Welcome to PHY 1103
Forget about the text book actions of muscles, relate them to real life movement.
Dive into isotonic and isometric muscle contractions and get to know the real movers!
Apply your text book knowledge in new ways to your assessment and treatment!
|Course Title||Iso-What?? Contractions|
|Course Description||This course deals with the practical application of isotonic, isometric and isokinetic principles in assessment and treatment.
Apply your book knowledge in new ways!
|Course Code||PHY 1103|
|Course Category||Muscle Physiology|
|Course Author||Edi Guzy|
|Course Publisher||Bodymechanix Limited|
|Price||0 – FREE|
|Course Duration||60:00 minutes (average learner)|
Contents and Learning Objectives
Definitions and Rationale (60:00 min)
By the end of this lesson you will be able to:
- define isokinetic, isometric, isotonic eccentric and isotonic concentric muscle contractions
- differentiate the above types of muscle contractions
- use specific examples for the each of the above muscle contractions in the context of every day movement
- apply the above concepts to your assessment and treatment
|Pre-requisites (essential for understanding)||Not applicable|
|Co-requisites (nice to know)||
|Testing||Yes – informal|
Navigation is quite easy and follows common conventions.
There is a quick revision section called In A Nutshell at the end of each lesson together with comprehension questions.
Once you have finished a lesson, press the button (just above the comments section below on the left). Your progress status will then change.
At the end there is a final test which is more of a revision helping you consolidate what you have learned.
If you want to communicate anything about the course, please use the comments field at the bottom of each page