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Department: MEPMR-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Course: 402-Sports Medicine Lecture Series
Track:

Course Director: Walter H. Wade
Course Faculty: Charles G. Kevorkian, M.D.,Jennifer Harrison, M.D.,Joseph Nathaniel Chorley, M.D.,Gerard E. Francisco, M.D.,,Walter H. Wade
Elective Location:
Elective Offered Terms:
Months:
Min. Number of Students:10  Max: 100
Elective Type: Non-Clinical - Foundations
Credit: 1
Pre-requisites: Gross Anatomy
Visiting Student Elective: No
Open to International Students: No
Grading: H,HP, P, MP, F Narrative Evaluation
Faculty Approval: No

Time Commitment Percentage of time expected
Regular Hours (Mon-Fri): Inpatient Ward:
Night Call: Inpatient consultations:
Number on-call nights: Outpatient clinics:
Weekends: Surgery:
    Laboratory
  Didactic:
  Other:
Statement of Goals:
The course is designed to introduce medical students to basic concepts in exercise physiology, bio mechanics, and kinesiology.
Learning Activities
On completion of this elective, the student should: understand basic concepts in exercise physiology, biomechanics, and kinesiology; understand the different types of exercise; understand specific injuries and treatments for knee and shoulder injuries; be able to evaluate exercise programs for their safety and ability to meet the participants' needs; understand the specific bodily effects, common injuries, and injury prevention in running, bicycling, weight lifting, body building, racket sports, and aerobics.
Evaluation Methods
Evaluation: Student evaluation is by a short multiple choice exam. To achieve honors, the student must complete an approved additional project in sports medicine. DEPARTMENT DOES NOT ACCEPT LATE SIGN-UP APPLICATIONS
When and Where to report on first day of service:
For additional information regarding this elective contact:
Contact Name: Tonia Kirven
Contact Phone: 713-799-5033
Contact Fax: 713-797-5982
Contact Location: TIRR, Suite A-220
Address: 1333 Moursund
Email: tonia.kirven@bcm.edu

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