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PED 108 Introduction to Athletic Training
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2010
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 Lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Basic concepts of the prevention and treatment of athletic injuries and the primary importance of appropriate rehabilitation.

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites: RDG 094

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. (Comprehension level) Discuss the historical growth and development of athletic trainers and their responsibilities.

2. (Comprehension level) Discuss the importance of emergency procedures and legal aspects.

3. (Knowledge level) Describe the role that anatomy and biomechanics play in athletic injury prevention and management.

4. (Knowledge level) List the purpose and effects of certain therapeutic modalities.

5. (Application level) Apply athletic taping and wrapping for different types of injuries.

6. (Comprehension level) Describe the role that physiology and psychology play in athletic injury management, specifically the stages of grief.

7. (Comprehension level) Discuss the importance of nutrition and its benefits to the health of an athlete.

8. (Comprehension level) Discuss pharmacological treatments and their effects on injuries and rehabilitation.
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
1. Create an emergency action plan containing all of the essential components discussed.

2. Provide the appropriate steps and conditions for applying therapeutic modalities to athletes with 90% accuracy on written and practical assessments.

3. Tape an ankle with 90% accuracy.

4. Provide the different aspects of nutrition and its benefits with 80% accuracy on written exams.

5. Present about a particular drug and provide information covering the important aspects discussed with 80% accuracy.