Athletic Training Practicums

KINES 395F: Practicum in Athletic Training (3 credits)

This semester-long practicum involves practical experience working with intramural sports under supervision of a certified athletic trainer. Responsibilities include administering basic first aid to injured participants and record keeping. To schedule this practicum a student must be assigned by the program director of athletic training.

Prerequisite: KINES 232.

KINES 395G: Practicum in Athletic Training (3 credits)

This semester-long practicum involves assignment to a specific intercollegiate athletic team under supervision of the head student trainer and a certified athletic trainer. Responsibilities include being on duty during all practices and home games, taping, and record keeping. To schedule this practicum a student must be assigned by the program director of athletic training.

Prerequisite: KINES 395F.

KINES 395I: Practicum in Athletic Training (3 credits)

In this practicum experience the student works directly with a certified athletic trainer and is assigned to a specific intercollegiate athletic team. It involves providing day-to-day care for the participants, as well as administering treatments and rehabilitation under supervision of the certified trainer. Students are on duty during all practices, home games, and special events. To schedule this practicum a student must be assigned by the program director of athletic training.

Prerequisite: KINES 395G.

KINES 495F: Field Practicum in Athletic Training (3 credits)

In this senior-year practicum, the student is assigned as the student trainer for an intercollegiate athletic team. The student works with the team physician while maintaining contact with a certified athletic trainer. He/she has full responsibility for the day-to-day care of the athletes during practices and home events. Responsibilities include taping, record-keeping, prevention, evaluation, and treatments. This culminating experience involves complete team health care management duties.

Prerequisite: KINES 395I.