Course Descriptions for Kinesiology: Athletic Training

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KIN-257 Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries

This class is for students who are interested in learning the basics of care, prevention and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Students will lean basic anatomical joint structures, major muscle groups of the human body and the skeletal system. The class will cover common injuries that occur to the ankle, lower leg, knee, hip, low back, mid back, neck, shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. Emergency procedures and immediate and follow-up care will be discussed. In addition an introduction to therapeutic modalities will be covered. Students will learn to tape an ankle, arch, and wrist. Taping for the knee joint will be covered and if time permits students will have hands on time for this as well.

KIN-258 Exercise Prescription

This class if for students interested in a career in fitness, athletic training, strength and conditioning, physical therapy or other health related career. The class will cover the principal of developing exercise programs for the general population, special populations and for enhancing athletic performance. Basic exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise program design, selecting appropriate exercises, and proper exercise techniques are topics included within this course. This course is recommended for students interested in becoming a certified personal trainer or fitness specialist.

KIN-381 & 382 Clinical Experiences in Sports Medicine I and II

This class is for students interested in gaining practical hands on experience working in Ohlone's Athletic Training Center. Students will be directly involved with the evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation programs for intercollegiate athletes.