The course is included in these curricula and study modules
- Occupational therapy 2005 - Occupational therapy and healt promotion
- Occupational therapy 2004 - Occupational therapy for children and adolescent
- Occupational therapy 2006 - Occupational therapy and healt promotion
- Physiotherapy 2005 - Health promoting physiotherapy
- Physiotheraphy 2004 - Fysioterapins och rehbiliteringens grunder
- Physiotherapy 2006 - Health promoting physiotherapy
- Physiotherapy 2007 - Health promoting physiotherapy
- Physiotherapy 2008 - Assesment of health, movement and function
- Physiotherapy 2009 - Assesment of health, movement and function
- Physiotherapy 2010 - Assesment of health, movement and function
- Physiotherapy 2011 - Assesment of health, movement and function
- Physiotherapy 2012 - Assesment of health, movement and function
- Physiotherapy 2013 - Assesment of health, movement and function
Type of course
Cycle/level of course
Recommended year of study
Total number of ECTS
The aim of the course is that the student know about human motor development, motor control and motor learning. The student is able to analyze the movements of motor function in every day living. The student know the principle of how to facilitate the movement.
The student is expected to have knowledge of human motor development, motor control and motor learning. The student is expected to analyze movement, activity and function. The student is expected to know how to plan and put motor learning tasks into practice, use transferring techniques and be able to use the techniques in a clinical practice.
The student can assist a patient in different movements.
Motor development in different ages, motor control and motor learning, movement analysis.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Anatomy and physiology
Practical lessons and seminaries are obligatory
Recommended or required reading
Sheridan, M. (2008) From Birth ti Five Years.
Shumway-Cook, A.& Woollacott, M.H. (2001) Motor Control.Theory and Practical Applications.
Trew,M.&Everett,T.(2005) Human Movement.ISBN 0 443 07446 1.
- Lectures - 54 hours
- Excursions and demonstrations - 8 hours
- Individual- and group instruction - 25 hours
- Small-group work - 12 hours
- Individual studies - 34 hours
- Total workload of the course: 133 hours
- Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
- Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours
Mode of Delivery
Participation in tuition
- Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
- Demonstrations and proficiency exams
- Essays, reports, productions and portfolio
- Kokko Anne
- Vaappo Marko
Home page of the course
Assignments valid until
12 months after course has ended
- 2013-12-19 - Exams
- Date will be announced later - Demonstrations and presentations
- 2013-12-16 - Reports and productions
- 2013-12-18 - Other assignments