KINS 3326 Therapeutic Recreation and Physical Disability
3 hours; 3 Credits
Etiology, characteristics, and medical implications of various physical impairments, both congenital and traumatic. Common assessment tools and theoretical approaches to treatment and the role of the recreational therapist within the physical medicine and rehabilitation context and health promotion processes. Risk management and program evaluation. Americans with Disability Act and its implications on students with disability. Multi-, inter-, and trans-disciplinary approaches to rehabilitation. Review of the primary roles of members of the rehabilitation team. Due to necessity for applied training and education, attending class and full participation is a fundamental requirement for a student to earn a passing grade in this course.
Prerequisite: candidacy for a B.S. degree with a major in physical education or disability sport and physical activity and junior/senior standing; Physical Education/Kinesiology 3325.