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Learning Outcomes

Athletic Training

Athletic training students will demonstrate the knowledge, skills and behaviors to:

  1. Recognize and minimize risk of injury/illness and implement prevention strategies
  2. Understand pathomechanics and development, progression and epidemiology of injuries, illnesses and diseases
  3. Clinically examine and diagnose a patient to identify risk factors and musculoskeletal injuries to direct proper care, including referral to allied health care professionals
  4. Understand medical conditions and disabilities associated with the physically active population
  5. Recognize, assess and treat patients with acute injuries and illnesses and provide appropriate medical referral
  6. Plan, implement, document and evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic modalities in the treatment of injuries and illnesses
  7. Plan, implement, document and evaluate the efficacy of therapeutic exercise programs for the rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries and illnesses
  8. Understand pharmacologic applications and governing pharmacy regulations relevant to the treatment of injuries, illnesses, and diseases
  9. Recognize, intervene and refer (when necessary) patients exhibiting sociocultural, mental, emotional, and psychological behavioral problems/issues
  10. Understand the nutritional aspects of injuries and illnesses
  11. Develop, administer and manage a health care facility and associated venues that provide health care to a physically active population
  12. Understand professional responsibilities and avenues of professional development to promote athletic training as a professional discipline


    Department of Human Performance and Sport Sciences

    Rosanne Hoersten

    Administrative Assistant for HPSS
    King Horn Sports Center 219
    525 South Main Street
    Ada, Ohio 45810
    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
    8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.