Sport Studies

Therapeutic Modalities

Sport Studies Department 482

This course focuses on the study of current theories and applications in the use of therapeutic modalities in the athletic training and/or clinical setting. The student will gain an understanding of the underlying physics, physiological effects, indications, and contraindications of the use of physical agents. Emphasis will be placed on the proper procedures for application of thermal, electrotherapeutic, and hydrotherapeutic modalities.