MSAT-520: Upper Extremity and Spinal Injury Pathomechanics, Assessment, and Rehabilitation

4 credit hours

This course increases the student’s understanding of upper extremity and regional spinal pathomechanics, basic athletic injury assessment skills, and foundational rehabilitation exercises. Students will acquire a foundational, regional understanding of palpation skills, goniometry, manual muscle testing, neurological testing and special tests. Patient cases will be presented that link skill development to regional conditions commonly treated by athletic trainers.

Prerequisite courses:MSAT-500 MSAT-510 MSAT-512