstrate numerous Coordination techniques.

To demonstrate different PNF patterns.

To cover

·         PNF techniques

·         Frenkel’s exercise

·         ADL training

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Problem based learning.

5
9.        Hydrotherapy To demonstrate various uses hydrotherapeutic techniques. To cover

·         Various hydrotherapeutic techniques for strengthening and relaxation

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Tutorial

3
10.    Joint Mobilization To demonstrate the joint mobilization techniques of all joints of the body. To cover

·         Joint mobilization

·         Grades of Joint mobilization

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Problem based learning

5
11.    Electro-Therapy To enumerate the role of various currents and usage of electrotherapeutic modalities. To cover

·         General Review of all types of Low, Med and high currents and their modifications like Di-dynamic and Russian Currents etc.

·         Uses of different electrotherapeutic modalities

·         Therapeutic role of different currents

·         Appropriate doses of different modalities

·         Advance Electrotherapeutic modalities.

·         Principles of combination of Therapeutic currents

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Student seminar

Group discussion.

15
12.    Yogasanas To learn the holistic approach of Yogasana.

 

To enumerate the role of various yogasanas.

 

To cover

·         Yogasanas and Pranayama Physiological and therapeutic principles of yoga
Yogasanas for physical culture, relaxation and meditation

·         Application of Yogasanas in physical fitness, flexibility, cardiac rehabilitation and neuromotor learning  Pranayama and respiratory physiology  Kriyas and their physiological significance. Therapeutic application of yoga

·         Yoga – a holistic approach

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Group discussion.

Vertical integrated teaching.

3
13.    Acupuncture, Magneto- therapy,

Naturopathy

To learn about acupuncture points and its effect and usage.

To learn about other alternative therapies.

To cover

·         Acupuncture – definition, principles, techniques, physiological effects, indications, contra-indications, dangers and integration of acupuncture with physiotherapy.

·         Magneto therapy

·         Naturopathy

Lecture Discussion

Practical Demonstration

SIS

Vertical integrated teaching

Teacher seminar.

2

 

References Books

  • The principles of exercise therapy / Gardiner, M Dena.
  • Therapeutic exercisefoundations and techniques / by
  • Carolyn Kisner and Lynn Allen Colby / Kisner,
  • Practical exercise therapy / by Margaret Hollis &Phyl Fletcher-Cook
  • Electrotherapy explained: principles and practice / by John low, Ann Reed and Mary Dyson. / Iow, John
  • Clayton’s electrotherapy / edited by Sheila Kitchen and Sarah Bazin. I Kitchen, Sheila
  • Muscles testing and function/by Florence Peterson Kendall (et..al)) ; Kendall, Florence Peterson
  • Therapeutic modalities for physical therapistslby William E. Prentice, William Quillen and Frank Underwood; Prentice, William E.
  • Therapeutic exercise moving toward functionlby Carrie M. Hall and Lori Thein Brody.; Hall, Carrie M.
  • Daniels and worthingham’s muscle testing techniques of manual examinationlby Helen J. Hislop and Jacqueline Montgomery; Hislop, Helen J.