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Sports Medicine

Students will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of sports medicine, including how to prevent athletic injury and increase athletic performance.

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The Sports Medicine pathway is designed for students who are interested in athletic training, physical therapy, medicine, fitness, kinesiology, nutrition, and other sports medicine related fields. Students will learn the basic skills and fundamentals of sports medicine, including how to prevent athletic injury and increase athletic performance. Students will study body mechanics, nutritional guidelines for maximizing performance, protective sports equipment, taping and bracing, psychological aspects of competition, and training and conditioning techniques. Professional Learning Experiences will include field work within the healthcare community and with our TPS athletic teams.  


Professional Certificate/Industry Recognized Credential:

  • CPR/AED-all students who complete one year (2 semesters) will earn the CPR/AED certificate through the American Red Cross. 

Recommended Prerequisite:  Successful completion of Biology, Anatomy & Physiology, and/or Chemistry

Sequence of Courses:

Semester 1

  • Sports Medicine I (5601) 1 credits
  • Care of Athletes (7650) 05 credit

Semester 2

  • Sports Medicine II (5602)  1 credits
  • Physical Therapy (5600) .5 credit

Semester 3

  • Medical Interventions (5801) 1 credit
  • Project Management (5816) .5 credit

Semester 4

  • Special Health Topics (7610) 1 credit
  • Project Management (5816) .5 credit

 

The design of the pathway is such that students may enter at semester one or two.  However, it is a firm prerequisite that students successfully complete a minimum of one semester, prior to taking semester three.

 

Instructor: Mr. Wilkerson     Email:  ewilkerson@tps501.org

 

TPS 2019-20 Program of Studies

 

 

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