The courses are all approved for continuing education credit by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners and range in length from 1 to 2.75 contact hours for individual courses in the series, with the possibility that all courses in the series can be taken at a reduced price for 14.75 hours of contact credit.
The individual courses in the series cover the mechanical properties of each of the musculoskeletal tissues, including composition, architecture, mechanical behavior, mechanisms of injury and healing, clinical interventions that would facilitate the healing response, interventions that would impede healing, and how these issues change throughout the life span.
|Mike Gross, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Dr. Gross has 32 years of experience as a physical therapist and has been a faculty member at UNC-CH for the last 26 years, teaching entry level Physical Therapy students and PhD students in the Human Movement Science program. Dr. Gross has taught this specific material to physical therapy students, physical therapists, athletic trainers, and occupational therapists for more than 24 years.
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