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MPE 5564: Safety, Risk Management & Injury Prevention Programs for Physical Education (3 cr.)
This course identifies a variety of respected safety and risk management programs for physical education teachers, athletic directors and school administrators that have been successfully used at the local, state, and national levels. Importance is placed on injury prevention and sport safety for ages 5-14, decreasing the risks of sport-related eye injury, spectator sports safety as well as security and safety regulations for bleachers, playing fields, and athletic facilities, emergency care for personal and community safety training, schoolyard safety, and particular attention on high school athletic weight training room safety. Sport Law and risk management terminology concerning school liability coverage and the prevention of student bodily injury is also included.
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