Care and Prevention
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.
Dr. Steve Givens
Required textbooks/ course materials:
Cartwright, Lorin. Fundamentals of Athletic Training, Human Kinetics, 2018, ISBN 9781492561491
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 learning outcomes:
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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
|Written report, tests, written projects|
Means of accomplishing learning outcomes:
Lecture is the primary method of instruction. Lectures are enhanced by board illustrations, concept maps, and/or power point presentations. Additional teaching strategies may include: use of inquiry, critical thinking, class discussions and/or oral presentations.
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