# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine I Task 1136249134

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Identify infectious and contagious diseases related to physical activity.

Definition

Identification should include fungal, bacterial, and viral diseases that may be transmitted during physical activity or affect physical participation in physical activity, such as
  • skin infections (e.g., ringworm, athlete’s foot, impetigo, staph)
  • respiratory infections (e.g., pneumonia, bronchitis)
  • blood-borne infections (e.g., septicemia, hepatitis)
  • systemic infections (e.g., influenza, mononucleosis, Lyme disease).

See NATA position statement on skin diseases.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is the appropriate management of care for skin infections such as ringworm, athlete’s foot, impetigo, and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)?
  • When are athletes with contagious skin infections permitted to participate in their sport?
  • In what ways can athletes prevent spreading skin infections and respiratory infections?
  • What are the signs and symptoms of influenza, mononucleosis, and Lyme disease?

Related Standards of Learning

English

11.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Critically evaluate quality, accuracy, and validity of information.
  2. Make sense of information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view or bias.
  3. Synthesize relevant information from primary and secondary sources and present it in a logical sequence.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

12.8

The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

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