Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Strap/Bandaging Tech in Athletic Training (3 cr)
A282 | 6218 | Schrader


COURSE PREREQUISITES:
Admission into the Athletic Training Major or permission of instructor.

CLASS MEETS:
Two 75 minute periods per week.

TEXTBOOKS:
Physical Examination of the Spine and Extremities, Hoppenfeld, S.,

Appleton-Century-Crofts, New York, Latest Edition.

Color Atlas of Surface Anatomy, Backhouse, K. and Hutchings, R.T., Williams

and Wilkens, Baltimore, 1986.

Sophomore Student Athletic Trainer Handbook, Collegiate Copiers, 1994.
(Necessary only for students who have been officially admitted)

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to introduce the fundamental elements of strapping
and bandaging techniques utilizing the simple materials.  Techniques will
address all anatomical areas that may benefit from the use of external
support.  This course also incorporates the elements of soft tissue
evaluation.  Palpation skills, surface anatomy, specialized tests pertinent
to each anatomical site are addressed.  Students are expected to develop
basic proficiencies in all of these areas through classroom and laboratory
experiences.

EXAMS:
Final determination of your grade will be based upon the following criteria:
Three Exams (15% each), Final Comprehensive Exam (30%), Strapping
Evaluations (15%), Soft Tissue Evaluation (10%)