Certification in Sports Injury Management provides students opportunities to further their knowledge base in assessing and managing sports injuries, providing first aid, understanding how proper nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health, evaluating human movement in sports activities and analyzing skills to improve sports performance. It also covers the basic theories and organization of management, program development, inventory control, information management and legal considerations in sports medicine.

CER 511 Sports Performance Enhancement

Designed for sport coaches in studying human movement as related to sport activities. Coaching techniques and methodologies that are used to enhance sport performance are also discussed.

CED 520 Sports First Aid

A coach’s guide for managing, preventing, and responding to sports injuries.

CED 546 Seminar in Sports Medicine

An overview of the sports medicine profession. Designed to educate athletic trainers, fitness professionals, and sport coaches on how to assess and manage sports injuries.

CED 548 Sports Injury Evaluation

Designed to enhance student assessment techniques in the evaluation of athletic injuries. Emphasis is placed upon the development of a sound systematic and methodical evaluation technique to assess abnormal biomechanics and abnormal physiology.

CED 556 Sports and Fitness Nutrition

This course covers the principles of sound nutrition as they relate to the athlete as well as to the average individual in our society. In addition, the course covers the physiological aspects of how nutrition affects the body in terms of overall optimal health.

CED 587 Management Strategies in Sports Medicine

The study of the basic concepts, theories and organization of management as applied to the field of sports medicine. Topics emphasized include organizational structure and function, program development and administration, human resource management, financial management, insurance issues and legal considerations in sports medicine.

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