CES: Sports Medicine is a two-unit introductory course that will provide students with basic knowledge about the field of sports medicine, the anatomy of the body, and the common injuries that occur in sports. The first half of the course deals with the anatomy of the body and techniques used in sports medicine to train and strengthen the body. The second half helps students better understand how injuries occur and what treatment options are available.
It is recommended that students considering registering for CES: Sports Medicine successfully complete at least one year of high school biology before enrolling in this course.
Unit 1: Essential Content and Skills
the definition of health and how it applies to both physical and mental
the different kinds of mental health issues.
and contrast aerobic and anaerobic exercise.
all the parts of the major body systems, including skeletal, muscular,
cardiovascular, and respiratory.
between acute and chronic pain, as well as including examples of and
treatment for each.
the products and benefits of each of the food groups.
- Be able
to describe some career choices in sports medicine.
Unit 2: Essential Content and Skills
how a traumatic brain injury is caused and how it can be prevented.
the spinal cord and the different regions of the spinal cord, and describe
how a spinal cord injury can affect muscle function.
the cause and explore the treatment for common shoulder injuries.
common elbow injuries and how they should be treated.
common injuries to the wrist and hand, as well as how to treat and prevent
hand and wrist injuries.
several injuries of the hip and how they are treated, as well as examining
how to prevent hip injuries.
the ability to diagnose the most common injuries associated with the
ankle, foot, and knee, as well as dictating prevention and treatment for
course is textbook free.