Module Title:Movement Dysfunction
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 1 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: This module will be delivered via two hours lectures and three hour practical per week over 15 weeks. Students may be required to access the material via Blackboard in advance of the lecture and practicals to encourage active learning. Group and peer learning will be facilitated through group-work in practicals. Any course-related issue or questions that may arise will be discussed at lectures. Students can contact lecturer outside of class hours to discuss formative feedback given on written reports. Digital resources will be used as practicable.
Module Aim: To encompass all aspects of assessment and management of movement dysfunction syndromes of the musculoskeletal system
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Be knowledgeable in the background theory and approaches advocated by experts and research in the field of movement dysfunction and stability retraining
LO2 Competently assess movement dysfunction syndromes of the musculoskeletal system
LO3 Appropriately classify movement dysfunction syndromes of the musculoskeletal system
LO4 Competently manage movement dysfunction syndromes of the musculoskeletal system
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is recommended before enrolment in this module.

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Incompatible Modules
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Co-requisite Modules
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Requirements
This is prior learning (or a practical skill) that is mandatory before enrolment in this module is allowed.
No requirements listed
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Theory 1.1
Background of movement dysfunction and clinical instability
Theory 1.2
Functional anatomy of the stabilising systems in different regions of the body
Theory 1.3
Classification of movement dysfunction syndromes/impairments
Theory 1.4
Clinical reasoning and appropriate application of treatment techniques
Practical 1.1
Appropriate assessment of movement dysfunction syndromes
Practical 1.2
Appropriate classification of movement dysfunction syndromes
Practical 1.3
Appropriate implementation of manual therapy techniques
Practical 1.4
Rehabilitation of movement dysfunction syndromes and prescription of corrective exercise and stability retraining programmes
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment30.00%
Practical70.00%
Special Regulation
Students must achieve a minimum grade (35%) in both the CA and Practical components.
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Continuous assessment may include submission of course related work and/or practical examination 1,2,3,4 30.00 n/a
No Project
Practical
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Practical/Skills Evaluation Practical Oral Exam 2,3,4 70.00 Sem 1 End
No End of Module Formal Examination

ITCarlow reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 30 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Practicals 30 Weeks per Stage 1.50
Independent Learning 30 Weeks per Stage 1.00
Total Hours 105.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_SASRA_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy 3 Mandatory