Basic Athletic Training

Basic Athletic Training
Recognition, evaluation, and care of athletic injuries. Techniques in taping, preventing, and rehabilitating injuries.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPDBIO 220; Some majors require concurrent enrollment in ExSc 321. Check MAP requirements for major.
 TaughtFall, Winter, Spring
 ProgramsContaining EXSC 320
Course Outcomes

Responsibilities, Roles, and Tasks

Review general responsibilities, roles, and tasks of athletic trainers, physical therapists, and other
allied health professionals involved in sports medicine.

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Learn assessment, first aid, and treatments for common musculoskeletal injuries.

Injury Prevention

Examine methods of injury prevention including conditioning principles, environmental hazards,
and protective equipment.


Learn and utilize resources available to sports medicine professionals.


Apply knowledge to practical situations.