Prevention and treatment of athletic injuries

I.     Course Prefix/Number: PED 191

       Course Name: Prevention and treatment of athletic injuries

       Credits: 3 (3 lecture; 0 lab)

II.    Prerequisite

None

III.   Course (Catalog) Description

Course explores prevention, recognition, and treatment of common athletic injuries. Content includes supportive taping and wrapping, duties and responsibility of the athletic trainer, budgeting and ordering supplies, and operation of the training facility.

IV.   Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the sub-disciplines of athletic training.
  2. Identify common sports injuries and explain treatment.
  3. Show how to prevent and manage sports injuries.
  4. Demonstrate taping procedures for injured body parts.
  5. Demonstrate taping procedures to decrease injury occurrence.
  6. Create a group presentation on a specific body part
  7. Plan a sports nutrition diet and record a daily food log

V.    Academic Integrity and Student Conduct

Students and employees at Oakton Community College are required to demonstrate academic integrity and follow Oakton's Code of Academic Conduct. This code prohibits:

• cheating,
• plagiarism (turning in work not written by you, or lacking proper citation),
• falsification and fabrication (lying or distorting the truth),
• helping others to cheat,
• unauthorized changes on official documents,
• pretending to be someone else or having someone else pretend to be you,
• making or accepting bribes, special favors, or threats, and
• any other behavior that violates academic integrity.

There are serious consequences to violations of the academic integrity policy. Oakton's policies and procedures provide students a fair hearing if a complaint is made against you. If you are found to have violated the policy, the minimum penalty is failure on the assignment and, a disciplinary record will be established and kept on file in the office of the Vice President for Student Affairs for a period of 3 years.

Please review the Code of Academic Conduct and the Code of Student Conduct, both located online at
www.oakton.edu/studentlife/student-handbook.pdf

VI.   Sequence of Topics

Sports medicine team and its roles

Athletic health care programs

Legal/liability

Prevention

Sports nutrition and food log

Recognition of injuries

Taping procedures for body parts

Quizzes

Mid-term and final exams

Practical taping demonstration

VII.  Methods of Instruction

Lectures, labs, videos, demonstrations, observations
Course may be taught as face-to-face, hybrid or online course.

VIII. Course Practices Required

Quizzes

Exams

Assignments

Labs

Group presentation

Practical skills demonstrations

Final exam

IX.   Instructional Materials

Note: Current textbook information for each course and section is available on Oakton's Schedule of Classes.

Essentials of Athletic Injury Management, Prentice & Arnheim, McGraw Hill, 9th Edition.
Handouts

X.    Methods of Evaluating Student Progress

A = 100-90%   Excellent
B = 89-80% Above Average
C = 79-70% Average
D = 69-60% Below Average
F = 59-0% Failing

XI.   Other Course Information



If you have a documented learning, psychological, or physical disability you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Access and Disability Resource Center at the Des Plaines or Skokie campus. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The College will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course or degree program.

Oakton Community College is committed to maintaining a campus environment emphasizing the dignity and worth of all members of the community, and complies with all federal and state Title IX requirements.

Resources and support for
  • pregnancy-related and parenting accommodations; and
  • victims of sexual misconduct
can be found at www.oakton.edu/title9/.

Resources and support for LGBTQ+ students can be found at www.oakton.edu/lgbtq.