2021 - 2022 Graduate Bulletin


Course Description

ATR 520 Orthopedic Assessment I 4 cr. (3-0-2)

  • Graded: A/F
  • Prerequisite: Admission to the AT Master's program

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.