Athetic Training (A TR)

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Courses primarily for undergraduates:

(0-2) Cr. 0.5. F.


Pre-athletic training clinical experience designed to orientate students to the athletic training profession prior to enrolling in athletic training course sequence. Students will observe athletic trainers in various athletic training clinical sites. Open to pre-athletic training students only. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(0-2) Cr. 1. F.


Athletic training clinical experiences designed to review human anatomical structures including origin, insertion, action, innervations of muscles. Students will gain experience with palpation of these structures to help identify location of anatomical landmarks. Students will also gain experience identifying bones, ligaments, and tendons. Open to athletic training students only.

(1-2) Cr. 2.

Prereq: BIOL 155 or BIOL 255 and BIOL 256
Introduction to methods of prevention and immediate care of athletic injuries. Basic information concerning health supervision of athletes, and some basic wrapping and strapping techniques for common injuries. Non A TR majors only.

(0-3) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Credit or enrollment in A TR 222
Athletic training clinical observation experiences to accompany A TR 222. Utilize knowledge to evaluate, analyze and demonstrate appropriate taping, wrapping and basic skill techniques. Open to students interested in the athletic training option. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-2) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: BIOL 255, BIOL 255L
Provides pre-athletic training students with the knowledge of the profession of a certified athletic trainer, factors associated with injury prevention, treatment, emergency care of athletic injuries, protective equipment, basic organization, administrative, and legal concepts in the athletic training setting. To be taken concurrently with A TR 221.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission of Athletic Training Program Director
Athletic training clinical experiences for athletic training students during pre-season intercollegiate football. Clinical experiences include: Professional Rescuer CPR, AED certification, emergency splinting and spineboarding, medical record keeping and HIPPA regulations, environmental conditions, prevention of injury screening strategies, athletic training room and education program policies and procedures, review of athletic taping techniques, acute injury management, mouthpiece formation, and anatomy review. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-3) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Sport injury assessment procedures and evaluation techniques for lower body injuries. Includes an overview of mechanisms of injury, general musculoskeletal disorders, and spine or neurological dysfunction. Designed for students in the athletic training major.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Athletic training clinical experience to accompany A TR 224. Open to students in the athletic training major. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-3) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Sport injury assessment procedures and evaluation techniques for lower body injuries. Includes an overview of common illnesses of athletes and sport specific injuries. Designed for students in the athletic training major.

(0-3) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Athletic training clinical experience to accompany A TR 226. Open to students in the athletic training major. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(0-3) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Basic information and laboratory instruction regarding basic taping techniques, athletic equipment fitting procedures, and the use and proper fitting of prophylactic braces. Open to students in the athletic training major. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-2) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Theory and technique of therapeutic modalities used in the management of injuries.

(0-3) Cr. 1. F.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Athletic training clinical experience to accompany A TR 323. Open to students in athletic training major. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(2-2) Cr. 3. S.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Theory and practical application of rehabilitation principles used in the management of athletic injuries.

(0-3) Cr. 1. S.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Athletic training clinical experience to accompany A TR 326. Open to students in the athletic training major. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director, senior classification
Current administrative, professional, and legal issues pertaining to athletic training. Job search techniques and strategies including preparation of materials for athletic training students.

(3-0) Cr. 3. F.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Current medical issues and concerns, including pathology of illness and injury, dermatological conditions, exposure to allied health care professionals, and pharmacological indications in relation to the profession of athletic training and in patient/athlete care.

Cr. 2. S.

Prereq: Permission of athletic training program director
Clinical experiences in application of athletic training techniques under supervision of certified athletic trainers. Participation in monthly research journal discussion. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.

Cr. 1. F.S.

Prereq: Senior classification, permission of athletic training program director
Preparation for professional endorsement and certification by review of required competencies and clinical proficiencies. Required for endorsement or approval to sit for Board of Certification Exam. Offered on a satisfactory-fail basis only.