WEX-209 Athletic Training Practicum I - Taping and Bracing for Athletic Injury

Athletic Training Practicum I incorporates practical and clinical experience with the focus on taping and bracing techniques that are applied in clinical settings as an athletic trainer. Students will explore the anatomy of the major joints and muscle groups associated with athletic injury and apply the various taping and bracing techniques to the upper and lower body. Clinical experience consisting of observation hours will be required for each student. Students will work closely with an ATC (certified athletic trainer) in a clinical setting to observe clinical competencies presented in the athletic training field. Observations may include clinical and/or game and practice exposure.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

WEX-184

Syllabus for this course.