ATTR   521. Pathomechanics of Sports Injuries. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Addresses musculoskeletal and sports injury mechanisms from a pathomechanical and pathophysiological perspective. Focuses on acute trauma and repetitive stress injuries to the musculoskeletal system. Emphasizes evaluation and diagnostic procedures and the pathophysiology and evaluation of mild head injuries commonly acquired as part of physical activity.

ATTR   610. Research in Athletic Training I. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Will explore the different types of research used by athletic training researchers. Students will develop skills for searching the scientific literature related to athletic training practice. Students will learn how to select and focus a research topic. Students will critically review the literature and evaluate selected research articles. Students will develop a critical review of the literature and draft a research proposal related to an issue in athletic training practice.

ATTR   620. Research in Athletic Training II. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: ATTR   610. A continuation of ATTR   610. Students will progress their research project through finalizing their research methods, submitting their IRB and pilot testing. Topics covered include reliability and validity of measures, statistical decision making, and the t-test.

ATTR   625. Acute Care of Athletic Injuries. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Students will develop an understanding of the basic clinical practice concepts utilized by certified athletic trainers in the recognition, prevention, treatment and disposition of athletics-related illnesses and injuries.

ATTR   630. Research in Athletic Training III. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: ATTR   620. A continuation of ATTR   620. Students will progress their research project through collecting and analyzing data, preparing a journal-ready manuscript and preparing an abstract and presentation for submission. Topics covered will include the publication process, writing the results and discussion for research manuscripts.

ATTR   635. Evaluation of Athletic Injuries. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: ATTR   521. Addresses assessment of musculoskeletal injury, mild head injury and conditions commonly acquired as part of physical activity. Focuses on evaluation and diagnostic procedures associated with these injuries and conditions.

ATTR   640. Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Corequisite: ATTR   645. Provides knowledge of the proper use of therapeutic modalities in the treatment of athletic injuries in physically active individuals.

ATTR   641. Therapeutic Exercise in Athletic Training. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credit hours. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Corequisite: ATTR   646. Acquaints students with the proper use of therapeutic exercise in the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries in physically active individuals. Includes the use of therapeutic exercise in the treatment of groin, thigh, hip, knee, lower leg, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, finger and back injuries in physically active individuals.

ATTR   645. Laboratory in Therapeutic Modalities. 2 Hours.

Semester course; 4 laboratory hours. 2 credits. Corequisite: ATTR   640. Introduces athletic training students to the principles and procedures involved in the clinical application of therapeutic modalities to the physically active.

ATTR   646. Therapeutic Exercise Laboratory in Athletic Training. 2 Hours.

Semester course; 4 laboratory hours. 2 credits. Corequisite: ATTR   641. Designed to acquaint students with the proper use of therapeutic exercise in the treatment of athletic injuries in physically active individuals. Will include skills of therapeutic exercise used in the treatment of groin, thigh, hip, lower leg, ankle, foot, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, finger and back athletic injuries.

ATTR   650. Anatomical Basis of Sports Medicine. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: ATTR   521. Course will include dissection of the human cadaver and will emphasize the musculoskeletal, articular, nervous, and vascular systems. Dissection experiences will be supplemented with group presentations. The role of anatomical structures as they relate to athletic injury mechanisms, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation will be emphasized.

ATTR   655. Medical Aspects in Athletic Training. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Course will present the practical components of clinical medicine to include pathology and pharmacology management of acute and chronic injuries as seen in athletes.

ATTR   670. Organization and Administration in Athletic Training. 3 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 3 credits. Prerequisite: admission to the Athletic Training Program. Students will be acquainted with the proper organization and management techniques used by certified athletic trainers in health care administration of athletic training programs.

ATTR   685. Clinical Experience in Athletic Training I. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 4 credits. Prerequisite: ATTR   625. Provides a field experience emphasizing acute injury management, injury pathology and injury prevention. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience students will be assigned to an NATABOC-certified athletic trainer at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training.

ATTR   686. Clinical Experience in Athletic Training II. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 4 credits. Prerequisites: ATTR   635 and 645. Provides a field experience emphasizing therapeutic modalities and the evaluation of upper extremity, lower extremity, spinal and head injuries. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience students will be assigned to an NATABOC-certified athletic trainer at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training.

ATTR   687. Clinical Experience in Athletic Training III. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 3 lecture hours. 4 credits Prerequisite: ATTR   686. Will expose students to the clinical practices of multiple medical and allied health professions in addition to the certified athletic trainer. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. Also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training.

ATTR   695. Clinical Experience in Athletic Training IV. 4 Hours.

Semester course; 4 lecture hours. 4 credits. Prerequisites: ATTR   650 and 655. Provides a field experience emphasizing therapeutic exercise prescription and techniques, general medical conditions, and pharmacology. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience students will be assigned to an NATABOC-certified athletic trainer at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training.

ATTR   696. Clinical Experience in Athletic Training V. 6-9 Hours.

Semester course; variable hours. 6-9 credits. Prerequisite: ATTR   670. Provides a field experience emphasizing administrative and professional aspects of athletic training. A directed clinical/field experience designed to satisfy the clinical education requirements for the entry-level athletic trainer. As part of this experience students will be assigned to an NATABOC-certified athletic trainer at an appropriate clinical site. Students will be assigned to intercollegiate, interscholastic or professional sports organizations, rehabilitation facilities, or other health care facilities. Course also will assess specific clinical proficiencies required for the practice of athletic training.