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    Nov 29, 2022  
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MAS 104 - Myology II: The Biomechanics of Movement

3 Cr.


A lecture and laboratory course which continues an in depth study of muscles and their function. The lecture component of the course emphasizes muscle origin and insertion, action potential, innervation, range of motion, and a thorough discussion of therapeutic techniques used in treating individual muscles and specific muscle groups as they relate to massage therapy. The laboratory component consists of locating various muscles and muscle groups, identifying their cooperative and antagonistic relationships, origin and insertion, palpation (where applicable), postural assessment, gait assessment, passive/assisted/resisted stretch techniques, muscle testing and a practical introduction of various therapeutic massage techniques. Specific focus is placed on the muscles of the trunk and lower extremity. Usually offered Spring semester.
Pre-Requisites: MAS 101, MAS 102, BIO 213.
Pre-Requisites that may be met concurrently: MAS 103 and BIO 214.

Co-Requisites: MAS 104L


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