Sports Medicine

Focus Question: How does sports medicine address the medical conditions of children and young people?

Students learn about Students learn to
·        children and young athletes

–     medical conditions (asthma, diabetes, epilepsy)

–     overuse injuries (stress fractures)

–     thermoregulation

–     appropriateness of resistance training

·         analyse the implications of each of these considerations for the ways young people engage in sport and how each is managed.