Athletic Training (AT)

AT 501 CLINICAL EDUCATION I1 Credit

Integration of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies with classroom instruction and supervised field-based experience.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for profession into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 502 CLINICAL EDUCATION II1 Credit

Integration of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies with classroom instruction and supervised field-based experience.

Prerequisites: AT 501

Requirements: Formal acceptance for profession into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 503 CLINICAL EDUCATION III1 Credit

Integration of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies with classroom instruction and supervised field-based experience.

Prerequisites: AT 502

Requirements: Formal acceptance for profession into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 504 CLINICAL EDUCATION IV1 Credit

Integration of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies with classroom instruction and supervised field-based experience.

Prerequisites: AT 503

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 523 FOUNDATIONS OF ATHLETIC TRAINING I2 Credits

Athletic Training students will study the gross and functional anatomical and physiological principles of athletic injury with practical application to motor performance.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 524 FOUNDATION OF ATHLETIC TRAINING II2 Credits

To provide the Athletic Training student with the knowledge necessary to help sustain life, reduce pain, and minimize the consequences of sudden injury or illnesses.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 527 LOWER EXTREMITY EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT2 Credits

A systematic examination of the fundamental principles and concepts of athletic training as it relates to the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of lower extremity injuries.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 528 UPPER EXTREMITY EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT2 Credits

A systematic examination of the fundamental principles and concepts of athletic training as it relates to the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of upper extremity injuries.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 529 ATHLETIC TRAINING ADMINISTRATION2 Credits

A course designed to provide the athletic training student with competencies needed to plan, coordinate and supervise administrative components of an athletic training organization including those pertaining to health care, financial, personnel and facilities management, and public relations.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 539 ADVANCED EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNIQUES2 Credits

To provide the Athletic Training student with the knowledge and skills necessary to respond and act appropriately in emergency medical situations.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 540 THERAPEUTIC MODALITIES2 Credits

Investigate and analyze indications, contraindications and biophysics of agents that aid in the healing of athletic injuries and the reduction of pain utilizing appropriate therapeutic modalities, basic therapeutic exercise and rehabilitative techniques.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 541 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISE2 Credits

Introduction to the principles of rehabilitation of sport injuries, including range of motion, pain control, balance, proprioception, strengthening, and endurance. The development of therapeutic goals and objectives. exercise gradation and methods of evaluating rehabilitation progress will be stressed.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 547 ADVANCED NUTRITION FOR SPORT AND WELLNESS3 Credits

The course examines nutritional needs across the life span, focusing on the basic nutrients and their food sources, and nutrient utilization in the human body. There will be a study of the association between nutrition and exercise performance, nutrition assessment of athletes, how to measure body composition, and the use of and controversy over ergogenic aids are explored.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 605 CLINICAL EDUCATION V1 Credit

Integration of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies with classroom instruction and supervised field-based experience.

Prerequisites: AT 504

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 606 CLINICAL EDUCATION VI1 Credit

Integration of educational competencies and clinical proficiencies with classroom instruction and supervised field-based experience.

Prerequisites: AT 605

Requirements: Formal Acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 610 GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITIONS2 Credits

Focuses in the identification and treatment of medical conditions of the nervous, urinary, endocrine, reproductive, respiratory, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, integumentary system. Emphasis placed on the role the Athletic Trainer has in the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of associated conditions as directed by a supervising physician.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 611 PHARMACOLOGY3 Credits

Introduces principles of drug therapy across the lifespan and the use of drugs as they pertain to the health care of athletes and their effect on athletic competition. An emphasis on the knowledge, skills and values required of the Athletic Trainer on pharmacological application, including indications, contraindications, precaution, interactions, documentation and governing regulations relevant to the treatment of injury and illness in athletic training.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for the progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 615 RESEARCH PROCESS AND PRACTICE2 Credits

Athletic Training Students develop the skills necessary to critically review and use evidence in the field of Athletic Training. This course will introduce research topics and the data collection and application of statistical methods used in Athletic Training and related research.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 629 HEAD AND NECK EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT2 Credits

A systematic examination of the fundamental principles and concepts of athletic training as it relates to the prevention, evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the head, neck and spine.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 634 PRINCIPLES OF STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING3 Credits

Instruction in basic physiological adaptations to strength and speed development, exercise prescription and testing, and facility design and safety.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 690 INTERNSHIP3 Credits

Provides a practical field-based experience incorporating educational competencies and clinical proficiencies gained throughout the athletic training program.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 691 ATHLETIC TRAINING CAPSTONE I3 Credits

A capstone course designed for research discussion of critical questions and contemporary issues and problems in athletic training/sports medicine. Athletic Training Students will prepare for the Board Certification Exam.

Requirements: Formal acceptance for progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training

AT 692 ATHLETIC TRAINING CAPSTONE II3 Credits

A capstone course designed for research discussion of critical questions and contemporary issues and problems in athletic training/sport medicine. Athletic training Students will prepare for the Board of Certification Exam.

Prerequisites: AT 691

Requirements: Formal acceptance for the progression into the Master's Degree in Athletic Training