Sports Medicine/Athletic Training I (1 credit)
Grades 10, 11, 12
In this course, students earn a certification in First Aid/CPR/AED. The course introduces students to topics such as human anatomy and physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, medical terminology, injuries and illnesses, and legal and ethical issues in sports medicine. Students also examine prospective careers in the sports medicine field. Upon successful completion of this course, students are eligible to take Sports Medicine II and pursue certification as a personal trainer. Workplace Readiness is offered as an approved Industry Certification.
Sports Medicine/Athletic Training II (2 Credits)
Grades 11, 12
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be eligible to take the National Academy of Sports Medicine- Certified Personal Trainer (NASM-CPT) exam. This course builds upon basic knowledge acquired in Sports Medicine I on topics such as exercise physiology, biomechanics, exercise program design, and injury prevention, assessment, treatment, and management. Students prepare for a career in sports medicine, including completing an internship.
Workplace Readiness is offered as an approved Industry Certification.