Sneak Peak into Sports Med

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This week’s Cameo Blog Post is from Olivia G.! Olivia’s recap of our week includes a Sensory Touch lab, info about the brain and continued work the Semester Project on nutrition.  Please check out her overview of our class last week and feel free to comment on her website!

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This week was awesome because we actually got to meet twice! We continued and actually tested our Sensory Touch Lab. This lab was extremely fun, and it definitely taught me something new. For example, I learned that sensory receptors actually existed! I can not believe how many times I did not feel a paper clip touch my hand!

IMG_2120Krystal being a great partner during our lab this week!

Learning about the brain was also another topic that we learned about! I believe that the brain is the most intriguing and fascinating part of the body to learn about. It is amazing that all of these regions of the brain can control every little movement, capture every memory, and control our feelings is crazy to think about!

We also did some research on concussions in youth sports. This was very interesting because concussions are very popular in this generation of athletes…

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