Sports Injuries Teacher Resources
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Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Injury and Recovery
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Synthetic scaffolding can be used to regenerate biological tissue, such as muscle, tendons, and ligaments. When perfected, this biotechnological feat will help many injured athletes recover more quickly. Dr.Cato Laurencin explains the...
On 'Punched Out': Looking at Brain Trauma and Other Risks of Violent Sports
7th - 12th
The tragic story of Derek Boogard, a hockey star whose sports-related brain injuries eventually lead to his death, is told through a series of videos. There are also articles that can be read. This poignant lesson gets participants to...
Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 4 - Dangerous Sea Creatures
9th - 12th
Lesson 4 is part of a 22 lesson unit on boat safety and water sports. This lesson is about dangerous sea creatures, mainly in the ocean. There is a link to find pictures of the creatures discussed. It is suggested to click on the...
Personal Development (Safety and Injury Prevention)
11th - 12th
Demonstrate an ability to make informed choices about the prevention of injury with your class and others. Through class discussion, observational studies, simulation, and the creation of a handbook, high schoolers will understand the...
What Happens When You Have a Concussion?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Ever had a concussion? Watch a video that explains the complicated dangers of concussions and how brain neurons are damaged during a concussion. Discover ways to heal the brain after a concussion and the long term effects of head trauma.
What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature
4 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
Boat Safety and Water Sports - Lesson 9 - Conditioning for Water Skiing
9th - 12th
It takes muscle strength and muscle endurance to get up on a water ski or wake board, and to stay up. Lesson 9 out of this 22 lesson plan unit is about conditioning. A resource link at the bottom of the page allows you to view all the...