National Taiwan University

School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy

Course Syllabus in Sports Physical Therapy / 2007

Course Number: 408 50100

Course Name: Physical Therapy in Daily Life

Course Credit: 2

Instructors: Hsing-Kuo Wang, Chien MY, Hu MM, Wang LY        

                Phone: 33228134       

                E-mail: hkwang@       

                Office: Room 319, Floor 3, No.17, Xuzhou Rd., Zhongzheng District, Taipei City 100, Taiwan (R.O.C.) School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, National Taiwan University
Schedule & Place: Wednesday,
10:10 am -12:10 pm

Building of public health, Theater 101 

Course Description:

This module introduces the knowledge that often used by physical therapist perform components of physical therapy procedures in daily activity of general population. These lectures assist students to know how physical therapists provide services that help improve mobility, relieve pain, and prevent or limit permanent physical disabilities of patients suffering from injuries or disease. Patients include accident victims and individuals with disabling conditions such as low-back pain, arthritis, cardiopulmonary disease, fractures, head injuries, and cerebral palsy.


General Objectives of the Course:

After completing this course, the students would be able to

  • Understand works of physical therapists
  • Adapt a healthy life according suggestion of physical therapists






Week 1


Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 2

Sports injury

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 3

Sports injury management

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 4

Prevention to fall

Hu, MM

Week 5

Exercise and asthma

Wang, LY

Week 6

Stay in fit

Chien MY

Week 7

Aerobic or anaerobic exercise

Chien MY

Week 8

Mid-term examination

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 9

Relaxation technique

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 10

Chronic cardiopulmonary diseases

Wang LY

Week 11

Sports bandage

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 12

Training and mistakes

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 13


Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 14


Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 15

Low back pain

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 16

Healthy life

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 17

Smart customers

Hsing-Kuo Wang

Week 18

Final examination

Hsing-Kuo Wang



1.          Scully RM, Barnes MR: Physical Therapy. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company. 1989.


Grading System:



Mid-term examination



Final examination