PET 2622C

Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (3)

Classification: Parallel

This is an introductory course that explores the art and science of effectively preventing and managing athletic-related injuries. The course is designed to facilitate the student's understanding for the principles related to appropriate prevention, treatment and rehabilitation in order to maximize the proper care of athletes and athletic injuries. The course includes recognition, care, use of treatment modalities and techniques for taping and stabilizing injuries. Practical experience will be offered through the Marion County high schools and various clinic sites. (3 lecture hours and 1 laboratory hour per week)