Sports Medicine 1
Recommended Grade Level: 10-12
Course Description: This course provides an opportunity for the study and application of the components of sports medicine including but not limited to: sports medicine related careers, knowledge of common sports related injuries and anatomy, prevention of athletic injuries, recognition, evaluation, and immediate care and management of athletic injuries, first aid/CPR/AED, and emergency procedures.
-Introduction to Sports Medicine: What is Sports Medicine?
-Sports Medicine Team Members and Careers
-General Medical Terminology
-General Anatomy & Sport Injuries: Foot/Ankle, Knee, Hip, Spine, --Head, Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist/Hand
-Emergency Management/First Aid
-Injury Management and Assessments
-Unit Exams: After each unit, an exam will be given to test applied knowledge of topic
-Major Project: Sports Medicine Career Brochure
-Supplemental Articles: Articles covering topic related to sports medicine
-Notebook Grade: Throughout the entire semester the students are required to keep a notebook/journal. All class notes, class assignments, anatomy labeling, and relevant journal articles will be neatly organized in their notebook and graded at the end of the semester.
Sports Medicine II
Recommended Grade Level: 10-12 (Instructor approval)
Course Description: This course builds on what you have learned in Sports Medicine I and is considered to be an advanced elective course. This class will focus more on the profession of athletic training, we will be discussing issues involving day to day operations of a training program, budget, emergency action plans, mechanisms of injuries, manual testing techniques, injury evaluations, anatomy / physiology, bio mechanics, Designing Athletic Training Rooms, and therapeutic modalities.
Unit Exams: After each unit, an exam will be given to test applied knowledge of topic. If we are discussing the anatomy of the body along with evaluation of Injuries, then an Oral test and a separate written test will be given.
Major Project: Student will construct an athletic training yearly budget, design an athletic training room, construct an emergency action plan, and build several anatomy body parts to comprehend bones, muscles, and ligaments.
Notebook Grade: Throughout the entire semester the students are required to keep a notebook/journal. All class notes, class assignments, anatomy labeling, and relevant journal articles will be neatly organized in their notebook and graded at the end of the semester.
Outside Time Requirements
If student does not complete class work during class time, some outside time will be needed to complete work. Some class time will be allocated to work on the major project, but remaining work not completed will be needed to be done on student's own time. No monetary requirements will be needed.