Sports Medicine prepares students for the wellness and fitness marketplace and its various components such as instructing or coaching groups or individuals in exercise activities and the fundamentals of an individual’s health and wellness. The National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) provides the guidelines necessary for mastery of basic concepts of anatomy, the musculoskeletal system of the body, mechanism of injury, and administration of athletic training ethics and standards of practice for Athletic Trainers (ATs).
Students will have the ability to complete the American Heart Association Healthcare Provider Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certification.
Program of Study Course Sequence for Sports Medicine Program
- 9th grade: Heath Science Anatomy & Physiology
- 10th grade: Health Science Foundations
- 11th grade: Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (.50 credit), and Health 2 (.50 credit)
- 12th grade: Exercise Science