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Undergraduate Courses in Athletic Training (AT)

1141 Special Skills in Athletic Training (0-2). A laboratory course to practice skills needed in the field of athletic training including: taping, bandaging, wound care, splinting, and emergency care of the sick/injured.

1341 Introduction to Athletic Training (3-0). The clinical education of skills and techniques relating to upper extremity, cervical and thoracic spine, head, face and thorax assessment involving health history, visual inspection, physical inspection, and functional testing.

2101 Athletic Training Practicum I (0-8). The clinical education of skills and techniques relating to equipment intensive environments.

2102 Athletic Training Practicum II (0-8). The clinical education of skills and techniques relating to upper extremity, cervical and thoracic spine, head, face and thorax assessment involving health history, visual inspection, physical inspection and functional testing.

3101 Athletic Training Practicum III (0-8). The clinical education of skills and techniques relating to lower extremity, abdomen, lumbar and sacral spine assessment involving health history, visual inspection, physical inspection and functional inspection.

3102 Athletic Training Practicum IV (0-8). The clinical education of skills and techniques relating to therapeutic modalities involving cryotherapy, thermotherapy, electrotherapy, massage and traction.

3131 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries Laboratory (0-3). Laboratory course to help identify concepts of: risk management factors, clinical evaluation and diagnosis, immediate care of injury and illness, organization and administration, professional responsibilities, and treatment, rehabilitation, and reconditioning of in athletic/clinical settings. Requires concurrent enrollment in AT 3331 or consent of the Athletic Training Program Director.

3142 Clinical Experience I - Athletic Training (0-0-15). General medical clinical experiences which provide for psychomotor, cognitive, and affective skill acquisition. The field experience also provides informal learning, practice, and application of clinical proficiencies in a clinical environment under the supervision of an approved instructor.

3331 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3-0). The purpose of this course is to identify injury risk factors associated with participation in competitive athletics and to plan all components of a prevention program.

4101 Athletic Training Practicum V (0-8). The clinical education of skills and techniques relating to therapeutic exercise involving flexibility, muscular strength, physical conditioning, aquatic therapy, and functional progressions.

4102 Athletic Training Practicum VI (0-8). The clinical education of general medical conditions and disabilities relating to illnesses, diseases, syndromes, and disorders of the human body systems.

4142 Clinical Experience II - Athletic Training (0-0-15). Clinical experiences with other allied health care providers which provide for psychomotor, cognitive, and affective skill acquisition. The field experience also provides informal learning, practice, and application of clinical proficiencies in a clinical environment under the supervision of an approved instructor.

4353 Administration of Athletic Training Programs (3-0). The principles of administrative components within the athletic training program. The student will plan, coordinate, and supervise areas of health care services, financial management, training room management, personnel management, and public relations.

4354 Pharmacology and General Medical Conditions in Athletic Setting (3-0). A study of the pharmocologic and pharmokinetic principles of drug categories used in athletic training and general medical conditions found in athletic populations.

4434 Assessment of the Upper Extremity (3-3). The study of clinical assessment specifically related to the upper extremity, head, cervical spine, and thorax.

4435 Assessment of the Lower Extremity (3-3). The study of clinical assessment specifically related to the lower extremity (i.e. toes, foot ankle, lower leg, knee, pelvis, and thigh).

4441 Therapeutic Modalities (3-3). The study of theories, applications, and methods of various modalities consisting of cryotherapy, electrotherapy, hydrotherapy, and thermotherapy in addition to principles of traction, intermittent compression, and massage.

4442 Therapeutic Exercise (3-3). The study of a comprehensive rehabilitation/reconditioning program involving techniques of flexibility, muscular strength, muscular endurance, and cardiorespiratory training involving anaerobic and aerobic principles.