HAL: Athletic Training

HAL 205: Introduction to Athletic Training

Introduction to the health care profession of athletic training. The course explores the history and development of the profession and the concept of the sports medicine team, as well as medical terminology. Students will be required to complete a 50 hour clinical observation. Open to west campus students.

3 credits

HAL 210: Emergency Care of Athletic Injuries

Recognition and management of medical emergencies with emphasis on those conditions that are most commonly suffered by athletes. Successful completion of the course leads to Professional level Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation(CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid certification by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Emergency Care and Safety Institute. HAL 205 is recommended prerequisite. Open to west campus students.

3 credits

HAL 300: Kinesiology

The mechanical aspects of human motion and the structure and function of these motions in physically active individuals with or without pathological involvement. The student learns basic qualitative and quantitative clinical techniques used in identifying pathological movement. Open to west campus students.

Corequisite: ANP 300

4 credits

HAL 375: Supplement Use in Sports

This course will cover the use of supplements in sport. You will learn the advantages and disadvantages to using dietary supplements. Scientific research on recommended dosage and potential side effects will be addressed. Although this course is taught primarily from a sports medicine and athletic training perspective, all allied healthcare providers and athletes interested in the topic will benefit from the course.

Prerequisite: BIO 101 or BIO 150 or equivalent or instructor permission

2 credits

HAL 376: Introduction to Nutrition

This course is designed to provide an understanding of basic nutrition science to students with a limited scientific background. Students will become familiar with the principles of diet planning, food labeling, biological functions and food sources of each nutrient, energy balance, weight management and physical activity; the role of nutrition in chronic disease development; nutrition throughout the life cycle and current nutrition-based controversies. Both the competitive athletes� and everyday needs and concerns will be addressed. Upon completion of this course, you should be able to evaluate and make recommendations about diet plans and a healthy lifestyle.

Prerequisite: N/A

2 credits