Information Package / Course Catalogue
Athlete Health and First Aid
Course Code: BSÖ521
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 1
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 7
Objectives of the Course

Athlete health, examination of athlete, evaluation in terms of risk factors.

Course Content

Factors affecting the health of athletes negatively, trauma, overuse, different environments, ergogenic aids, doping, different headings such as overtraining are examined.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1. Learn about injuries due to environmental factors such as hot, cold, underwater and high altitude.
2. Have experience in overuse injuries and prevention.
3.Have an idea about sports injuries specific to various organ systems.
4.Obtains practical information about first aid on the field.
5. Develops the ability to apply by using the available facilities until providing medical assistance.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Athlete Health (Nevin Atalay Güzel, Nihan Kafa) Güneş Tıp Kitabevi
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Risk factors for sports injuries, disability prevention
Week 2 - Theoretical
Sports injuries, importance of biomotor properties (strength, endurance, flexibility, etc.)
Week 3 - Theoretical
Sports injuries and posture disorders in women and children
Week 4 - Theoretical
Disabilities due to environmental factors, overuse syndromes
Week 5 - Theoretical
Pre-accession health assessments and athlete license reports
Week 6 - Theoretical
Rehabilitation and sport return after injury Basic concepts in first aid, assessment of the scene
Week 7 - Theoretical
Resuscitation (artificial respiration and cardiac massage)
Week 8 - Theoretical
Midterm exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Bleeding, injuries, shock, foreign bodies into the body and cavities, poisoning, animal bites and stings first aid
Week 10 - Theoretical
First aid in fractures, dislocations and sprains, first aid at the field, splints and bandages, loss of consciousness and coma, epileptic seizure
Week 11 - Theoretical
Burns, electric and sunstroke, prenatal-prenatal-postnatal first aid
Week 12 - Theoretical
Basic life support (adult, child, infant), respiratory obstruction
Week 13 - Theoretical
Patient / injured transport techniques, some diseases (heart attack, sugar fall) in the first aid
Week 14 - Theoretical
Final exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory1455140
Individual Work44432
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)176
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
OÇ-1
4
3
3
5
4
5
OÇ-2
3
4
5
4
3
5
OÇ-3
3
5
4
4
5
3
OÇ-4
4
5
3
5
4
4
OÇ-5
4
4
5
4
5
5
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