EXSC 440

Biomechanics of Sports Injuries

This course is designed to study the mechanical bases of mus-culoskeletal injury, to better understand the mechanisms that seem to cause injury, the effect injuryhas on the musculoskeletal structures, and hopefully, to study how injury may be prevented. Manydifferent types of injury will be discussed with the students responsible for leading these discussions.Students will write a review article on an injury condition and present their findings to the class.

Prerequisites: At least two of the following: EXSC 327, 336, and 436, or concurrent enrollment, or permission of the instructor.