PET2622

Care and Prevention

Course Code: PET2622

Credit Hours: 3

Effective beginning: 2021-22

 

Course Description:
This is an introductory course in the care and prevention of athletic injuries. It is designed to teach the beginning student athletic trainer standard simplified methods of injury treatment. This course can also serve as a refresher course and reference guide.

Course Details

Prerequisites:

none

Instructors:

Dr. Steve Givens

givenss@chipola.edu

 

 

Required textbooks/ course materials:

Cartwright, Lorin.  Fundamentals of Athletic Training, Human Kinetics, 2018, ISBN 9781492561491

 

Assignment/course outline:

see first-day handout

 

Discipline-level learning outcomes:

REC 1:  Prepare individuals and groups to participate in a variety of sports.

REC 2:  Demonstrate the ability to officiate various sport activities.

REC 3:  Organize large group activities for a variety of sports.

REC 4: Lead group activities in a social setting.

REC 5:  Recognize diverse needs of special populations.

REC 6: Describe various aspects of outdoor recreation, education and conservation.

REC 7: Demonstrate employability skills.

REC 8: Provide care for and demonstrate prevention of athletic injuries.

REC 9: Understand foundations of sport fitness and exercise physiology.

 

Course-level student learning outcomesDiscipline-level learning outcomesAssessment methods

Identify and locate government (FDA) healthy eating guidelines on internet

Identify principles of cardiorespiratory, muscular, and flexibility fitness

Identify appropriate physical training techniques for specific sports

Identify various aspects of sports medicine that include athletic trainer, physical therapist, physician

Identify effective methods of monitoring athlete’s weight/hydration via record keeping

Identify symptoms and treatments of heat related illnesses

Identify body systems, body cavities, skeletal structures, joints, muscle structure, connective tissue

Identify injuries common to muscle, joints, connective tissue, and bones

Identify effective taping technique for specific joints/injuries

Identify scientific principles of cardiorespiratory, muscular, and flexibility fitness

Identify physiological benefits of various forms and levels of fitness

Identify major muscle groups and their function

Identify specific exercises that affect muscle group function

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Written report, tests, written projects

 

see first-day handout

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