Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Athletic Training Principles for Therapeutic Modalities (3 cr)
A586 | 6306 | Poppy


COURSE PREREQUISITES:
Admission to the Graduate Program in Athletic Training in the Department of
Kinesiology, or consent of instructor.

CLASS MEETING:
Meets Monday, 8:00-9:30 a.m. and Lab on Wednesday, 8:00-9:00 a.m. or
9:00-10:00 a.m.

TEXTBOOK:
Prentice, W.  Therapeutic Modalities in Sports Medicine.  McGraw-Hill, pub.
1999.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to provide knowledge of the underlying scientific
basis for
selection and use of therapeutic modalities in an athletic population.

The physics and physiology of thermaltherapies and electrotherapies are
discussed.

The use of therapeutic modalities is reinforced by practical clinical
application in a
laboratory experience.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:
Following completion of this course, the student will be able to
appropriately select
and correctly apply those modalities presented in class.  Additionally, the
student
will be able to alter the modality selections as the athlete's condition
changes.

GRADES:
Grades will be determined on two (2) written exams (25% each), two (2)
laboratory exams (10% each), and one (1) paper (20%), article presentation
(5%), roundtable discussion (5%).