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The University of Miami Summer Scholars Program (SSP) is an exciting opportunity for current high school sophomores and juniors to explore their academic passions and experience what it is like to be a college student.

In this practical, hands-on course, the students will learn to identify basic sports injuries that afflict the major joints of the body and review basic methods to treat these injuries. The student will also learn how nutrition, improper biomechanics, and poor training can all impact sports performance. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to learn and practice techniques or procedures (such as athletic taping or bracing) that may be useful in minimizing the incidence of injury.

Sports Medicine – Athletic Performance and Injury Management – 6 Credit Hours

Learn principles of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science. Students enroll in KIN 105 and KIN 110.

KIN 105. Introduction to Athletic Training. 3 Credit Hours In this practical, hands-on course, the students will learn to identify basic sport injuries that afflict the major joints of the body, and review basic methods to treat these injuries. The student will also learn how nutrition, improper biomechanics, and poor training can all impact sport performance. In addition, participants will be given the opportunity to learn and practice techniques or procedures (such as athletic taping or bracing) that may be useful in minimizing the incidence of injury.

School of Education and Human Development | Dept. of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences | Instructor(s): Dr. Magda Aldousany

KIN 110. Foundations in Exercise Physiology and Nutrition Science. 3 Credit Hours. This class will consist of an introduction to the field of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science. Basic information relevant to appropriate exercise prescription, proper nutritional habits, implications on health, longevity and performance will be addressed. Hands-on practical experiences will supplement theoretical concepts learned in the classroom setting.

School of Education and Human Development | Dept. of Kinesiology & Sport Sciences | Instructor(s): Dr. Arlette Perry

Maximum enrollment: 25 Prerequisites(s): 9th and 10th grade English

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