SP M-SPORTS MEDICINE (SP M)

SP M 190. Introduction to Athletic Training

3 Credits

Introduction to the principles of athletic training.

SP M 191. Medical Terminology

3 Credits

Study of the structure of medical language with emphasis on sports medicine-related terminology. To include analysis and interpretation of medical documentation. Restricted to: Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 200. CAREER PREPARATION

1 Credit

From concept to implementation: Career exploration, setting up degree plans, finding graduate programs, developing professional resumes, writing letters of application, seeking letters of recommendation, and interview preparation May be repeated up to 3 credits. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 223. Exploring Extreme Human Performance

3 Credits

A reading, writing and documentary based course studying human’s quest and the related sacrifices associated with participating in extreme performance activities such as the Olympics, wakeboarding, snowboarding, military special forces, ultra-run events, marathons, etc. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 250. Emergency Response in Sports Medicine

2 Credits

Designed to provide knowledge and experience in emergency care procedures, blood borne pathogens, and first aid. Students will receive certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and in First Aid, upon successful completion of course. May be repeated up to 2 credits. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): Consent of Instructor.

SP M 271. Anatomy & Physiology I

3 Credits

Detailed study of the structure and function of the human musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, respiratory, and peripheral nervous systems. Designed specifically for students interested in allied health professions. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 271 L. Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory

1 Credit

Compliment to SP M 271. Students will engage in activities designed to enhance appreciation of the anatomical structures related to the content areas for SP M 271. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 272. Clinical Practicum I

2 Credits

Introduction to the clinical aspects of the athletic training education program. Must maintain at least 3.0 GPA. May be repeated up to 4 credits. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to: SP M majors. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 273. Clinical Practicum II

3 Credits

Athletic training psycho-motor skills are enhanced and assessed by a preceptor during clinical rotations. Emphasis is on competencies and proficiencies previously instructed in didactic courses. Must maintain a 3.0 GPA. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to: SP M majors. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

SP M 275 L. A & P LAB PE/DANCE

1 Credit

Practical laboratory involving the kinematic and kinesthetic aspects of Human Anatomy and Physiology as it applied to Physical Education and Dance Restricted to: Physical Education and Dance. Not acceptable for Kinesiology Majors majors. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): SP M 271.

SP M 290. General Medical Conditions

3 Credits

Study of the recognition, evaluation, management , and treatment of non-orthopedic medical conditions that affect the physically active population. Consent of Instructor required. Restricted to: SP M and Kines Majors majors. Restricted to Las Cruces campus only.

Prerequisite(s): SP M 190, 191 and 271/271L.