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FTNS 128 Introduction to Athletic Training

3 credits
This is an introductory course for the personal trainer dealing with the recognition, prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries related to sports and fitness. Topics include risk management, injury prevention, basic sports/exercise trauma, and management of emergency procedures.

Prerequisites: FTNS 121 .

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe the role of the athletic trainer
  • Explain emergency procedures associated with sports injuries
  • Explain the mechanisms and characteristics of sports trauma
  • Describe tissue response to injury and therapeutic modalities utilized to assist in rehabilitation
  • Describe different sports/fitness injuries by region: foot, ankle, knee, thigh, hip, groin, pelvis, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, spine, thorax, abdomen, and skin

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 30