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Sports Medicine Instructors: Mr. Horsley, & Mr. Morris Emails: tim.Horsley@kellerisd.net ; email@example.com Offices: Gym Athletic Training Room 817-744-1801 Field House Athletic Training Room 817-744-1104 Course Description: This course is an introduction to sports medicine. It presents key concepts pertaining to the field of athletic training in a comprehensive, logical, and sequential manner that will assist future professionals in making the correct decisions when confronted with an activity-related injury or illness in their scope of practice. Course Outline: Chapter 1: The Concept of Sports Injury Chapter 2: The Athletic Health Care Team Chapter 3: The Law of Sports Injury Chapter 4: Sports-Injury Prevention Chapter 5: The Psychology of Injury Chapter 6: Nutritional Considerations Chapter 7: Emergency Plan and Initial Injury Evaluation Chapter 8: The Injury Process Chapter 9: Injuries to the Head, Neck, and Face Chapter 10: Injuries to the Thoracic Through Coccygeal Spine Chapter 11: Injuries to the Shoulder Region Chapter 12: Injuries to the Arm, Wrist, and Hand Chapter 13: Injuries to the Thorax and Abdomen Chapter 14: Injuries to the Hip and Pelvis Chapter 15: Injuries to the Thigh, Leg, and Knee Chapter 16: Injuries to the Lower Leg, Ankle, and Foot Chapter 17: Skin Conditions in Sports Chapter 18: Thermal Injuries Chapter 19: Other Medical Concerns Chapter 20: The Adolescent Athlete: Special Medical Concerns Semester Exams: Please visit the Keller Independent School District website ( www.kellerisd.net ) for official dates for the semester exams and Fossil Ridge’s information center. Class Expectations: Be respectful to all students, staff members and school property. Use appropriate language. Use class time wisely. Time given will be spent on Sports Medicine assignments only. Follow all school rules. Discipline Policy: The FRHS discipline policy will be followed. Grading Information: Major grades (test, projects, major quizzes, labs)………………..60% Minor grades (daily/homework, quizzes)…………………...40% Progress Reports: Will be sent home with students every 3 weeks of each grading period. It is your responsibility to see that the report is shown to your parents. Late Work: Daily late work policy for FRHS will be followed. Work one day late shall receive a maximum grade of 70%. Work two days late shall receive a maximum grade of 60% A student may not earn no higher than a 50% on work turned in after the second day. Once progress reports are printed a zero must be entered as the grade and no late work is accepted. *****This policy does not apply to projects!!!! Projects are due on the due date!!!! Attendance/Make-up work: Sports Medicine is a cumulative subject and any work you might miss is imperative to understanding the following day’s work. Students will be allowed one day for each day absent to complete make-up work. Students will be entirely responsible for getting all work missed and completing it on time. Any work due on the day you were absent will be due the day you return. It is your responsibility to turn in your assignments. You must make arrangements to make-up labs, test, and quizzes. You have 1 week to make up a missed test. If you have not made the test up within the week your grade will be a zero. Retesting: Students have the opportunity to retest any test failed within a given time period (usually 3- 5 days after the test is returned.) The original test must be corrected before the retest will be given. The maximum grade a student may earn on a retest is a 70%.
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