MWF 10:00 am-10:50 am
Investigation of scientific principles underlying therapeutic modalities in athletic training. Includes discussion of selective modality’s therapeutic purposes, indications, contraindications, and adverse effects. (Co-requisite: ATRN 2901).
Every assignment that is not competed in class should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins all sides. Your name and title of the assignment should be the only heading.
You will take the written Game Day exam during class on Friday, Jan 22. If you fail, you must re-schedule a time to take your comprehensive Game Day the next week. You may re-take the Game Day exam once a week for the duration of the semester. You MUST pass the Game Day Exam by Friday, May 14, 2010. If you fail to pass it or take it by the set date, you will fail the class and cease to remain in the program.
Distinguished Lecture Series:
There will be 3 mandatory DLS this semester. Each student is required to write a one page summary of the Lecture due on the following Monday(after the lecture).
Students must be in class on the day that the modules are completed. If the student is excused from a class during which modules are completed, they MUST make it up with the professor within the week following to obtain the points. However, if the student is not excused, they MUST make up the module and miss the points.
Students will be required to read and summarize research articles about therapeutic modalities throughout the semester. Articles will be chosen by the instructor and handed out during class.
There will be 3 exams given throughout the semester. Each will be worth 100 points. The final exam will be comprehensive. It will be worth 200 points.
Attendance & Participation
120 points (10 each)
300 points (100) each
Article Reviews (4)
100 points (25 each)
431-0 = F ***
***Any grade lower than a “C” in ATRN courses require that you retake the class.
Every assignment that is not competed in class (but given as out of class assignment) should be typed, double-spaced, 12 point font, 1 inch margins all sides. Your name and title of the assignment should be the only heading.
Attendance is mandatory. Two absences will be allowed without penalty. After the second absence, your semester grade will be dropped one letter grade. For each additional absence, your grade will drop another letter grade. Make up examinations will be provided within one (1) week of return to class, provided the absence is excused.
Americans with Disabilities Act
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