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Group705F11/Degree Programme in Physiotherapy (Rovaniemi)
Study unit705F11B Exercise as a Physiotherapist´s Tool, 5.00 ECTS credits, 133 h
Basic Professional Competence in Physiotherapy
Time of implementationSpring1/2011-2012
Responsible teacherHuovinen Jaana
Other teachersVuoskoski Pirjo
Status of implementationFinished

Description status Ready
Language of instruction Finnish
Starting and ending dates02.01.2012 - 31.05.2012
Minimum number of participants  
Maximum number of participants  
Enrolment period31.08.2011 - 15.09.2011
Implementation method
Virtuality 1 ECTS credits
R&D integration 1 ECTS credits
Resit dates of the exam
Koulutuksen aikataulu (www-linkki)
Description language English 
Objectives . 
Assessment criteria  
Pedagogical arrangements

3 ECTS / 5 ECTS, 80 h:

Contact lessons in the classroom and in the gym 40 h

Group work and independent study 40 h


  • Adatp: European curriculum in adapted physical activity / THENAPA 2003.
  • Other literature, to be determined during the course

Objectives: The student understands the importance of physical activity and exercise in the lives of different people and knows how to promote peoples wellfare through physical activity. The student knows and is able to take into account the needs of disabled persons when instructing physical activities. He/she knows how to adapt the sports to suit the people with special needs.

  • Health conditions; special charasteristics in connection with physical activity
  • Importance of physical activity and exercise for people with special needs
  • Adapting sports and physical exercise
  • Instructing physical activities for different groups of people with special needs

Active participation and learning assigmets / passed exam.

Assesment scale: fail - 5