Sports Medicine (SM)

Courses

SM 188 No Norwich Equivalent 1-6 Cr.

SM 199 New Course 4 Cr.

SM 1XX Sports Medicine Transfer Elective 3 Cr.

This course is used for transfer when no equivalent Norwich course exists.

SM 201 Clinical Education in Athletic Training II 2 Cr.

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate clinical proficiencies introduced in prerequisite courses during a supervised practicum in an athletic training setting. Clinical rotation(s) 6 hours/week and clinical proficiency evaluations. Prerequisites: SM 200 and SM 214 (Spring).

SM 210 Assessment of Injury and Illness 4 Cr.

Building on the assessment principles acquired in SM 138 and SM 220; this course focuses on the techniques necessary to evaluate body systems for injury/illness. 3 Lecture hours and 2 Lab hours. Prerequisites: BI 216 Offered Fall.

SM 229 Clinical Physiology II 4 Cr.

This course is part two of a series of two physiology courses in a modular format aligned with clinical practice. It provides an introduction to human physiology with a basic survey of the physiologic pathological processes. Students will learn concepts related to respiratory, gastrointestinal, endocrine, and reproductive physiology and temperature regulation. Classroom 3 hours, laboratory 3 hours. Prerequisite: SM 228. Offered spring semesters.

SM 231 Management of Spine and Pelvic Conditions 3 Cr.

This course will focus on a critical analysis of injuries and conditions that may affect the spine and pelvis in physically active individuals. The application of joint and musculoskeletal anatomy will be utilized to assess the various joints and body regions of the spine and pelvis to determine the appropriate management of these conditions. 3 lecture hours. Prerequisite: SM 232, SM 233, SM 214. (Spring).

SM 233 Upper Extremity Injuries 3 Cr.

This course will focus on a critical analysis of injuries and conditions that may affect the upper extremity in physically active individuals. The application of joint and musculoskeletal anatomy will be utilized to assess the various joints and body regions of the upper extremity to determine the appropriate management of these conditions. 3 lecture hours. Prerequisite: SM 214 (Fall).

SM 288 No Norwich Equivalent 1-6 Cr.

SM 300 Clinical Education in Athletic Training III 4 Cr.

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate clinical proficiencies introduced in prerequisite courses during a supervised practicum in an athletic training setting. Clinical rotation(s) including non-traditional seasons, 12 hours/week and clinical proficiency evaluations. Prerequisites: SM 201, PE 163, SM 230 and SM 232 (Fall).

SM 301 Clinical Education in Athletic Training IV 4 Cr.

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate clinical proficiencies introduced in prerequisite courses during a supervised practicum in an athletic training setting. Clinical rotation(s) 12 hours/week and clinical proficiency evaluations. Prerequisites: SM 300 (Spring).

SM 388 No Norwich Equivalent 1-6 Cr.

SM 400 Clinical Education in Athletic Training V 4 Cr.

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate clinical proficiencies introduced in prerequisite courses during a supervised practicum in an athletic training setting. Clinical rotation(s) including non-traditional seasons 12 hours/week and clinical proficiency evaluations. Prerequisites: SM 301,PE 371, SM 231, and SM 422 (Fall).

SM 401 Clinical Education in Athletic Training VI 4 Cr.

This course provides students the opportunity to integrate clinical proficiencies introduced in prerequisite courses during a supervised practicum in an athletic training setting. Clinical rotation(s) 12 hours/week and clinical proficiency evaluations. Prerequisites: SM 400 and SM 439 (Spring).

SM 420 Therapeutic Modalities 4 Cr.

Investigation of the physiological response of selected human body tissues to trauma and inactivity as well as the implications of said responses for the selection, use, and application of therapeutic modalities. 3 lecture hours and 2 lab hours. Prerequisites: Sophomore 2 standing or higher; Athletic Training (SPA) or Health Science (HLS) standing.

SM 422 Therapeutic Exercise 4 Cr.

Investigation of principles, objectives, indications, contraindications and progression of various modes of conditioning and reconditioning exercises. Methods for evaluation, progress assessment and development of criteria for return to activity. 3 Lecture hours and 2 Lab hours. Prerequisite: Sophomore 2 standing or higher; Athletic Training (SPA) or Health Science (HLS) standing.

SM 426 Internship 12 Cr.

Provide the Sports Medicine students with an intern-type experience in a professional setting appropriate to their career goals. Prerequisite: Athletic Training (SPA) or Health Sciences (HLS) majors. Offered Fall, Spring and Summer.

SM 439 Leadership & Management in Sports Medicine 3 Cr.

Part of a two-semester capstone experience in sports medicine/athletic training focusing on leadership, management, and professional ethics in sports medicine. Students complete a series of organization and administrative projects and papers focused on personal and professional ethics. Students lead weekly discipline journal club discussion. 3 lecture hours. Prerequisite: Junior 2 standing or higher.

SM 450 Capstone Experience I 1 Cr.

This course will focus on the development of two evidence-based practice projects that have direct application to clinical practice. 1 lecture hour. Prerequisite: Junior 2 standing or higher; Athletic Training (SPA) or Health Sciences (HLS) major. (Fall).

SM 451 Capstone Experience II 1 Cr.

This course will focus the presentation and evaluation of two evidence-based practice projects from SM 450. 1 lecture hour. (Spring).

SM 460 Emerging Practice Skills 3 Cr.

This course will focus on emerging topics in sports medicine practice. Included in the course will be advanced airway management, advanced wound closure techniques, IV therapy, advanced cardiac examination and advanced immobilization techniques. 2 lecture hour and 2 lab hours. Prerequisite: Junior 2 or higher standing; Athletic Training major. (Spring).

SM 488 No Norwich Equivalent 1-6 Cr.