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ATE-Athletic Training

ATE700 - Gross Anatomy of the Extremities w/Lab

The study of anatomical structures in the extremities of the human body, coupled with laboratory dissection of human cadavers. (4 crs.)

ATE701 - Technology in Athletic Training

The purpose of this course is to explore how technology can by utilized in the profession of athletic training. Athletic trainers perform in the following five practice domains: Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection, Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis, Immediate and Emergency Care, Treatment and Rehabilitation, and Organizational and Professional Health and Well-being. Technology can be applied in each of these areas to enhance the capabilities of the athletic trainer. This course will focus on hardware and software technologies including the use of mobile devices in the practice of athletic training. (3 crs.)

ATE705 - Evidence-based Practice in Athletic Training

This course provides students with an understanding of evidence-based practice as it relates to the practice of athletic training. Students will examine how practice guidelines are created from systematic reviews of the literature and outcomes studies. The course will also provide students with an appreciation of the importance of evidence-based practice in maximizing quality of patient care, seeking out and obtaining reimbursement, and enhancing clinical competence. (3 crs.)

ATE745 - Contemporary Issues in Athletic Training

Administrative functions, professional relationships, facility design, professional conduct, management problems, record keeping, medical policies and procedures, physical examinations, budgetary considerations, certification, and licensing. This course will discuss current trends within the profession of athletic training. In addition, the student will be involved in research in academic areas, concepts and practical ideas in the area of athletic training and sports medicine. (3 crs.)

ATE770 - Athletic Training Practicum

This course provides students with the opportunity to apply entry-level athletic training knowledge and skills to their practice of athletic training. Students will be expected to apply evidence based techniques to their clinical decision making and appraise the effectiveness of their treatments and interventions. Professionalism and ethical behavior in the practice of athletic training will also be discussed. (3 crs.)

ATE780 - Research Applications in Athletic Training

This course provides students with an understanding of research and its value in the profession of athletic training. Additionally, this course will provide students with an understanding of evidence-based practice as it relates to the practice of athletic training. Students will examine how practice guidelines are created from systematic reviews of the literature and outcomes studies. The course will also provide students with an appreciation of the importance of evidence- based practice in maximizing quality of patient care, seeking out and obtaining reimbursement, and enhancing clinical competence. Research will also be applied to non-patient care problems and issues facing the athletic training profession. (3 crs.)

ATE800 - Methods of Research in the Allied Health Sciences

This course studies the basic tenets of scientific research as they apply to the allied health fields. Topical discussions include development and limitation of a research problem, research methodology, basic principles of tests and measurements, the review of literature and library utilization, and writing the research document. (3 crs.)

ATE810 - Thesis Seminar

This course is designed to assist graduate students in development of the first three chapters of their thesis. Students will defend their proposals in a mock prospectus meeting. (3 crs.)

ATE820 - Athletic Training Research Project

Students will produce a major culminating piece of academic work that synthesizes athletic training coursework and research in peer-reviewed literature. This will take the form of a research activity including original research, creation of an educational resource, a novel application of technology, a novel performance enhancement program or other extensive produced work that is approved by the course instructor. (3 crs.)