Athletic Therapy Curriculum

Required Academic Courses

Students must complete the required academic and practicum Athletic Therapy courses in consecutive order over a 3-year period from the time of entry into the Athletic Therapy Certificate Program. Students in the Athletic Therapy Certificate must maintain an Honours standing (cumulative grade point average of 5.00 (C+)) in the Kinesiology and Health Science program and a minimum grade point average of 5.00 (C+) in each of the required certificate courses.

Year 1

Field Care Unit

  • HH/KINE 2500 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Field Inquiry-Based Tutorial
  • HH/KINE 2501 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Field Seminar & Skills

Extremity Care Unit

  • HH/KINE 2502 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Extremities Inquiry-Based Tutorial
  • HH/KINE 2503 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Extremities Seminar & Skills

Year 2

Head, Trunk & Spine Care Unit

  • HH/KINE 3500 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Head, Trunk & Spine Inquiry-Based Tutorial
  • HH/KINE 3501 3.00 – Athletic Therapy Head, Trunk & Spine Seminar & Skills

Upper & Lower Quadrant Care Unit

  • HH/KINE 3502 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Upper & Lower Quadrant Inquiry-Based Tutorial
  • HH/KINE 3503 3.00 – Athletic Therapy Upper & Lower Quadrant Seminar & Skills

Year 3

Integrative Care Unit

  • HH/KINE 4592 6.00 - Athletic Therapy Experiential Education
  • HH/KINE 4593 3.00 - Athletic Therapy Integrative Seminar & Skills

Required Practicum Courses

The Kinesiology and Health Science core practicum courses plus the following requirements must be met to receive the Certificate in Athletic Therapy.

Year 1

  • HH/PKIN 0761 0.00 – First Responder for Athletic Therapy I
  • HH/PKIN 0762 0.00 – First Responder for Athletic Therapy II

Year 2

  • HH/PKIN 0811 0.00 – Practicum for Athletic Therapy I (replaces PKIN Team)
  • HH/PKIN 0812 0.00 – Practicum for Athletic Therapy II (replaces PKIN Individual/Dual)