(3 credits – TG) 2 hours lecture, 2 hour lab
This course involves the study of athletic injuries that fall into the category of complex injuries, repetitive trauma; injuries common to athletics will be approached from the perspective of differential diagnosis. Assessment techniques utilized by Certified Athletic Therapists will be taught. Practical experience will emphasize the assessment of injured athletes as well as the utilization of appropriate intervention skills. This course will deal with the following joints: finger, wrist, hand, forearm, elbow, shoulder, knee, lower leg and foot.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Advanced Certificate in Athletic Therapy.