Health, Physical Education And Recreation | Athletic Training Principles for the Lower Extremity (3 cr)
A590 | 6123 | Schrader


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

CLASS MEETING:
Meets one 50 minute period three times per week

TEXTBOOK:
Saunder's Evaluation Treatment and Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorder's,
Vol. 2 Extremities.
Content will involve a combination of hand out material and baseline
readings
from Saunder's which was required for A581 fall
semester.

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
This course is designed to provide advanced knowledge and hands on skills
for athletic training professionals.  The course has three major sections.
The first involves a detailed review of the anatomy and pathologies of the
shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand joints.  A detailed presentation of
evaluation techniques, treatment sequences, and protocols used are
emphasized.

The second section of the course focuses on common athletic knee and patella
injuries occurring to athletes.  This section focuses on commonly utilized
rehabilitation techniques and the current trends in athletic rehabilitative
techniques.

The final section examines the gait cycle and its impact on physically
active
people.  Emphasis on measurement of anatomical ranges, orthopedic evaluation
and construction of remediation devices are emphasized.

EXAMS:
Final assignment of grades will be based upon a mid-term examination and a
final.  All scores will be standardized.  The final grade will be based upon
the following weighing:
Mid-Term Exam (40%), Final (60%).