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2018-19 ATSU University Catalog 
2018-19 ATSU University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ATRN 8120 - Athletic Injury Epidemiology

3 credit hours

This course is designed to instruct students in basic sports injury epidemiology methods, and improve their ability to interpret the results of epidemiologic literature in order to incorporate epidemiologic findings in their clinical practice. It is intended to build upon students’ existing skills in critical appraisal and evidence based practice. This course will cover basic epidemiologic methods including study design, measures of frequency and measures of comparison. Other topics will include US sports injury surveillance systems, epidemiology in the literature, and critical appraisal of epidemiologic literature. Course objectives will be achieved through readings, multi-media presentations, discussion boards and individual assignments. *Course may be transferable if completed prior to the DAT program as a part of ATSU’s Master of Science in Athletic Training (M) or the Certificate in Clinical Decision Making in Athletic (C). Please see the Advanced Standing section of the DAT program section.