Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Principles and Techniques of Therapeutic Modalities (3 cr)
A383 | 6452 | Staff
Admission to the undergraduate Program in Athletic Training in the
Department of Kinesiology.
Meets for 50 minutes three days a week
Starkey, C: Therapeutic Modalities for Athletic Trainers, 2nd Edition, F.A.
Davis, pub. 1999.
This course is designed to provide knowledge of the underlying scientific
basis for selection and use of therapeutic modalities in a physically active
The physics and physiology of the thermal therapies and electrotherapies are
The use of therapeutic modalities is reinforced by practical clinical
application in a
Following completion of this course, the student will be able to
appropriately select and correctly apply those modalities presented in
Additionally, the student will be able to alter the modality selections as
athlete's condition changes.
Grades will be determined on three (3) written exams (20% for the first 2
25% for the final exam), three (3) laboratory exams (10% each), and a case