Physical therapy in neurological disorders

Course Code: KMS III3 • Study year: III • 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: Autumn
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 5

Course aims:

To accumulate theoretical and practical notions that define the discipline
To develop the capacity to assimilate the theoretical and practical knowledge in order to apply kinetotherapeutic methods used in neuromotor rehabilitation
To be able to carry out teaching and research activities in optimal conditions.

Course Entry Requirements:

Not applicable

Course contents:

Introduction to the Nervous System - 2 hours; 2. - Motor control. Motor control stages. Muscle control. Coordination. Spinal cord control - 2 hours; 3. Reflex arc Receivers - 2 hours; 4. Ischemic strokes - 2 hours; 5. Stroke assessment and monitoring scales / tests - 2 hours; 6. Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation techniques in stroke - 2 hours; 7. Gait re-education of the stroke patient's - 2 hours; 8. Spinal cord diseases - 2 hours; 9. Physiotherapy of vertebromedullary traumas - 2 hours; 10. Kinetic recovery programs in Parkinson's disease - 2 hours; 11. Kinetic recovery programs in multiple sclerosis - 2 hours; 12.Kinetic recovery programs in brachial plexus paralysis - 2 hours; 13.Cranial nerve disorders - 2 hours; 14.Recovery in congenital neurological disorders in children - 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 have theoretical and practical knowledge in neuro-motor reeducation to carry out an objective evaluation and an rehabilitation program on their own.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Seminar - Final evaluation - Grade for attending the seminars and present a practical video - 50% from the final grade.

Recommended reading:

Brunnstrom, S, Movement Therapy in Hemiplegia, Ed. Harpcr & Row, Ncw-York, 1970, 190.
Lennon, S., Physical Management for Neurological Conditions, Elsevier, UK, 2018, 592.
Lederman, E., Neuromuscular Rehabilitation in Manual and Physical Therapies: Principles to Practice, Churchill Livingstone, London, 2010, 224.