Jena Ipockjipock@hilmar.k12.ca.us209-667-5903 ext. 4213
Class DescriptionThis 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 ResourcesSports Medicine Brochure
MERCED COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION
632 West 13th Street
Merced, CA 95341