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ACCK Athletic Training Course Descriptions

AT315  Therapeutic Exercise   (Spring semester)

The study of cardiovascular, neuromuscular, strength, and flexibility fitness components and their practical application during the phases of rehabilitation. 
 
AT351  Prevention & Evaluation of Upper/Lower Body Athletic Injuries and Illnesses I (Fall semester)

A study of clinical and field evaluative processes and equipment used by the Athletic Trainer. Focus is on orthopedic and soft tissue trauma to the extremities. The preventive measures available to reduce the frequency of injury and illness are surveyed and discussed.   

AT352  Prevention & Evaluation of Upper/Lower Body Athletic Injuries and Illnesses II (Fall semester)

A study of clinical and field evaluative processes and equipment used by the Athletic Trainer. Focus is on orthopedic and soft tissue trauma to the axial skeleton. The preventive measures available to reduce the frequency of injury and illness are surveyed and discussed.  

AT430  Therapeutic Modalities (Spring semester)

A study of therapeutic modalities: selection, set-up, application, parameters and physiological effects. The use of pharmaceuticals will also be investigated. Focus is on incorporating modalities and pharmaceuticals in the facilitation of the tissue healing response in the various stages of rehabilitation from injury or illness. 

AT435  Administration in Athletic Training (Fall semester)

This course deals with the organization, administration, and methods involved in both the practice and programming of athletic training. An emphasis is placed on problem solving and risk management.  

AT440  Pathology and General Medical Conditions for the Athletic Trainer (Spring semester)

A study of the causes and physiological responses physically active persons encounter due to injury, illness, disease, and disabilities. Included are the recognition, treatment, and referral of general medical conditions.  

Along with the above curriculum courses you will also be taking clinical, hands-on, courses at your home campus that are taken in sequence with those described above.