Injury Evaluation: Upper Extremities and Trunk
Mechanisms of Common Injuries in Various Sports
Upon completion of this course, the student will understand and be able to explain and/or
demonstrate by performance on an exam: Mechanisms of common injuries in various sports.
Evaluation and Diagnostic Terminology
Basic principles of evaluation and diagnostic terminology.
Upper Extremity Injuries
Signs and symptoms of upper extremity injuries.
Specific steps in injury evaluation.
Evaluation Techniques for Upper Extremity Injuries
Evaluation techniques, including special tests, used to identify and assess degree of
disability of the upper extremity.
Manual Muscle Testing
Proficiency in performing manual muscle testing of the upper extremity.
Girth and Goniometric Measurements
Proficiency in performing girth and goniometric measurements of the upper
On-the-Field/Off-the-Field Injury Management
Basic on-the-field/off-the-field injury management.