Injury Evaluation: Upper Extremities and Trunk

Injury Evaluation: Upper Extremities and Trunk
Injury evaluation techniques specific to the upper extremities and trunk.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesEXSC 416
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 417
Course Outcomes

Mechanisms of Common Injuries in Various Sports

Upon completion of this course, the student will understand and be able to explain and/or
demonstrate by performance on an exam: Mechanisms of common injuries in various sports.

Evaluation and Diagnostic Terminology

Basic principles of evaluation and diagnostic terminology.

Upper Extremity Injuries

Signs and symptoms of upper extremity injuries.

Injury Evaluation

Specific steps in injury evaluation.

Evaluation Techniques for Upper Extremity Injuries

Evaluation techniques, including special tests, used to identify and assess degree of
disability of the upper extremity.

Manual Muscle Testing

Proficiency in performing manual muscle testing of the upper extremity.

Girth and Goniometric Measurements

Proficiency in performing girth and goniometric measurements of the upper

On-the-Field/Off-the-Field Injury Management

Basic on-the-field/off-the-field injury management.