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Course Description

This course provided students with an opportunity to apply the knowledge and skills acquired in KIN 3 and KIN 4A. Emphasis is placed on taping, bracing, padding, splinting, protective equipment, recognition and management of specific sports injuries and conditions and formulating treatment plans. Provides practical exposure to the athletic training profession and increases student's proficiency in athletic training competencies. This course has the option of a letter grade or pass/no pass. Successful completion (C Grade) requires students to complete 75 hours of lab work in addition to the course's academic requirements. PREREQUISITES: KIN 3 AND KIN 4A

Learning Outcomes

  • Translate the material presented during class demonstrations.
  • Perform an injury evaluation; including gathering a history or subjective findings, performing an observation (range of motion, manual muscle testing, special tests, neurological tests, and palpation), assessing an injury, and formulating a treatment plan utilizing therapeutic exercise and modalities.
  • Identify the anatomical features associated with specific athletic injuries.
  • Apply prophylactic equipment/techniques associated with specific athletic injuries.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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