Course Descriptions

PPE 170 - Introduction to Sport Medicine

3 Credits

Covers the nature, philosophy, and practice of the field of sport medicine. Prevention, emergency care, and rehabilitation as they pertain to certain athletic injuries will be the focus of the course. This course satisfies the requirements of the NYS Education Department Coaching Certification Course: Health Science Applied to Coaching. Three class hours.

Course Learning Outcomes
1. Memorize bones and primary muscles of the body that are most often injured in sport.
2. Discuss terminology related to athletic training
3. Evaluate the most common athletic injuries/illnesses as presented in the course.
4. Demonstrate a mastery of the five taping/wrapping techniques that will be presented in the class.
5. Develop an emergency plan for a sport.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Intersession 2019
Spring Semester 2019
Summer Session 2019