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Lectures 2021/22

Health Sciences

> Clinical examination of joints and muscles ILV
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Clinical examination of joints and muscles ILV

Lector: Andrea Buresch-Kirner, MSc, Susanne Burian, Mag.a Silke Gruber, MMSPhty, Carina Preinfalk, Monika Zajicek, MA


Lecture contents

Active and passive testing of joint range of motion of the extremities and the spine
Instrumented measurement of the joints making use of a goniometer and inclinometer
Muscle function testing of the extremities and the core including the use of measurement devices
Palpation of the subcutaneous connective tissues (on the back as an example)

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment
Clinical examination on the upper and lower extremities (joint range of motion, muscle function testing)

Teaching methods

Presentation and active-learning method e. g. practicing on the model