ATR 545 - Musculoskeletal Exam & Diagnosis II
Students will learn the principles and structure of musculoskeletal examination techniques for the lower extremity and lumbosacral spine. The anatomy of the lower extremities and lumbosacral spine will be reviewed, mechanisms of injury analyzed, advanced concepts in examination will be discussed, and skills necessary to accurately examine related musculoskeletal injuries will be practiced. Documentation in athletic training will be discussed and practiced. Evidence-based practice with regard to examination techniques will be a focal point of the course. Extensive time will be spent practicing skills in various laboratory activities.
Four semester hours.