Physical Education 615: Sports Medicine 1 Prevention & Care of Athletic Injuries

Course No: 7615
Subject: PE/Wellness, Science
Grade Level: 10, 11, 12
Course Length: Semester
Course Type: Elective
UC/CSU Subject Approval: D
Prerequisite: Wellness-9 or Instructor Approval

This course prepares students to become student trainers.  This is a lecture, reading, and activity course.  In Sports Medicine 1, students will learn the fundamentals of anatomy, prevention, care, treatment, taping, and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. Students are exposed to a variety of situations/scenarios aimed at achieving a basic knowledge of sports medicine through various “hands-on” activities.  Students are educated and evaluated on their performance through active participation, homework assignments, tests/quizzes, taping, and game day evaluation.

*This class will require 1-2 hours a week of practical work in the Training Room after school.

**This class will be offered pending staffing availability and adequate enrollment.