PT 10th Grade

Tentative Course Outline

I. Overview of Scientific Process                                                         V. Emotional Health

II. Introduction to Physical Therapy                                                              A. Stress Management

            A. History of PT                                                                              B. Body Image

            B. Requirements                                                                             C. Mental Health 

            C. Specializations                                                                VI. Intellectual Health

III. Introduction to Health & Wellness                                                     VII. Social Health

            A. Social Norms Theory                                                                      A. Communication

IV. Physical Health                                                                                VIII. Spiritual Health

            A. Fitness & Weight Management                                            IX. Environmental Health

            B. Nutrition                                                                          X. Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

            C. Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs (ATOD)                              XI. Life Transitions

            D. Reproductive Health

The following has been updated: 12/04/2012

This Week

Students will be divided into small groups and each group will select one of the Physical Therapy Specializations.

Each project will comprise the following:

Report (1 – 2 pages) in APA Format:
  • Definition of specialization
  • Requirements
  • Target Group/Population
  • Work Settings
  • PT techniques/methods used
  • 3 conditions particular to the specialization
  • Name & Definition
  • Signs/Symptoms
  • Treatment
  • Sources
Prepare an oral presentation of your report for the class
  • Include a concise PowerPoint
Create a visual to aid your presentation
  • Extra credit for 3D models
Due Date
  • Odd: Thursday, Dec. 13
  • Even: Friday, Dec. 14


Next Week 

Group Presentations