Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions.
Sports Medicine Course
Sports Medicine 1 is recommended for the student who is considering a career in the health- or medicine-related field. The student examines anatomical and physiological systems of the human body and how they related to physical activity. Special attention is given to the following topics: skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and nervous systems; the prevention, cause/effect, treatment, and reconditioning of athletic injuries; emergency care and first aid; and athletic training. Literacy strategies are integrated throughout the curriculum.
Graduation Requirements met: Practical/Fine Arts
Fee: $25 per year
Note: This course may require outside observation hours at athletic events or practices. Student should have passed Health and PE.