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Course Description

Sports Medicines a course aimed at providing an introduction to the field of sports medicine/athletic training to students who are considering a career in health/medical related fields. The material addressed in this course will provide students with a basic foundation of knowledge necessary for the practice of sports medicine/athletic training. Course Fee: $20.00

Level 1


  • Complete clinical hours (1 day/week for every 6 weeks)


  • FERPA & HIPAA Contracts
  • Skeletal System
  • Kinesiology
  • Emergency Action Plans
  • Condition Techniques
  • Basic Nutrition
  • Muscular System
  • Basic First Aid
  • Wrapping
  • Athletic Injuries Evaluation & Treatment

Level II


  • Complete clinical hours: 2 days in Training Room + 1 game (for every sport)per week every 6 weeks
  • Mentor/Adopt a Level I student
  • Present labs for Level I students
  • Poster projects and information sheets
  • Complete Skill competencies


  • More in depth Skeletal System & Kinesiology
  • CPR/AED Training, Shock, Splinting, Back Boarding
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Vital Signs/Shock/Treatment
  • Special Tests
  • Rehabilitation
  • Thorax/Abdomen
  • Cranial Nerves, Myotomes & Dermatomes
  • Taping
  • Therapeutic Modalities
  • Basic Sports Nutrition

Level III


  • Complete clinical hours: 2-3 days per week every 6 weeks + 1- 2 game per sport every season
  • Mentor Level I & II students
  • Present labs for Level I & II students
  • Poster Projects and information sheets
  • Complete competencies
  • Test Level 1 & II students on Skills competencies


  • Continued Skeletal System & Kinesiology
  • Common Illnesses/Diseases
  • CPR/AED Training (Recertification)
  • Basic Sports Psychology
  • General Medical Conditions
  • Basic Pharmacology
  • Advanced Sports Nutrition
  • Environmental Concerns
  • Spine
  • Advanced Tapings
  • Advanced Special Tests

How to Join & Progression

To join - Register for Sports Medicine I

Progression to Levels II & III are dependent on performance & a minimum of a C in the previous Sports Medicine class and requires teacher approval.

Athletic Training Challenge

Since 1999 the NMAA has recognized Athletic Training as a sanctioned activity. A challengeis conducted each year which consists of a symposium and exam. The top three schools and individuals are recognized.

Location and date of the competition will be announced at a later date.

Sports medicine student
Sports medicine student

"I always wanted to go into the medical field and I figured that sports medicine would be a great starting point. Mrs. Lee keeps the class fun and interesting" - Arianna M. (Level 2 & 3 Student SY 19-20, 20-21, 21-22).