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Health Science Career Field
SPORTS MEDICINE EXERCISE SCIENCE
Prepare for a career helping people improve their athletic performance, recover from injury and prevent future injuries.
 Man Working Out  Woman Working Out  Weights  Excercising
Credits: 
Year One - 3.0 elective, 1.0 Anatomy/Physiology (required) 
(Anatomy/Physiology must be passed for promotion to Year Two.) 
Year Two - 4.0 elective
 
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • CPR
  • IC3 (Internet & Computing Core Certification) 
If you are interested in sports, exercise, conditioning, nutrition and fitness, this is for you! Our pathways can lead you to careers in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and more. This challenging program provides instruction into techniques approved by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association. It includes the development of a state-of-the-art fitness facility complete with diagnostic and therapeutic equipment. You work in exercise and sports environments with professional athletic trainers and learn how to prevent and heal injuries using advanced therapeutic techniques. Other programs in Health Science career field: Dental Assisting and Health Careers.
 
Instructor: Shawn Fahey
 
Special Requirments: Applicants must have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and "C" or better in Biology. 
 What skills will I learn? What types of equipment are used?
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology
  • Taking Vital Signs
  • Taping/Wrapping Skills
  • Medical Terminology
  • First Aid/CPR 
  • The latest therapeutic modalities
  • State-of-the-art exercise equipment
 WHERE DO YOU WANT TO GO?
 
Physical Therapist, Occupational Therapist, Dietitian/Sports Nutritionist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Massotherapist/Exercise Physiologist, Certified Athletic Trainer, Certified Personal Trainer 
 
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8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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