Sports Medicine introduces students to fitness, athletic training, strength & conditioning therapy, and rehabilitation. Students learn to use physical therapy, injury recognition, and sport-specific exercises to train the physically active.
Excellent interpersonal communication skills are needed to coach and motivate patients, athletes, and clients to use exercise equipment and techniques. Total fitness through proper weight management and nutrition and the use of exercise are also important aspects of the course.
Athletic Injury Prevention
CPR, First Aid, AED
Human Anatomy & Physiology
Fitness Screening & Evaluation
Wellness Program Design
Concepts in Rehabilitation of Orthopedic Injury
Physical Therapy Skills
Group Exercise Instructor
Physical Therapy Aide
Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Teacher - Physical & Health Education
Physical therapist | PT Assistant
Occupational therapist | OT Assistant
$47,940 Average Salary
$48,420 Average Salary
$95,620 Average Salary
$208,000 Average Salary
All students in this program are also members of the Upper Valley Career Center Skills USA Chapter.
Skills USA Mission:
SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.
Ohio State Sports Medicine
CPR | AED
ACMA Physical Therapy Aide
Edison State Community College - up to 7 Semester Hours
Sinclair Community College - up to 8 Semester Hours
CTAG Credits Available