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AT4500 - Therapeutic Modalities

Credits: 3

This is a comprehensive course in the technology, theory and use of therapeutic modalities in a sports medicine setting. The general principles of neurophysiology, pain control and the electromagnetic and acoustic spectra are discussed and applied through class and lab experiences using the following therapeutic modalities: thermotherapy, hydrotherapy, mechanotherapy, ultrasound, electric muscle stimulation and selected others. Falls. Prerequisite(s): AT 3270 and AT 3280. Corequisite(s): AT 4510. (TECO)