Physiological effects of therapeutic modalities on orthopedic injuries. Topics include pain, pain control, modality principles, indications, and contradictions. Emphasis on safe operation and application, manual therapy, and foot biomechanics. Includes one one-hour laboratory. Requires to be scheduled or have completed a preclinical experience with a minimum five, 3-week CCSU sport or athletic training facility rotations. Includes weekends, unusual hours, holidays, and off-campus observations.
Prerequisites: Admission to the Professional Program in Athletic Training.
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