University Catalog 2005-2006

Athletic Training (ATEP)

School of Recreation, Health, and Tourism

228 Introduction to Athletic Training (3:3:0) Introduces profession of athletic training. Study areas include the role of the athletic trainer in sports medicine, mechanisms of athletic injuries, tissue response to injury, blood-borne pathogens, introductory techniques of the assessment and evaluation of athletic injuries and emergency procedures, general illness common with athletes, and dermatological conditions.

229 Clinical Experiences in Introductory Athletic Training (3:3:0) Prerequisite: ATEP 228.Introduces clinical skills commonly used in athletic training. Topics include athletic training room organization and procedures; protective sports equipment; construction of protective devices; application of protective taping, braces, wrapping, and protective pads. Assignments include the application of skills with athletic teams.

310 Athletic Injury Recognition of the Lower Extremity and Thorax (3:3:0) Prerequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 228, 229, 315; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPA. An analysis of injury mechanisms of specific injuries to the lower extremity and thorax.

315 Clinical Evaluation Skills for Lower Extremity and Thorax (3:3:0) Corequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 310; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPA. An analysis of injury evaluation and muscle isolation techniques of specific injuries to the lower extremity and thorax. Assignments include the application of skills with athletic teams.

320 Athletic Injury Recognition of the Upper Extremity, Head and Neck (3:3:0) Prerequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 228, 229, 325; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPAAn analysis of injury mechanisms of specific injuries to the upper extremity, head and spine.

325 Clinical Evaluation Skills for the Upper Extremity, Head and Neck (3:3:0) Corequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 228, 229, 320; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPA. An analysis of injury evaluation and muscle isolation techniques of specific injuries to the upper extremity, head and spine. Assignments include the application of skills with athletic teams.

350 Therapeutic Modalities (3:3:0) Prerequisites or corequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 310, 315, 320, 325, 354, 357.Study of the physical principals, physiological effects, indications, and contraindications of therapeutic modalities used in athletic training. Also covers indications, contraindications, physiological effects, special programs, and resistance methods used in the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

354 Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries (3:3:0)Prerequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 228, 229, 310, 315, 320, 325, 350, 357; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPA.A study of the indications, contraindications, physiological effects, special programs, and resistance methods used in the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.

357 Treatment and Rehabilitation Clinical Techniques (3:3:0) Prerequisites or corequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; ATEP 228, 229, 310, 315, 320, 325, 350, 354; current CPR certification; 2.20 major GPA. Practical experience in the therapeutic modalities commonly used in athletic training, and special programs and rehabilitation methods used in the prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Assignments include the application of skills with athletic teams.

413 Management Skills in Athletic Training ( 3:3:0) Prerequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; PHED 200; ATEP 228, 229, 310, 315, 320, 325, 350, 354, 357; PRLS 405, 410; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPA.Practical experience in the administration of an athletic training program on the collegiate, clinical, professional, and secondary school levels.

441 Practicum in Athletic Training (3:3:0) Prerequisites: BIOL 124, 125; HEAL 110, 205; PHED 200; ATEP 228, 229, 310, 315, 320, 325, 350, 357; PRLS 405, 410; current CPR certification; 2.50 major GPA. Techniques and procedures in the care and prevention of athletic injuries in a selected environment under certified athletic trainer supervision. Involves at least 300 hours of participation.