Academic Catalog

Athletic Training (ATTR)

ATTR 100 Observation in Athletic Training I1 cr

Introduces the field of athletic training. Includes completion of hands-on proficiency skills related to the field of athletic training, outlined by the NATA Education Council. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Corequisite: ATTR 220  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 101 Observation in Athletic Training II1 cr

Explores further the introduction to the field of athletic training. Includes completion of hands-on proficiency skills related to the field of athletic training, outlined by the NATA Education Council. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Corequisite: ATTR 221  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 200 Practicum in Athletic Training I1 cr

Builds on course content acquired by the sophomore year of the athletic training program. Provides clinical experience in the field of athletic training. A presentation, practice and outcomes testing of clinical proficiency skills outlined by the NATA Education Council is required. Experience will come from various sports and settings. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
Corequisite: ATTR 321  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 201 Practicum in Athletic Training II1 cr

Expands upon course content acquired by the sophomore year of the athletic training program. Provides clinical experience in the field of athletic training. A presentation, practice and outcomes testing of clinical proficiency skills outlined by the NATA Education Council is required. Experience will come from various sports and settings. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
Corequisite: ATTR 322  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 220 Introduction to Athletic Training I3 cr

Introduces students to the field of athletic training and sports medicine. Explores fundamental principles of athletic training, which includes terminology, physical conditioning and injury prevention.

Corequisite: ATTR 100  
ATTR 221 Introduction to Athletic Training II3 cr

Explores further the introduction to the field of athletic training and sports medicine. Emergency procedures and health care administration in athletic training will be emphasized.

Prerequisite: ATTR 220  
Corequisite: ATTR 101  
ATTR 300 Practicum in Athletic Training III1 cr

Builds on course content acquired by the junior year of the athletic training program. Provides clinical experience in the field of athletic training. A presentation, practice and outcomes testing of clinical proficiency skills outlined by the NATA Education Council is required. Experience will come from various sports and settings. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
Corequisite: ATTR 337  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 301 Practicum in Athletic Training IV1 cr

Expands upon course content acquired by the junior year of the athletic training program. Provides clinical experience in the field of athletic training. A presentation, practice and outcomes testing of clinical proficiency skills outlined by the NATA Education Council is required. Experience will come from various sports and settings. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
Corequisite: ATTR 338  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 321 Lower Body Assessment4 cr

Explores all aspects of injury evaluation. Injuries to the lower extremity and lumbar spine will be stressed through lecture and lab. Required laboratory.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
ATTR 322 Upper Body Assessment4 cr

Explores all aspects of injury evaluation. Injuries to the upper extremity, head and cervical spine will be stressed through lecture and lab. Required laboratory.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
ATTR 337 Modalities in Athletic Training4 cr

Explores neurophysiology and human physiology. Students will learn how these systems are affected when microfailure has occurred. Students will also learn how to use therapeutic modalities and develop specific protocols that will affect the recovery of the microfailure. Required laboratory.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
ATTR 338 Therapeutic Exercise3 cr

Studies the techniques and principles involved in rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Topics included are therapeutic and reconditioning exercise, weight training/conditioning, psychological and physiological considerations and proper program construction.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
ATTR 340 Athletic Training Management3 cr

Explores management issues related to the field of athletic training and sports. Topics include but are not limited to health care administration, professional development, ethics, budgeting, legal concerns, drug testing and blood- borne pathogens. This course also prepares the athletic training student for the NATA exam, employment and/or graduate school.

Prerequisite: Junior/senior status  
Attributes: Leadership Minor (LDRS)  
ATTR 400 Practicum in Athletic Training V1 cr

Builds on course content acquired by the senior year of the athletic training program. Provides clinical experience in the field of athletic training. A presentation, practice and outcomes testing of clinical proficiency skills outlined by the NATA Education Council is required. Experience will come from various sports and settings. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Prerequisite: ATTR major  
Corequisite: ATTR 450  
Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 401 Practicum in Athletic Training VI1 cr

Expands upon course content acquired by the senior year of the athletic training program. Provides clinical experience in the field of athletic training. A presentation, practice and outcomes testing of clinical proficiency skills outlined by the NATA Education Council is required. Experience will come from various sports and settings. This course will be graded on a pass/fail basis.

Attributes: Additional Fees Apply (FEE)  
ATTR 450 General Medicine in Athletic Training1 cr

Explores all aspects of non-orthopedic injuries and disorders of the physically active including history taking, evaluation and instrument use. Exposes the Athletic Training student to non-orthopedic injuries and disorders associated with the physically active.

Prerequisite: BIOL 342, BIOL 343