Jul 16, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FAM - 735 Primary Care Sports Medicine


The focus of this course is on outpatient management of acute and chronic sports and exercise-related injuries and medical issues pertinent to athletes in a multidisciplinary setting. Emphasis will be placed on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal problems common to athletes. In the context of sports medicine, the student will get exposure and improve proficiency in musculoskeletal physical examination, imaging (such as plain films, MRIs, and bone scans); biomechanics; physical therapy, physiology and metabolism; nutrition; and sports psychology. In addition to the clinical issues, the philosophy of primary care sports medicine is explored, and the aspects of prevention in sports medicine is highlighted. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 2-4