Courses & Units

Extreme Sports Medicine CAM634

Introduction

Extreme sports have increased in popularity over the last few years and are practised by many people, often in remote and extreme environment settings. This unit takes a multi-disciplinary approach and looks at training, prevention, engineering and safety equipment, management of the injured extreme athlete and medical event coverage. This unit broadens your medical horizons to include BASE jumping, paragliding, mountaineering, extreme skiing, and ultra-endurance running.

Summary

Unit name Extreme Sports Medicine
Unit code CAM634
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Discipline Medicine
Coordinator

Dr Larissa Trease

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
3 060101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

CAM619

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online delivery, plus mandatory intensive residential course - no other on-campus requirements.

Assessment

Practical formative assessment on residential course.

Three written assessments (2 x 3000 words 30% each, 1 x 4000 words: 40%).

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Textbooks

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