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Course Details

Course Code: SPHE317 Course ID: 3317 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

This course in sports medicine explores the causes and prevention of common sports injuries. You will learn the prognosis and treatment of injuries by examining the anatomy of the injured area of the body through diagrams and interactive websites. Each section of the course covers a certain category of injuries; you will learn what sport or particular athlete is more at risk. Each student will be required to submit a course paper on a specific injury that includes case studies from appropriate references. It is recommended that students complete SPHE 421 Kinesiology before enrolling in this course. (Prerequisite: BIOL251)

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
03/29/2022 - 09/02/2022 09/05/2022 - 10/30/2022 September Summer 2022 Session D 8 Week session
04/26/2022 - 09/30/2022 10/03/2022 - 11/27/2022 October Fall 2022 Session B 8 Week session
05/21/2022 - 11/04/2022 11/07/2022 - 01/01/2023 November Fall 2022 Session I 8 Week session
06/28/2022 - 12/02/2022 12/05/2022 - 01/29/2023 December Fall 2022 Session D 8 Week session
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 02/26/2023 January Winter 2023 Session B 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

  1. Identify the role of the certified athletic trainer as a member of the sports medicine team.
  2. Understand trauma and how the body responds to injury.
  3. Utilize parts of an off the field evaluation
  4. Identify the primary injuries to the lower extremity and how to treat them.
  5. Identify the primary injuries to the upper extremity and how to treat them.
  6. Identify and understand general medical conditions that plague athletes
NameGrade %
Discussions 20.00 %
Week 1: Introductions and the Sports Medicine Team 2.50 %
Week 2: Environmental Conditions and Emergency Action Plans Option 2 2.50 %
Week 3: Equipment fitting: Option 2 2.50 %
Week 4: Foot ankle and lower leg Option 2 2.50 %
Week 5: Knee and Thigh Option 2 2.50 %
Week 6: Shoulder and Elbow Option 2 2.50 %
Week 7: Head Face and Skin Option 2 2.50 %
Week 8: Class Reflection 2.50 %
Quizzes 65.00 %
Week 1 Quiz #1 9.29 %
Week 2 quiz #2 9.29 %
Week 3 quiz #3 9.29 %
Week 4 quiz #4 9.29 %
Week 6 quiz #6 9.29 %
Week 5 Quiz #5 9.29 %
Week 7 quiz #7 9.29 %
Assignments 15.00 %
Week 8 -Assignment 1 15.00 %

After successfully completing this course, students will fulfill the following Learning Objectives (L.O.):

  1. Identify the role of the certified athletic trainer as a member of the sports medicine team.
  2. Understand trauma and how the body responds to injury.
  3. Utilize parts of an off the field evaluation
  4. Identify the primary injuries to the lower extremity and how to treat them.
  5. Identify the primary injuries to the upper extremity and how to treat them.
  6. Identify and understand general medical conditions that plague athletes
Book Title:Various resources from the APUS Library & the Open Web are used. Please visit http://apus.libguides.com/er.php to locate the course eReserve.
ISBN:ERESERVE NOTE
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.