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ORTHO 97Q: Sport, Exercise, and Health: Exploring Sports Medicine (HUMBIO 97Q)

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.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: Writing 2 | Grading: Letter or Credit/No Credit
Instructors: ; Matheson, G. (PI)

ORTHO 201: Musculoskeletal Exam Practicum

Student initiated course. Opportunity to enhance knowledge and skills for conducting musculoskeletal exams. Sessions led by Stanford Orthopaedic Surgery attendings and residents. Didactic introductions followed by hands-on practice of specific aspects of the musculoskeletal exam.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
Instructors: ; Cheng, I. (PI); Xiong, G. (TA)

ORTHO 220: Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine (ORTHO 120)

Lifestyle medicine is an exciting new movement to empower practicing clinicians and aspiring physicians to facilitate behavioral change and promote a culture of health and wellness in patients. Focus is on both concrete, evidence-based findings and tangible, practical tools to readily translate into everyday clinical practice. A series of leading experts and guest lectures guide students through interactive, patient-focused activities in topics including, but not limited to: nutrition, exercise, sleep, motivational interviewing, meditation, and acupuncture. Students enrolling for 2 units use a fitness and lifestyle monitoring wristband and prepare a report on your results.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical Satisfactory/No Credit

ORTHO 270: Orthopaedic Tissue Engineering

Biological principles underlying the use of engineering strategies and biocompatible materials for tissue repair and regeneration. Structure, physiology, and mechanics of articular cartilage, bone, and dense soft connective tissues. Current ideas, approaches, and applications being implemented as therapeutic regimens for arthritis, spinal deformities, and limb salvage. Multidisciplinary constraints on the design and creation of tissue constructs. Students enrolling for 2 units prepare a presentation and final project. Prerequisite: familiarity with basic cell and molecular mechanisms underlying tissue differentiation.
Terms: Win | Units: 1-2 | Grading: Medical Option (Med-Ltr-CR/NC)

ORTHO 290: Introductory Clinical Mentorship

Preclinical elective designed to increase early clinical exposure to Orthopaedic Surgery for medical students. The elective provides opportunities for students to participate in the operating room, on surgery rounds and in surgical clinics. It will also include mentoring from attendings, residents and fellows. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1 | Grading: Medical School MD Grades

ORTHO 299: Directed Reading in Orthopedic Surgery

Consists of studies in progress including circulatory problems; hemostatic disorders; homotransplantation; orthopedic pathology; bone growth; radiation injury; immunology; bacteriology; nasal function; muscular and nerve disorders and their effect on function, hand kinetics and hand function. Prerequisite: consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-18 | Repeatable for credit | Grading: Medical School MD Grades
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