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.
|Unit name||Extreme Sports Medicine|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
Tasmanian School of Medicine
Dr Larissa Trease
|Available as student elective?||No|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Online delivery, plus mandatory intensive residential course - no other on-campus requirements.
Practical formative assessment on residential course.
Three written assessments (2 x 3000 words 30% each, 1 x 4000 words: 40%).
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