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ATEP 150: Introduction to Athletic Training and Preventative Care Techniques

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General Information

Credits: 3


Introduces the profession of athletic training and the basic principles of preventative care commonly used in the profession. Topics will include athletic training facility organization and procedures; protective sports equipment; construction of protective devices; and application of protective taping, braces, wrapping, and protective pads. Areas to be studied include the role of the athletic trainer in sports medicine, mechanisms of athletic injuries, tissue response to injury, blood-borne pathogens, introductory techniques of the assessment and evaluation of athletic injuries and emergency procedures. Offered by School of Kinesiology. Limited to three attempts.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

Semesters taught: Fall and Spring

Current Sections

This course is not offered this semester.

Prior Sections (partial list)