Academic Catalog

KINS 16C: TREATMENT & REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES

Foothill College Course Outline of Record

Foothill College Course Outline of Record
Heading Value
Units: 3
Hours: 2 lecture, 3 laboratory per week (60 total per quarter)
Advisory: Internet access to complete quizzes, discussions and assignments; not open to students with credit in H P 67C, PHED 16C or 67C.
Degree & Credit Status: Degree-Applicable Credit Course
Foothill GE: Area VII: Lifelong Learning
Transferable: CSU/UC
Grade Type: Letter Grade (Request for Pass/No Pass)
Repeatability: Not Repeatable

Student Learning Outcomes

  • The student will design a Year Round Conditioning Program for a rehabilitating athlete
  • The student will design a Injury Rehabilitation Program for an injured athlete.

Description

Follow-up injury treatment, phases of tissue healing, and stages of rehabilitation, including therapeutic modalities.

Course Objectives

The student will be able to:
A. review basic anatomy and physiology.
B. discuss the components of a pre-participation physical examination.
C. memorize the indications and contra-indications of different therapeutic treatments.
D. demonstrate proper use of machine and free weight exercise equipment.
E. formulate exercise protocols to strengthen different areas of the body.
F. explain the phases of tissue healing.
G. design treatment protocols for the different phases of healing.
H. discuss cultural differences in treatment and rehabilitation.

Course Content

A. Musculo-skeletal injury
1. Upper extremities
2. Lower extremities
3. Bio-mechanics
B. Basic exercise theory
1. Strength, power, endurance
2. Free weights
3. Machine based weight equipment
4. Nutritional considerations
C. Treatment theory
1. Ice
2. Heat
3. Ultra sound
4. Electrical stimulation
5. Traction
6. Manual techniques
7. Stages of rehabilitation
8. Tissue healing
9. Application of treatments

Lab Content

A. Practical use of exercise equipment in wellness center
B. Practical use of therapeutic modalities
C. Application and practical use of exercise for rehabilitation, conditioning and athletic performance
D. Online quizzes, assignments, discussions

Special Facilities and/or Equipment

A. Injury treatment laboratory/classroom
B. Wellness exercise center
C. Therapeutic modalities
D. When taught as an online distance learning or hybrid section, students and faculty need ongoing and continuous internet and email access.

Method(s) of Evaluation

A. Quizzes
B. Research project

Method(s) of Instruction

A. Lecture and slide presentations concerning injury athletic prevention
B. Periods of practical question-answer sessions concerning athletic injury prevention

Representative Text(s) and Other Materials

Prentice, William E. Arnheim's Principles of Athletic Training. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 2016.

 

Types and/or Examples of Required Reading, Writing, and Outside of Class Assignments

A. Weekly reading from text

B. Discussion/chat online

 

Discipline(s)

Physical Education