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CE Credit Hours: 3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours
CEU Course Description
This CEU course describes the trunk, lumbopelvic, and hip joint movement asymmetries of the amputated limb of people with transfemoral amputation (TFA) and transtibial amputation (TTA) during functional tasks as compared with the intact leg and/or referent leg of nondisabled controls.
CEU Course Objectives
1. Explain how participants with TFA compensate for limited hip motion.
2. Investigate the results of improper prosthetic alignment.
3. Examine the loss of lower-limb musculature and the segments of the body that must compensate during walking.
4. Identify the phase that lumbopelvic and trunk asymmetries are more pronounced.
CEU Course Syllabus
|Introduction and Literature Review||1.14 CEUs|
|Study Results in Persons with Transfemoral Amputation||0.72 CEUs|
|Study Results in Persons with Transtibial Amputation||0.39 CEUs|
|Discussion and Summary of Evidence||0.75 CEUs|
Total = 3 Contact Hours
Instructional level: Basic
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