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Course Descriptions

AT 1610 Introduction to Athletic Training (2) The course is designed to acquaint the first year athletic training major with all aspects of the athletic training profession. Corequisites: AT 1611 and AT 1620. FA.

AT 1611 Introduction to Athletic Training Lab I (1) Introduction to clinical athletic training emphasizing basic pre-professional skills sets. Corequisite: AT 1610. FA.

AT 1620 Responding to Emergencies for the Professional Rescuer (3) Accident, injury and illness situations for immediate first-aid, and legal parameters involved in emergency care. Certification in CPR/AED for the professional Rescuer and First-Aid is attained. Corequisites: AT 1610 and AT 1611. FA.

AT 1630 Foundations of Athletic Training (2) Provide the athletic training student with the foundation needed to recognize the cause of injuries, effectively manage injuries, and to prevent injuries from occurring. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611 and AT 1620. SP.

AT 1631 Foundations of Athletic Training Lab II (1) Provide the athletic training student with the clinical foundations to recognize the cause of, prevention of, and management of injuries. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, and AT 1620. Corequisite: AT 1630. SP.

AT 1640 Medical Terminology (1) Terminology, note writing, and documentation techniques in sports medicine. A treatment cycle will be introduced. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, and AT 1620. SP.

AT 2610 Orthopedic Assessment: Lower Extremity (2) Common types of orthopedic/sports dysfunctions to the lower extremity. Viewpoints include: etiology and mechanism of injury, pathology, recognition and evaluation techniques, protocols, and prevention. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1620, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 1640, and PE 1800. Corequisite: AT 2611. FA.

AT 2630 Therapeutic Modalities (2) The theoretical knowledge for the clinical application of therapeutic modalities. Principles of the physiological effects and therapeutic indications and contraindications with application of these modalities. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1620, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 2620, and AT 1640. Corequisites: AT 2610, AT 2611, and AT 2631.

AT 2631 Therapeutic Modalities Lab (1) Students will apply the techniques and clinical skills related to the application of therapeutic modalities. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1620, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 1640, PE 1800, and PE 2850. Corequisites: AT 2610, AT 2611, and AT 2630.

AT 2640 Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise (1) An introduction to therapeutic exercise, program design and implementation, and progression for exercises and conditions in the active population. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 1640, and PE 1800.

AT 3620 Clinical Athletic Training Lab V (2) The application of athletic training skills and professional practice related to the clinical setting. Prerequisites: AT 2610, AT 2611, AT 2620, AT 2621. FA.

AT 3630 Therapeutic Rehabilitation (2) Theoretical knowledge in the clinical application of rehabilitation programs, physical examinations, therapeutic exercises, open and closed chain exercises, muscle reeducation, special therapeutic techniques including aquatic therapy. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1620, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 2620, AT 2621, AT 2630, AT 2631, PE 2850 and PE 2800.

AT 3631 Therapeutic Rehabilitation Lab (1) Clinical skills relating to the rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1620, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 2620, AT 2621, AT 2630, AT 2631, PE 2850 and PE 2800.

AT 3640 Clinical Athletic Training Lab VI (2) The application of athletic training skills and professional practice related to the clinical setting. Prerequisites: AT 2610, AT 2611, AT 2620, AT 2621, and AT 3620. SP.

AT 3650 Sport and Exercise Pharmacology (2) Discuss medications and their impact upon the active population. Issues in ethical concerns and legal implications will be addressed. Prerequisite: junior standing. FA.

AT 4610 Clinical Athletic Training Lab VII* (2) The application of athletic training skills and professional practice related to the clinical setting. Prerequisites: AT 2610, AT 2611, AT 2620, AT 2621, AT 2630, and AT 2631. *Not available for graduate credit. FA.

AT 4620 Clinical Athletic Training Lab VIII* (2) The application of athletic training skills and professional practice related to the clinical setting. Prerequisites: AT 2610, AT 2611, AT 2620, AT 2621, AT 2630, and AT 2631. *Not available for graduate credit. SP.

AT 4630 Organization and Administration of Athletic Training* (3) Legal issues, budget and inventory management, facility designs and maintenance, daily supervision, scheduling, and administration of the athletic training facilities will be addressed. Prerequisites: AT 1610, AT 1611, AT 1620, AT 1630, AT 1631, AT 2620, AT 2621, AT 2630, AT 2631, AT 3620, PE 2850 and PE 2800 *Not available for graduate credit. SP.

AT 4640 Senior Seminar in Athletic Training (2) Culminating experiences for senior level athletic training students focusing on current topics in the Athletic Training Profession and career development issues. Prerequisite: senior standing. SP.