Dr. Krista Eskay is a paediatric physical therapist and researcher
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Various tools are used to assess the paediatric population, from functional assessments to specific outcome measures. Assessing a child’s functional movement patterns provides information on their strength, range of motion, tone and coordination. Standardised assessment tools offer more detail on specific components and enable comparisons with age-matched norms. This course explores how to assess a child using functional movements and introduces three commonly used standardised outcome measures.
This course aims to introduce the functional movement analysis and standardised assessment tools for the paediatric population.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.