Department of Defense Education Activity

HLH401: Sports Medicine I (2022)

Sports Medicine I is an introductory level elective that will provide the student the opportunity to integrate science, physical activity, clinical experience, and job readiness skills. This course deals with the broad spectrum of sports health care and provides practical skills for students considering careers in athletic training, medicine, physical therapy, fitness, and other related careers. Emphasis will be placed on the combination of hands-on student-centered learning activities and academic readings and discussions.  Topics students will study include:   prevention of injuries resulting from physical activity;  recognition, evaluation, and assessment of injuries and conditions resulting from physical activity; immediate care and treatment of injuries resulting from physical activity; rehabilitation and reconditioning of injuries resulting from physical activity; organization and administration and professional development and responsibility. Schools may gain access to this course after providing curricular materials and resources approved by HQ.