Pediatric Kinetotherapy

Course Code: KMS III11 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Physical Health and Rehabilitation • Field of study: Kinetotheraphy and special Motricity
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Petronela Lacramioara Haisan
Seminar tutor: Petronela Lacramioara Haisan
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

To familiarize future professionals with the aspects that have to be included in order to carry out an objective evaluation.
Acquiring the knowledge necessary to develop rehabilitation programs of the most common disorders in pediatric pathology
Learning theoretical knowledge regarding the neuromotor development of the normal child

Course Entry Requirements:

Not applicable

Course contents:

1. Recovery program in pediatric diseases. Newborn clinic exam - 2 hours. 2. Rehabilitation program in obstetric brachial plexus paralysis. - 2 hours. 3. Recovery program in congenital crooked leg - 2 hours. 4. Recovery program in progressive muscular dystrophy. - 2 hours. 5. Rehabilitation program in stiff neck - 2 hours. 6. Rehabilitation program in posttraumatic joint pain - 2 hours. 7. Recovery program in rickets - 2 hours. 8. Physiotherapy program in respiratory disorders - 2 hours. 9. Physiotherapy program in the childhood encephalopathy - 2 hours. 10. Recovery program for children with Down syndrome - 2 hours. 11. Child recovery program with autism spectrum disorders - 2 hours. 12. Arthrogryposis - Physiotherapy program - 2 hours. 13. Recovery program in varusequin congenital crooked leg - 2 hours. 14. Physiotherapy program cerebral motor infirmity - 2 hours.

Teaching methods:

Interactive lecture, PP presentation, video exemplifications, discussions, practical rehabilitation programs

Learning outcomes:

Students should be able, after attending this course, to know the child development stages and to carry out an objective evaluation on their own.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Seminar - Final evaluation - Grade for making a practical video after attending the seminars - 50% .

Recommended reading:

Tecklin, S.T.,, Pediatric physical therapy, Ed. Lippincott, Phyladelphya, 2005, 1-760.
Mojoli, A.,, Le developpement de l’enfant, Ed. De Vecchi, Paris, 2002, 224.
Bradley NS, Developmental aspects of motor control in skill acquisition, Ed. Physical Therapy for Children, Philadelphia, 1994, 330-340.
Campbell, P.H., Assessment of posture and movement in children with severe movement dysfunction, OH.: Children's Hospital Medical Center, Akron, 1985,
Finnie, N., Handling the young cerebral palsied child at home, E.P. Dutton, New York, 1975,