Athletic Training - ATH

ATH 309 Pathophysiology and Pharmacology for Athletic Trainers 3 Credits

Discussion of the physiologic changes that occur following injuries and illness. Discussion of indications, contraindications and legal issues regarding medications used in the management of athletic injuries.

Corequisite: ATH 231 or ATH 331.

Offered: fall of even numbered years.

ATH 331 Practicum in Athletic Training 1 Credit

Clinical experiences in athletic training. Instruction provided by professionals from various academic institutions, e.g., secondary schools and colleges. Experiences and course material provide acquisition of clinical competency of previously instructed psychomotor skills.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in ATH 232.

Offered: fall.

ATH 332 Practicum in Athletic Training 1 Credit

Clinical experiences in athletic training. Instruction provided by professionals from various academic institutions, e.g., secondary schools and colleges. Experiences and course material provide acquisition of clinical competency of previously instructed psychomotor skills.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in ATH 331.

Offered: spring.

ATH 361 Psychology of Sport and Mental Health 3 Credits

This course address sport psychology from a sports studies perspective incorporating interdisciplinary knowledge from the social sciences. It is an appropriate approach for many students seeking to understand the psychological processes facing athletes in a competitive environment. Considerable interest surrounds the efforts of sport psychologists to optimize the performance of those characters we call athletes - the sport heroes of our society. Superior athletic performance has long held great intrigue. Tremendous improvements in the identification and measurement of the psychological factors related to athletic performance have resulted in significant improvements in an athlete's ability to produce top level performance on a consistent basis. This course focuses on the application of these psychological principles by athletes, coaches and sport psychology consultants in what has been a quest to produce the ultimate athlete/.

Fulfills College Core: Field 5 (Social Sciences)

Offered: fall & spring.

ATH 431 Practicum in Athletic Training 3 Credits

Clinical experiences in athletic training. Instruction provided by professionals from various academic institutions, e.g., secondary schools and colleges. Experiences and course material provide acquisition of clinical competency of previously instructed psychomotor skills.

Prerequisite: minimum grade of C in ATH 232. Restriction: acceptance into the athletic training education program.

Offered: fall.

ATH 498 Internship in Athletic Training 3 Credits

Field-based experience in athletic training or related health care field. Requires 150 clock hours over twelve weeks.

Prerequisites: ATH 331 grades of C or above, Permission of Chair then Associate Dean. Fall/Spring/ Summer