AT 43200 Pharmacology

In this course, students will develop an understanding of basic pharmacology, terminology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, and administration of drugs and their application within the profession of athletic training. Topics will include the mechanism of action, side effects, drug interactions, indications, and contraindications of a wide spectrum of drugs that one may encounter while working in the athletic training profession. Specific discussions will also focus on the effects of drugs on physical activity, commonly used ergogenic aids and other supplements, the current list of banned substances in athletic organizations, and drug testing procedures.




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