ATHT145
Introduction to Athletic Training

Prerequisites: Open to freshmen and sophomores only

Description: Introduction to preparation and work of the certified athletic trainer and to the profession and professional expectations and requirements. Observational and laboratory experiences.

This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 146

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ATHT146
First Aid, Treatment, and Management of Athletic Injuries

Prerequisites: ATHT 145

Description: Role of the athletic trainer in providing first aid and care to the injured athlete. Emergency medical care systems and personnel, emergency planning, and first aid treatment techniques. Standard first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ATHT245
Organization and Administration of Athletic Training

Prerequisites: ATHT 146 and permission; parallel ATHT 247.

Description: Supporting the daily activities of athletic trainers. Legal concepts, forms and record keeping, drug testing, insurance, concepts of financial management, facility management, and personnel management.

This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 246

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ATHT246
Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

Prerequisites: ATHT 245, NUTR 207, and parallel: ATHT 248

Description: The athletic trainer's duties and function in dealing with the prevention of athletic injuries through administering physical examinations, analyzing sports risk, supervising physical conditioning, properly fitting pads and equipment, and monitoring environmental conditions.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ATHT247
Clinical Education I

Prerequisites: ATHT 245.

Description: Organization skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: daily training room operations, administration of physical examinations, practice of common skills found within the domains of athletic training, and use of appropriate wound care technique.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:LAB

Credit Hours:1

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ATHT248
Clinical Education II

Prerequisites: ATHT 246.

Description: Prevention skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: use of various devices and techniques necessary to screen and evaluate athletes fitness and health; use of commercial conditioning equipment; collecting climatic data; fitting equipment; and the application of taping, wrapping, splints, and braces.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

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ATHT249
Therapeutic Modalities

Prerequisites: PHYS 141 or 151.

Description: Theoretical and practical guidelines for using light, hydrotherapy, thermal energy, electrotherapeutic equipment, TENS, traction, and manual treatment techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ATHT345
Evaluation of Athletic Injuries

Prerequisites: ATHT 246 and parallel ATHT 347.

Description: Knowledge and skills needed by the athletic trainer to conduct a thorough evaluation of athletic injuries and illnesses for the purpose of formulating an impression of the injury so that proper care and disposition of the injury may be achieved.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

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ATHT346
Rehabilitation and Reconditioning

Prerequisites: ATHT 345 and parallel ATHT 348.

Description: Planning and implementation of comprehensive rehabilitation and/or reconditioning programs for athletes. Physiological response to trauma, the healing cycle, evaluation of goals and objectives and the principles of therapeutic exercise and therapeutic modalities.

This course is a prerequisite for: ATHT 445

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

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ATHT347
Clinical Education III

Prerequisites: ATHT 345 and parallel ATHT 346.

Description: Evaluation skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: taking the history of an injury; identifying objective signs of injury through observation, palpation, range of motion, and "special tests"; and incorporating findings into an effective clinical evaluation.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

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ATHT348
Clinical Education IV

Prerequisites: ATHT 347 and parallel ATHT 346.

Description: Rehabilitation skills in athletic training. Demonstration and practice of skills in: the use of manual muscle testing; goniometry; use of ambulatory aids; application of clinical modalities; use of exercise in the recovery from injury/illness.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

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ATHT445
Advanced Studies in Athletic Training

Prerequisites: ATHT 346; Parallel: ATHT 447

Description: Current philosophical and ethical problems in the field of athletic training, and advanced treatment techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC
ACE Outcomes: ACE 10 Integrated Product

Credit Hours:3

ACE:ACE 10 Integrated Product

ATHT446
Medical Aspects of Athletic Training

Prerequisites: ATHT 445 and parallel ATHT 448.

Description: Recent and current medical research and its application to treatment of injuries sustained by participation in athletics. Identification and application of methods of staying abreast of medical advances in prevention and treatment of injuries.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

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ATHT447
Clinical Education V

Prerequisites: Parallel ATHT 445.

Description: Advanced skills in athletic training 1. Demonstration and practice of advanced skills in evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of athletic injury including isokinetic testing; Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation (PNF) techniques; and joint mobilization.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

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ATHT448
Clinical Education VI

Prerequisites: ATHT 447 and parallel ATHT 446

Description: Advanced skills in athletic training 2. Demonstration and practice of skills in the evaluation of athletic injury and illness. Evaluation of common general medical conditions.

Course details
Credit Hours:1
Max credits per semester:1
Max credits per degree:1
Course Format:FLD

Credit Hours:1

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