This course emphasizes the study of anatomy and physiology of the musculoskeletal system and pathological changes of the system and function, including diagnostic tests and measurements. Relevant tests and measures for determining impairment and differentiating the diagnosis based on the specificity and sensitivity of the assessment instruments as related to patients with musculoskeletal conditions are discussed. The use of evidence-based physical therapy intervention for musculoskeletal conditions is emphasized. Topics will focus on medical terminology, clinical examination, evaluation, comparing contemporary, traditional interventions, and the impact of evolving technology in this area.