Academic Catalog 2021-2022

Athletic Training (ATR)

ATR 206  Intro to Athletic Trn  (3 Credits)  

General Prevention Principles. Describe the concept (e.g. case definitions, incidence versus prevalence, exposure assessmenr, rate) and uses of injury and illness surveilance relevent to athletic training. Identify and discribe measure used to monitor injury preventionstrategies identify modifiable/non-modifiable risk factors and mechanism for injury and illness. Explain how the effectiveness of a prevention strategy can be assessed using clinical outcomes, surveillance, or evaluation data.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 210  Athletic Taping & Bracing  (1 Credits)  

Summmarize the basic principle associated with the design, construction, fit, maintenance, and reconditioning of protective equipment, including the rules and regulations established by the associations that govern its use. Fit standard protective equipment following manufacturers' guidelines. Apply preventive taping and wrapping procedures, splints, braces, and other special protective devices. Fabricate and apply taping, wrapping, supportive, and protective devices to facilitate return to function.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 212  Medical Terminology in At  (1 Credits)  

Describe the normal structure and interrelated function of the body system. Describe the normal anatomical, systemic, and physiological changes associated with the lifespan, identify the common congenital and acquired risk factors and causes of musculoskeletal injuries and common illnesses that may influence physicaal activity in pediatric, adolescent, adult, and aging populkations. Describe the principles and concepts of body movment, including normal oskeokinematics and arthrokinematics. Describe the influence of pathomechanics on function.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 222  Emerg Medical Tech  (3 Credits)  

Explain the legal, moral and ethical parameters that define the athletic trainer's scope of acute emergency care. Differentiate the roles and responsibilities of the athletic trainer from other providers. Demonstrate the ability to perform scene, primary, and secondary surveys. Obtain a medical hiatory approriate for the patient's ability to respond. Identify cases when rescue breathing CPR, and/or AED use is indicated and according to current accepted practice protocols, and implement those when appropriate.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 223  Clinical Preceptorship I  (2 Credits)  

Administer testing procedure to obtain baseline data regarding a clint's/patient's level of general health. Use this data to desgin, implement, evaluate, and modify a program specific to the performance and health goals of the patient. This will include instructing the patient in the proper performance of the activites, recognizing the warning signs and systoms of potential injuries and illnesses that may ocur, and explaining the role of exercise in maintaining overall health and the prevention of diseases.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 300  Athletic Practicum & Seminar  (3 Credits)  

TI-21. Explain the federal, state, and local laws, regulations and procedure for the proper and documentation associated with an athletic training facility. Current events in athletic traing and the broader field of sports medicine.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 303  Biomechanics of Ex & SP Scienc  (3 Credits)  

Describe the principles and concepts of body movement, including normal oskeokinematic and arthrokinematics. Discribe the influence of pathomechanics on fuction. Analyze gait and select appropriate instruction and correction strategies to facilitate safe progression to functional gait pattern. Explain the relationship between posture, biomechanics, and ergodynamics and the need to address these components in a theraputic intervention.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 318  Ortho Assessment Upper I  (3 Credits)  

Review of body system and regions. Use standard techniques/procedure for the clinical examination of common injuries, conditions, illnesses, and diseases including, but not limited to; history taking, inspection/observation, palpation, functional assessment, special tests, neurological assessments, repiratory assessments, circulatory assessments, abdominal assessment, and other clinical assessments. Assess and interpret findings from a physical examination that is based on the patient's cilincal presentation.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 319  Ortho Assessment Lower II  (3 Credits)  

Review of body systems and regions. Use standard technicques/procedures for the clinical examination of common injuries, conditions, illnesses, and disease including, but not limited to; history taking, inspection/observation, palpation, functional assessment, special tests, nourological assessments, repiratory assessments, circulatory assessments, abdominal assessments, and other clinical assessments. Assess and interpret findings from a physical examination that is based on the patients's clinical presentation.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 323  Clinical Preceptorship III  (2 Credits)  

Perform a comprehensive clinical examination of a patient with an upper extremity, lower extremity, head, neck, thorax, and/or spine injury or condition. This exam should incorporate evidence-based clinical reasoning. Create and implemnt a theraputic intervention that targets treatment goals.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 340  Organ & Admin in AT  (3 Credits)  

Describe the role of the athletic trainer and the delivery of athletic training services within the contex of the broader healthcare system. Describe the impact of organizational structure on the daily operations of the heakthcare facillity. Discribe the role of strategic planning as a means to assess and promote organizational improvement, facility operation and risk mangement. Describe the components of developing and implementing a basic business plan and budget.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 408  Therapeutic Modalities in AT  (4 Credits)  

Describe and differentiate strategies/techniques to: limit edema, restore joint mobility and muscle extensibility, resotre neuromuscular function. Identify exercise/activites to improve stength, endurance, speed, power, balance, coordination, agility, gait, posture, and body mechanic. Explain theory and principles of therapeutic modalities, including: superficial thermal agents, electrical stimulation, ultasound, diathermy, traction, CPM, and biofeedback.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 413  Rehablitation Technique in AT  (4 Credits)  

Describe and differentiate strategies/techniques to: limit edema, restore joint mobility and muscle extensibility, restore neuromuscular function. Idnetify exercises/activites to improve strength, endurance, speed, power, balnce, coordination, agility, gait, posture, and body mechanics Explain theory and principle of therapeutic madalities, including: superficial thermal agents, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, diathermy, traction, CPM, and biofeedback.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 423  Clinical Preceptorship V  (3 Credits)  

Select and intergrate approriate psychosocial techniques into a patient's treatment or rehabilitation program to enhance rehabilitation adherence, return, and overall outcomes. This include, but not limited to: verbal motivation, goal setting, imagery, pain managemtn, self-talk, and/or relaxation. Demonstrate the ability to recognize and refer at-risk individuals with psychoscial disorder and/or mental health emergencies. As a member of the management team, develop an appropriate mangement plan.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology

ATR 499  Clinical Exernship in Athletic Training  (6 Credits)  

Approved externship supervised by a clinical preceptor.. 6 credit hours.

College/School: College Of Education

Department: Dept of Health & Kinesiology