Jan 29, 2023  
2020-2021 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
    
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PHYT - 6627 Neuroscience for Physical Therapy (3)


This course is a comprehensive study of the neurosciences, focusing on the neuroanatomy and neurophysiology of the sensory and motor systems.  The structure and function of nervous system cells, nervous system development and plasticity, as well as the organization and function of the brain, brainstem and spinal cord are emphasized.  Other topics include the neuromuscular junction, sensory-motor integration through the basal ganglia and cerebellum, ascending and descending pathways in the spinal cord, the anatomy and function of the special senses, and structural context for higher-order functions such as language and cognition. Instructional Method: Offered as LD Lecture-Discussion during Fall term. Prerequisites: take BIOL-7701  and BIOL-7702  or take PHYT-6601  and PHYT-6602 . Corequisite: PHYT - 6628 Neuroscience for Physical Therapy Laboratory (1) .

 



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