AT501 - Taping and Bracing
Content will include athletic taping and bracing techniques commonly used to prevent and mitigate athletic-related injuries in the physically active population. Students will develop an understanding of the implications and use of protective equipment that is utilized in athletic and rehabilitative settings.
Students will be expected to complete specific taping, bracing and padding techniques as well as equipment inspection, and fitting and removal. Additional study includes the Orthopedic Physician Extender (OPE) curriculum regarding casting and orthopedic bracing. Upon completion of the OPE curriculum, students are eligible to take the OPE Certification Exam