Responses of Korean physical therapy students after practice with a virtual anatomical system in Japan

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Author(s)

    • Han Heonsoo
    • Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare: 2600-1 Kitakanemaru, Ohtawara City, Tochigi 324-8501, Japan
    • Kosaka Jun
    • Department of Anatomy, School of Medicine, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
    • Chon Seung-Chul
    • Department of Physical Therapy, Konyang University, Republic of Korea
    • Itokazu Masafumi
    • Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences at Narita, International University of Health and Welfare, Japan
    • Kubo Akira
    • Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health Sciences, International University of Health and Welfare: 2600-1 Kitakanemaru, Ohtawara City, Tochigi 324-8501, Japan

Abstract

<p> [Purpose] To investigate responses of Korean physical therapy students, receiving medical terminology education in physical therapy both in Korean and English, after practice with a virtual anatomical system. [Subjects and Methods] The participants were 25 physical therapy students from Konyang University in South Korea visiting the International University of Health and Welfare for training purposes. The virtual anatomy practice was conducted in English using 3 dimensional virtual anatomy software constructed using real cadaver photographs. A questionnaire about this practice and anatomy was completed after the practice. [Results] The results of the questionnaire showed a trend toward high scores for virtual anatomy practice. [Conclusion] The present virtual anatomy system was created using multi-directional photographs from a real cadaver; therefore, it can be used as an auxiliary means of education using cadavers.</p>

Journal

  • Journal of Physical Therapy Science

    Journal of Physical Therapy Science 29(10), 1749-1752, 2017

    The Society of Physical Therapy Science

Codes

  • NII Article ID (NAID)
    130006178236
  • Text Lang
    ENG
  • ISSN
    0915-5287
  • Data Source
    J-STAGE 
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