INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS MEDICINE
Meets requirement (Science) | sophomore - senior | one-half credit
Instructor: Mr. Aedryan Cox
Dates & Times: June 4 – 28 (Monday – Thursday) / 9:00 – 12:00
This course is designed for individuals interested in pursuing a career in sports medicine. Students interested in fields such of exercise physiology, kinesiology, physical therapy, sports nutrition, athletic training, and sports medicine physicians will benefit from taking this course.
The progression of the course will include an in-depth study into areas such as injury identification/pathophysiology, injury prevention, movement mechanics, nutrition, exercise testing and prescription, rehabilitation, and many more. Additionally, a hands-on lab component will be included in this course, where students will learn and use practical skills in order to identify different body parts and body systems on live models. Students will also visit sports medicine professionals in their various settings, which will include a visit to universities that offer health science programs. Sophomores, juniors, and seniors are welcome to take this course.