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Global Experiences in Sports Medicine - China

Global Experiences in Sports Medicine is a sports medicine-focused program with no prerequisites. This summer program is hosted by Beijing Sport University (BSU). Dr. Larry Leverenz, a Purdue University Professor, serves as Instructor and Resident Director of the program, providing academic and administrative support to students. The objectives of the program are to give students an overview of Traditional Chinese Medicine as it relates to the care of athletes and their injuries and illnesses, to learn basic techniques of Chinese exercise as it might relate to the rehabilitation of athletic injuries, and to interact with BSU students and faculty. Some co-curricular travel is planned to Hangzhou and Shanghai for additional experiences within Chinese culture and society. Housing will be at Beijing Sport University and area hotels. Upon successful completion of the program, participants will each three credits as HK 49000.