Imagine you are a magazine writer for a popular fitness magazine like Runner’s World, Shape, or Men’s Health. You are writing an article on injury prevention. The article must include the following:
Name of the injury- scientific and common (if appropriate)
Anatomy of the area surrounding the injury
Cause(s) of the injury
Which type of population is susceptible to the injury
Signs and symptoms of the injury and if it is often confused with a different injury
Criterion for diagnosis
Treatment of the injury for all phases of healing including healing time
- Your paper should read like a magazine article- double columns with picture. 3-4 pages
- There is no minimum for pictures, but no more than 3.
- You do need to have at least 8 references, 4 of which must be a primary source.
- Sources and pictures need to be cited APA style.
This project will be graded in parts.
10/100 points for choosing an injury by 2/16 at EOB
25/100 points for submitting your reference list by 2/22 at EOB
25/100 points for a rough draft/ outline submitted by 3/1 at EOB
40/100 points for the final project ¾ at EOB. A rubric will be provided.
You may pick any injury you like.
Achilles tendonitis or rupture
IT band Friction syndrome
Tennis or golfers elbow
Carpal tunnel syndrome
And many more!