Syllabus for PET2622 Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (10641)
This course is designed to provide the participant with increased knowledge, competence and skill in the care and prevention of injuries. The course will familiarize the partcipant with the cause and prevention of injuries, exercises, practical taping and strapping procedures and the use of treatment modalities. The Student will become acquainted with procedures in recognizing, preventing and caring for a wide variety of injuries common to athletics.
Textbook: Foundations of Athletic Training, Fourth Edition; Anderson, Parr, and Hall, 2009
Online Computer Access requirements: LakerMail, Blackboard, and http://thepoint.lww.com/anderson4e
ObjectivesUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:1. Recognize the causes and preventive measures associated with athletic injuries2. Identify the difference between athletic trainer and personal trainer3. Demonstrate the use of appropriate treatment modalities for athletic injuries4. Demonstrate knowledge of rehabilitation and reconditioning techniques5. List ways to manage an athletic training room.6. Explain the use of specific taping techniques7. Understand the acceptable level of competency associated with the standard for athletic trainers
Teaching MethodsUpon completion of this course, the student will be able to:1. Identify the requirements for earning certification.2. Identify the difference between HOPS and SOAP3. List common injuries of skin, muscles, tendons, joints and bone.4. Describe the physiologic effects of cryotherapy and thermotherapy.5. Identify key factors in the development of a therapeutic exercise program.6. Identify the signs and syptoms of a fracture.7. Describe the common injuries and conditions found in the cervical and thoracic regions.8. Describe the motion capabilities of the lumbar spine.9. Identify the important bony and soft-tissue structures of the throat, thorax and viscera.10. List the major motions at the shoulder and the muscles that produce them.11. Describe a thorough assessment of the elbow region.12. Explain the general principles used to prevent injuries to the wrist and hand.13. List the major nerves and blood vessels that course through the pelvic and proximal femoral region.14. Identify the primary and secondary ligamentous restraints of the knee.15. Identify the plantar arches and explain their function.16. Describe the management of hypertension and hypotension.
Mr. Mike Matulia, Athletic Director
Phone; (352) 323-3643 or (352) 323-3645
Office: Everett A. Kelly Convocation Center (GYM)
Mr. Jake Hart, Head Athletic Trainer
Phone: (352) 435-6320 or (352) 323-3645
Office Everett A. Kelly Convocation Center (Athletic Training Room)
Students are expected to attend and participate in each class session. Regular attendance and participation is essential to student success. Students are responsible for all information covered in class. If a student is absent from class, it is the responsibility of the student to contact the instructor prior to the next regularly scheduled class for assignments and general information. Five (5) absences could result in failure of this course. Grade can be lowered by one letter after for absences. Please email or phone the instructor if you are not going to be in class.
Withdrawal Deadline: Monday November 1, 2010
Method of Evaluation
Daily Quizes and outside assignments for attendance and participation = 20% of total grade
Labs(including participation in the lab exercise) = 20% of total grade
Weekly Quizes = 20% of total grade
(4) Exams/Tests= 20% of total grade
Final Exam = 20% of total grade
Quizes, tests, exams will be in the written format. Laboratory exercise can be in the written format or through student demonstration of a skill/activity.
Schedule1. Injury Care and the Athletic Trainer2. Injury Assessment3. Tissue Healing and Wound Care4. Therapeutic Modalities5. Therapeutic Exercise Programs6. Exam7. Head and Facial Conditions8. Cervical and Thoracic Spinal Conditions9. Lumbar Spinal Conditions10. Throat, Thorax and Visceral Conditions11. Exam12. Shoulder Conditions13. Upper Arm, Elbow and Forearm Conditions14. Wrist and Hand Conditions15. Exam16. Pelvic, Hip and Thigh Conditions17. Knee Conditions18. Lower Leg, Ankle and Foot ConditionsExam