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Undergraduate courses in Orthopedic Surgery

ORTHO 95Q. Human Performance: Its Measurement and Analysis

Lab-based. Hands-on experience measuring and interpreting human performance data. Clinical problems using the tests such as VO2max, anaerobic power and endurance, flexibility, muscular strength and endurance, lactate threshold, exercise ECG and echocardiography, bone density, gait analysis, joint motion analysis, and nutritional analysis.

3 units, not given this year

ORTHO 97Q. Sport, Exercise, and Health: Exploring Sports Medicine

(S,Sem) (Same as HUMBIO 97Q.) Stanford Introductory Seminar. Preference to sophomores. Sports medicine is the practice of clinical medicine at the interface between health and performance, competition and well-being. While sports medicine had its origins in providing care to athletes, medical advances developed in care of athletes exerted a great effect on the nature and quality of care to the broader community. Topics include sports injuries, medical conditions associated with sport and exercise, ethics, coaching, women's issues, fitness and health, and sports science. Case studies.

3 units, Aut (Matheson, G), Spr (Matheson, G)

ORTHO 199. Undergraduate Research

Students undertake investigations sponsored by individual faculty members. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.

1-18 units, Aut (Staff), Win (Staff), Spr (Staff), Sum (Staff)

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