2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

ATR 420 Orthopedic Assessment I 4 cr. (3-0-2)

  • Offered: Contact Department
  • Prerequisite: BI 207, BI 208 and ATR 421.

Techniques used in the evaluation of athletic injuries to the foot, ankle, knee, hip and lower spinal region. Emphasis is placed on taking a medical history, performing a medical observation, physical palpation, functional and special testing, and injury pathology and injury epidemiology. Techniques and concepts are presented with a strong focus on the importance of the use of an evidence-based approach to orthopedic assessment practices.