- Basic Course Information
- Course description - Areas of study for this course include: A composite overview to basic athletic training procedures with specific focus on the identification of injuries related to physical activity; therapeutic, rehabilitative, and preventative techniques will be utilized as treatment options. Students will be introduced to the professional development and responsibilities that the licensed athletic trainer holds. Practical lab experience and lecture will be the format of this course.
- Prerequisites - none
- Student Learning Outcomes
- The student will evaluate athletic injuries effectively, and be able to do so at a minimum of 80 percent accuracy.
- The student will analyze specific athletic injuries, and compose a research paper about these injuries with a minimum 70 percent mastery.
- The student will describe ways for athletes to properly train in order to avoid injuries.
- Major Course Requirements and Grading Standards
- Attendance is a key component to grading; unexcused absences in excess of two missed class sessions will result in a deduction of one class grade per absence beginning with the third unexcused absence
- Labs: There will be multiple labs spaced throughout the semester, including taping, evaluation, and rehabilitation of specific athletic injuries.
- Exams: Four major exams will be spaced throughout the semester. Exam questions may include any combination of the following: true/false, multiple choice, fill in the blanks, short answer, and essay.
- Research Paper: A research paper will be completed over a group of specific injuries and will deal with the prevention, assessment, and treatment of those injuries.
- Information on Books and Other Course Material
- Arnheim’s Principles of Athletic Training (Prentice). ISBN-10: 0-07-297108-8, McGraw Hill Publishers.
- Other Policies:
Please refer to the WTC Course Catalog for the following:
- Campus Calendar
- Final Exam schedule
- How to drop a class
- Withdrawal information
- Student Conduct/Academic Integrity
- Students with disabilities
- Course Organization and Tentative Schedule*
*This schedule is subject to change.
|| Course introduction/The Athletic Trainer and Sports Medicine Team
Legal Concerns and Insurance Issues
||Training and Conditioning Techniques
||Protective Gear and Sports Equipment
||Taping and Bandaging
Mechanisms and Characteristics of Sports Trauma
||Tissue Response to Injury
||On the Field Acute Care and Emergency Procedures
Off the Field Injury Evaluation
Using Therapuetic Modalities
||Using Therapuetic Exercise in Rehabilitation
||Pharmacology in Athletic Training
The Ankle and Lower Leg
The Thigh, Hip, Groin, and Pelvis
The Shoulder Complex
The Forearm, Wrist, Hand, and Fingers
||Review Anatomical Structures
January 12, 2016