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STOP (Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention) Sports Injuries

The University of West Alabama's Athletic Training Program is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) to prepare students for the Board of Certification (BOC) certification examination.  The curriculum requirements are met through the comprehensive athletic training major offered through the Department of Physical Education and Athletic Training which leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training. The program places strong emphasis on the practical clinical experience coupled with specific professional course work. The University of West Alabama athletic training students put classroom concepts into practice by assisting staff athletic trainers with the day to day care of athletes in a variety of intercollegiate and interscholastic athletic training settings. Training in these diverse athletic environments provide students with valuable clinical experience in a variety of sports and sports related injuries.
 

Athletic Training Courses
AH 101 Practicum in Athletic Training I
AH 102 Practicum in Athletic Training II
AH 200 Introduction to Athletic Training
AH 210 Protective Techniques for Injuries
AH 220 Injury Illness Assessment
AH 230 Athletic Training Emergency Care
AH 281 Athletic Training Clinical Education I
AH 282 Athletic Training Clinical Education II
AH 300 General Medical Aspects of Athletic Training
AH 301 Research in Athletic Training
AH 322 Evaluation of Injuries I
AH 323 Evaluation of Injuries I Lab
AH 324 Evaluation of Injuries II
AH 325 Evaluation of Injuries II Lab
AH 330 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training
AH 331 Therapeutic Modalities in Athletic Training Lab
AH 340 Rehabilitation of Injuries
AH 341 Rehabilitation of Injuries Lab
AH 350 Organization and Administration of Athletic Training
AH 381 Athletic Training Clinical Education III
AH 382 Athletic Training Clinical Education IV
AH 397 Independent Study in Athletic Training
AH 400 Clinical Decisions in Athletic Training
AH 408 Seminar in Athletic Training
AH 409 Preprofessional Clinical Experience
AH 430 Psychological Aspects of Athletic Training
AH 481 Athletic Training Clinical Education V
AH 482 Athletic Training Clinical Education VI
AH 498 Selected Topics in Athletic Training
 
Biology Courses
BY 231 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
BY 232 Human Anatomy and Physiology II
BY 233 Applied Nutrition or EX 442 Sport and Exercise Nutrition
 
Physical Education & Exercise Science Courses
PE 251 Concepts of Health, Wellness, and Fitness
EX 442 Sport and Exercise Nutrition or BY 233 Applied Nutrition
EX/PE 443 Kinesiology
EX/PE 444 Exercise Physiology
EX 445 Exercise Physiology Lab
EX 446 Biomechanics of Human Movement
EX 470 Development of Strength and Conditioning Programs
 
Nursing Courses
NS 101 Pharmacology

 

BOC Pass Rate
Aggregate data for 2010-2013
Number of students graduating from program.  32
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 31
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 17
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 54.84%
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 27
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 87.10%

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Dr. R. T. Floyd, Director
UWA Station 14
Livingston, AL  35470
205.652.3714
205.652.3799 (fax)
rtf@uwa.edu