Course

Instructor: Steve McKanna


Contact: (401) 822-9499 x287 / [email protected]

Sports Medicine & Physical Fitness Trainer

This course prepares students to enter the world of sports fitness, training, and medicine.  Students begin by learning about their bodies through conditioning and nutrition and advance to learn about sports injuries, recovery, and rehabilitation.  This program combines science, kinesiology, anatomy, and physical movement. The final course prepares students to take the national exam to become certified as a physical fitness trainer.

Examples of careers for Sports Medicine & Physical Fitness Trainer are:  Athletic Trainer, Chiropractor, Exercise Physiologist, Kinesiotherapist, Occupational Therapist/Assistant, Orthotist/Prosthetist, Physician Assistant, Physical Therapist/Assistant, Sports Physician, Recreation Therapist, Wellness Coach.

For a more comprehensive list of careers in this cluster go to:  https://cte.careertech.org/sites/default/files/CCFrame-HealthScience.pdf

Suggested Elective Courses: Anatomy & Physiology, Anatomy, Physiology & Kinesiology, Biotechnology, Calculus, Chemistry, Calculus, Digital Forensics, Forensic Sciences, Ethical Issues,  Introduction to Microbiology, Principles of Biomedical Science, Psychology


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