Kinesiology: Athletic Training Courses
Register for classes using WebAdvisor. Review the online Class Schedule for class dates and times. Course descriptions are available in the Catalog. All students are encouraged to meet with a counselor to review academic program requirements and/or have questions answered.
A sampling of courses for this discipline includes (not a complete list):
- KIN-240 Introduction to Kinesiology
- KIN-241/PD-241 College Success for Athletes
- KIN-242/SOC-142 Sociology of Sport
- KIN-243/BA-143 Sports Marketing
- KIN-244/BA-144 Sports Management
- KIN-251 Fitness for Life
- KIN-256/PTA-119 Sports Performance Testing
- KIN-257 Prevention and Care of Athletics Injuries
- KIN-258 Exercise Prescription
- KIN-381/382 Clinical Experiences in Athletics Training
Most Ohlone College classes require the purchase of a textbook, and some classes require the purchase of online access codes (also known as keys) or other supplies. Most of these purchases are available at the Ohlone College Bookstore. The exact textbook and other specific costs are now available for each section on WebAdvisor (select "Book Info").
Students may go to the Ohlone College Bookstore website to find the textbook(s), access codes (keys), or supplies for their class(es). Students may be required to pay additional fees for access to online resources that are not available through the Ohlone College Bookstore. Additional supplies may be required and will be listed on the course syllabus on the first day of classes. Please check with your instructor.
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Upon successful completion of the courses in this discipline, the student will have acquired the following knowledge and skills:
- Recognize the diverse aspects of athletic training and related programs (employment settings, educational preparation/programs, certification, continuing education requirements, professional development and responsibilities).
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill relative to activation and implementation of the college emergency action plan including primary and secondary surveys of an injured individual and administration of emergency care procedures (first aid, control of bleeding, wound care, fracture/dislocation packaging, blood-borne pathogen protation, CPR/AED).
- Administer basic therapeutic modalities under the supervision of a staff athletic trainer, including thermotherapy cryotherapy, ultrasound and electrical stimulation techniques.
- Identify introductory elements of therapeutic exercise and rehabilitation, including resistance exercise, flexibility and stretching, proprioceptive exercise and cardiorespiratory endurance applications.
- Explain and identify techniques and items associated with injury recognition, evaluation and assessment, including taking an appropriate injury history. Demonstrate the ability to identify prominent anatomical landmarks via palpation and assess ranges of motion of the foot, ankle, knee, wrist/hand/thumb, elbow, shoulder and spine.
- Perform basic athletic taping and wrapping techniques for injury prevention and management. Identify appropriate padding devices and apply as indicated for protection/prevention of injuury.