COURSE SYLLABUS FORMAT Southeast Missouri State University Department of: Health, Human Performance, and Recreation Course No. 382 Title of Course: Medical Aspects of Sport Revision: New: ______ Spring 2011 Department Approved: ______ College Council Approved: ______ Graduate Council Approved: ______ I. Catalog Description and Credit Hours of Course: This course introduces the student to various medical conditions and disorders concerning allied health professionals in different areas of specialization. (2 credit hours) II. Prerequisites: BS 113/114 or consent of instructor. III. Purposes or Objective of the Course: A. The student will become familiar with various specialists in the allied health setting. B. The student will learn and be able to recognize both common and rare medical conditions as well as abuses that could occur in the active population. C. The student will be able to identify the proper personnel with whom to refer medical emergencies and/or conditions. IV. Expectations of Students: A. Each student will complete all examinations and assignments. B. Each student will be expected to actively participate in class discussions and presentations. V. Course Content or Outline: Hours A. Cardiovascular Disorders a. Sudden Cardiac Death b. Sickle Cell Anemia B. Neurological Conditions a. Seizure Disorders b. Epilepsy c. Headaches C. Respiratory Tract Conditions a. Upper Respiratory Tract Infections b. General Respiratory Conditions c. Bronchial Spasm d. Exercised-Induced Bronchospasm D. Gastrointestinal Conditions a. Upper Gastrointestinal Disorders b. Lower Gastrointestinal Disorders E. Endocrine Conditions a. Thyroid Disorders b. Diabetes Mellitus F. Common Infectious Diseases G. Conditions of the Female Athlete, Disabled Athlete, and Senior Athlete H. Pharmacology a. Performance-Enhancing Substances b. NSAIDS 4 4 2 2 2 4 2 2 I. J. VI. Dermatology Current Surgical Topics 2 6 Total Hours=30 Textbook (s) and/or Other Required Materials or Equipment: None required. A series of collected readings will be provided or placed on reserve at the library. VII. Basis for Student Evaluation: 50% 25% 10% 15% Examinations Journal article summaries Outlines from weekly readings Participation A=100-90% B=89-80% C=79-70% D=69-60% F=59% and below VIII. Academic Integrity: The application of the Southeast Missouri State University Academic Policy as found in the Undergraduate Bulletin will be fully adhered to in this course. IX. Statement of Academic Accommodations: If any member of this class feels that he/she has a disability and requires special accommodations of any nature whatsoever, the professor will work with you and the Learning Enrichment Center to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure that you have a fair opportunity to perform in this class. Please advise the professor of such a disability and the desired accommodations at some point before or immediately after the first scheduled class period.