MSAT-520: Upper Extremity and Spinal Injury Pathomechanics, and Assessment
This course increases the student’s understanding of upper extremity and regional spinal
pathomechanics, and basic athletic injury assessment skills. Students will acquire a foundational,
regional understanding of palpation skills, goniometry, manual muscle testing, neurological testing,
and special tests. Patient cases will be incorporated that link skill development to upper extremity
regional conditions commonly treated by athletic trainers.