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James Syms, DSc
Assistant Professor, Physical Therapy
School of Allied Health Professions
Other LLU Classes Outside Of Schedule 
Lecture
 
4/2009 - 6/2009 PHTH 477 - LOCOMOTION STUDIES
Topics in Adhesive Tape Application in the Sports Medicine Setting / four labs / four hour lab sessions.
4/2009 - 6/2009 PTAS 244 - Introduction to Athletic training for the Physical Therapist Assistant
Entire course block consisting of introductory techniques in athletic training. Seven hours lecture, thirteen hours laboratory and field exercises
1/2009 PTAS 265 - PROFESSIONAL SEMINARS
Topics in Application of Athletic Tape in the Sports Medicine Setting for the Physical Therapy Assistant, and Professional Associations in Health Care / Four lab sessions - three hours each and one lecture - one hour session.
8/2008 - 12/2008 Orthopaedics I
Basic therory and application of extremity joint mobilizations. 10 weeks 2 hour lecture; 4 hour laboratory
8/2008 - 9/2008 PHTH 511 - Clinical Orthopaedics
Systematic review of the disease and injury process that affects the musculoskeletal system. Four lecture hours per week, five week duration.
7/2008 - 9/2008 Clinical Orthopaedics
4/2008 - 6/2008 PHTH 561 - Physical Therapy Administration
Organization and interaction of government licencing and professional association entities. A discussion regarding the professional''s roles and responsibility in the advocacy of their profession. One four hour lecture
7/2005 - 6/2006 PHTH 581 Research Applications I
Selected doctoral student research advisement including question formulation, question refinement, establishment of research methodology, and preparation of Institutional Review Board Research Application
7/2005 - 6/2006 PHTH 582 Research Applications II
Selected doctoral student research advisement including question formulation, question refinement, establishment of research methodology.
7/2005 - 6/2006 PMPT 476 - Therapeutic Exercises
Theory and application of the physical, mechanical, neurophysiological/motor controlling and soft tissue biomechanical considerations in the formulation of exercise prescriptions. Entire course block of 10 lectures and labs / 3 hours per lecture, 3 hours per lab.
* PHTH 484 - THERAPEUTIC EXERCISES
Theory and application of the physical, mechanical, neurophysiological/motor controlling and soft tissue biomechanical considerations in the formulation of exercise prescriptions. Entire course block of 10 lectures and labs / 3 hours per lecture, 3 hours per lab.
Interactive Teaching
 
9/2008 - 11/2008 Orthopaedics I lab Practical
Simuilated outpatient orthopaedic clinical situations including impaiment identification, treatment plan formulation, application of manual skills, and assessment of treatment application. 60 students, 4 hours per week.
Administrative Teaching Roles
 
7/2008 - 6/2009 Clinical Sciences tract Coordinator
7/2005 - 6/2006 Orthopaedic Tract Coordinator