PTBA 225 – Manual Therapy

Course lecturer :

Prof.Shaima Nabil Abou El Azm

Course assistant :

D.Eman Ahmed

Course objectives :

At the end of this course the students will be able to apply soft tissue manipulation in different situations according to patients problem with understanding to the nature, indications and contra indications of using manual therapy.

Course description :

This course provide the students the ability to apply soft tissue manipulation in different situations according to patients problem with understanding to the nature, indications and contra indications of using manual therapy.

Course assessment :

Distribution of Course Marks: Term work: Midterm Exam:20 Activity Assignment and Quizzes:20 Final Exams: Oral:30 Practical:30 written: 100 Total: 200

Recommended text books :

– Schleip R. Active fascial contractility. Implications for musculoskeletal mechanics. Thesis, Department of Applied Physiology, Ulm University, 2006. – Langevin HM, Bouffard NA, Churchill DL, Badger GJ. Connectiv tissue fibroblast response to acupuncture: dose-dependent effect of bidirectional needle rotation. J Altern Complement Med 2007

Recommended refrences :

1- Schleip R. Active fascial contractility. Implications for musculoskeletal mechanics. Thesis, Department of Applied Physiology, Ulm University, 2006.
2- Langevin HM, Bouffard NA, Churchill DL, Badger GJ. Connectiv tissue fibroblast response to acupuncture: dose-dependent effect of bidirectional needle rotation. J Altern Complement Med 2007
3- Langevin HM, Storch KN, Cipolla MJ, White SL, Buttolph TR, Taatjes DJ. Fibroblast spreading induced by connective tissue stretch involves intracellular redistribution of alpha- and beta-actin. Histochem Cell Biol 2006