Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology 2 (APP 2) is the second in a series of 5 courses introducing the structure and function of the human body as well as adaptations of these structures and functions (conditions, disorders, or diseases). The information and approach is based mainly on a Western scientific perspective. In our study of the human body systems, we will include musculoskeletal system conditions commonly encountered by massage therapists as well as musculoskeletal system conditions required for licensure. Indications and contraindications for conditions common to massage therapy situations will be emphasized.
APP 1 textbooks are used for this class. Students' are required to use MOODLE during the course.