Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Principles and Practices of Athletic Training (3 cr)
A581 | 6304 | Schrader


COURSE PREREQUISITES:
Admission into the Master's Specialization in Athletic Training.

CLASS MEETS:
Meets twice weekly for 75 minutes

TEXTBOOK:
Orthopedic Physical Assessment, Magee, D.J., W.B. Saunders Company,
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987., Second Edition.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is intended to discuss advanced aspects of injury management
with particular emphasis on philosophy of care for the athlete.  Class
lectures and discussion will focus upon tissues, acute and chronic trauma,
healing, the spine, head and internal injuries occurring in sport.
Pathogenesis of injuries, treatment strategies, recognition of internal
injuries, emergency protocols, are samples of additional topics.

IT IS ASSUMED THAT STUDENTS HAVE A COMMAND OF HUMAN ANATOMY,
PARTICULARLY OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM.

EXAMS:
Exams will be structured around notes, assigned chapters, and any handouts
given in class.  Final Grade Determination will be based upon three exams;
Tissue structures, injury and the healing process (25%), The spine and
shoulder (35%) and a comprehensive final (40%).