The course examines competencies necessary for effective functioning as an athletic trainer. Topics include cause, prevention, recognition, care, and reconditioning of athletic injuries/illnesses. The course focuses on the physiological and pathological nature of injuries. Open only to and required of students in the Athletic Training major. The course meets for four lecture hours per week and is recommended for freshman year. This course is not open to students who have received credit for SFL349 or ATR101.