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Course Description

This course provides students majoring in Kinesiology with the opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills in KIN 3. Emphasis is placed on handling an emergency situation, acute injury management, prevention of athletics injuries, wrapping and taping techniques and basic injury rehabilitation. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Successful completion (C grade) requires the students to complete 75 hours of lab work in addition to the course's academic requirements. This course was previously listed as KIN 3A. ADVISORY: KIN 3

Learning Outcomes

  • Translate the material presented during class demonstrations.
  • Develop a general strength and conditioning program for injury prevention which includes utilizing stretching techniques.
  • Identify specific anatomical structures associated with athletic taping and wrapping techniques.
  • Apply the information and skills presented in class; including acute injury assessment in life threatening and non-life threatening situations (primary and secondary survey); and develop a basic athletic injury rehabilitation plan.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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