Course Descriptions


ATTR 5213 Athletic Training Clinical I - 3 credit hours

Application of Athletic Preventive Devices. This course will serve as an introduction to the athletic training clinical program procedures and policies and application of athletic preventive devices, environmental concerns, and the pre-participation physical exam.

ATTR 5223 Athletic Training Clinical II - 3 credit hours

Emergency Procedures. This course will serve as a process for monitoring students' progression of athletic training proficiencies, to acquire clinical hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and reinforce and instruct new emergency procedures and assessment of the thorax.

ATTR 5232 Athletic Training Clinical III - 2 credit hours

Evaluation Lab — Lower Extremity. This course will serve as a process for monitoring students' progression of athletic training proficiencies, to acquire clinical hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and reinforce the evaluation skills of gait, lower extremity, spine/pelvis and posture.

ATTR 5242 Athletic Training Clinical IV - 2 credit hours

Evaluation Lab — Upper Extremity. This course will serve as a process for monitoring students' progression of athletic training proficiencies, to acquire clinical hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and reinforce the evaluation skills of the upper extremities, head, neck.

ATTR 5262 Athletic Training Clinical V - 2 credit hours

Rehabilitation Lab. This course will serve as a process for monitoring students' progression of athletic training competencies, to acquire clinical hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and reinforce techniques and applications of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation.

ATTR 5272 Athletic Training Clinical VI - 2 credit hours

Athletic Training Seminar. This course will serve as a process for monitoring students' progression of athletic training competencies, to acquire clinical hours under the direct supervision of a certified athletic trainer and serve as a capstone course validating the athletic training clinical proficiencies and prepare students for the BOC certification exam and future employment.

ATTR 5363 Evaluative techniques in Athletic Training - Upper Extremity - 3 credit hours

Use of scientific assessment methods to recognize and evaluate the nature and severity of athletic injuries to the upper extremities, trunk and head.

ATTR 5373 Evaluative techniques in Athletic Training - Lower Extremity - 3 credit hours

Use of scientific assessment methods to recognize and evaluate the nature and severity of athletic injuries to the hip and lower extremities.

ATTR 5453 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training - 3 credit hours

Contemporary therapeutic modalities used in managing athletic injuries. Modalities covered are classified as thermal agents, electrical agents or mechanical agents. Emphasis on their physiological effects, therapeutic indications (and contraindications) and clinical application.

ATTR 5463 Therapeutic Exercise and Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries - 3 credit hours

A systematic approach to exercise program development, techniques, indications and contraindications of exercise, and exercise progression as related to athletic injury, prevention, reconditioning and return-to-play guidelines.

ATTR 5473 Administration in Athletic Training - 3 credit hours

Administrative components of athletic training. Basic concepts of legal liability, financial management, day to day scheduling and supervision, maintenance, and general administration.

ATTR 5483 Medical Conditions in Athletic Training - 3 credit hours

This course will provide a collection of knowledge, skills and values that the entry-level certified athletic trainer must posses to recognize, treat and refer, when appropriate, the general medical conditions and disabilities of athletes and others involved in physical activity.

ATTR 5493 Evidence base Practice in Athletic Training- 3 credit hours

In-depth analysis of current literature, research, case studies, and musculoskeletal evaluation and rehabilitation directed toward musculoskeletal injuries of the physically active.

EXSC 5773 Performance and Drugs - 3 credit hours

This course is designed to provide the athletic training and exercise science students with an understanding of how various Over The Counter (OTC), prescription, illegal and performance-enhancing drugs affect the body's ability to perform athletic tasks and skills. Specific pharmacological and physiological effects of these drug groups will be discussed.

EXSC 5323 Biomechanics I - 3 credit hours

Intended to serve as an introduction to biomechanics and focuses on scientific principles involved in understanding and analyzing human motion.

EXSC 5513 Physiology of Exercise I - 3 credit hours

A study of the foundation literature in exercise physiology. Emphasis is placed on the muscular, cardiovascular and respiratory systems.

KINS 5593 Practicum in Laboratory Instrumentation - 3 credit hours

Practical experience in testing physical fitness utilizing laboratory equipment. Objective is to quantify physiological parameters, leading to the individualized exercise prescription.

EXSC 5643 Advanced Psychology of Sports Injury and Rehabilitation - 3 credit hours

Explore and discuss factors related to the psychological aspects of athletic injuries. These factors include the sociocultural, mental, emotional, and physical dimensions of injury rehabilitation.

ESRM 5393 Applied Educational Statistics - 3 credit hours

Basic educational statistics course for master's degree candidates. Includes concepts and operations as applied to frequency distributions, graphing techniques, measures of central tendency, measures of variation, random sampling and interpretation of statistical results.

KINS589v (1-3) hours

Independent Research (Sp, Su, Fa)  Development, implementation, and completion of basic or applied research project.

OR

KINS600V Master's Thesis (Sp, Su, Fa) (1-6)