Merced County Office of Education

 
SportsMedicineHilmar

  Sports Medicine‚Äč


 

Jena Ipock
jipock@hilmar.k12.ca.us
209-667-5903 ext. 4213


Class Description
This course is designed to help students develop a general awareness of health careers and specific preparation for physical therapy and sports medicine occupations. Classroom instruction covers such topics as: medical terminology; human anatomy; emergency procedures; soft tissue and bone injuries; causes, symptoms and management of injuries; nutrition; physical fitness; and career opportunities. In addition to this ongoing classroom instruction, students will rotate through on-the-job training experiences with local physical therapists, chiropractors, athletic trainers, physical education instructors and recreational facility managers. Throughout this course, the students' core academic skills and ability to deal with people will be stressed.

This course satisfies an A-G (G) elective credit.

Class Resources
Sports Medicine Brochure