376-2017-00L  Biomechanics of Sports Injuries and Rehabilitation

SemesterAutumn Semester 2019
LecturersK.‑U. Schmitt, J. Goldhahn
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman


376-2017-00 VBiomechanik von Sportverletzungen und Rehabilitation2 hrs
Mon15:15-17:00HG D 5.2 »
K.‑U. Schmitt, J. Goldhahn

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AbstractThis lectures introduces the basic principles of injury mechanics and rehabilitation focussing on sports injuries.
ObjectiveWithin the scope of this lecture you will learn the basic principles of trauma biomechanics. Based on examples from sports, you will get to know different mechanisms that can possibly result in injury. Investigating the background and cause of injury should allow you to assess the injury risk for sports activities. Furthermore you should be able to develop measures to prevent such injury.
ContentThis lecture deals with the basic principles of injury mechanics and rehabilitation. Mechanisms that can result in injury are presented. Furthermore possibilities to prevent injuries are discussed. Thereby the lecture focuses on sports injuries.
Lecture notesHandouts will be made available.
LiteratureSchmitt K-U, Niederer P, M. Muser, Walz F: "Trauma Biomechanics - Accidental Injury in traffic and sports", Springer Verlag
Prerequisites / NoticeA course work is required. The mark of this course work contributes to the final credits for this lecture. Details will be given during the first lecture.

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersK.-U. Schmitt, J. Goldhahn
Typegraded semester performance
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionRepetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.

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