Sports Medicine

Program Description:

The Sports Medicine & Exercise Scienceprep program is designed to prepare students for a career in health care, sports medicine, fitness, and other related fields. Students will get hands-on training in health and physical fitness that will provide them with a "jump start" for college or a field related career. This course features a college prep curriculum such as Anatomy and Physiology. Students will work on exercise prescription, fitness assessment, health, and physical fitness. Students will also study injury and disease, rehabilitation treatment, and sport and exercise nutrition.

 

Areas of Study:

  • Explore health science careers
  • Equipment Safety Standards
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Sports Medicine focused Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient/client communication
  • Proper Exercise Techniques
  • Wide variety of training techniques
  • Assessment of 5 components of health
  • Exercise Programming
  • Functional training/movement
  • Analysis of injury and disease
  • Injury Prevention 

Certifications Earned:

  • CPR/AED
  • OSHA 10hr
  • NASM Certified Personal Trainer (Upon passing exam)

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Sports Management/Marketing
  • Recreation Program Instructor/Director
  • Fitness Equipment Sales
  • Physical Therapy Aide or Assistant
  • Exercise Physiologist