Health and PE Electives
Sports Injuries I
In this course, students will be introduced to the field of athletic training and sports medicine. Students will explore basic injury prevention, evaluation and treatment as well as taping procedures used in sports. Major areas of study include anatomy, kinesiology and an in-depth examination of the lower extremities.
Sports Injuries II
Prerequisite: Sports Injuries I
In this course, students will expand their study of injury evaluation and rehabilitation techniques used in sports medicine. The anatomy, function and related injuries of the upper extremities, thorax and abdomen, head, neck and spine will be explored. Other areas related to the field of sports medicine will be investigated such as substance abuse, sports psychology, nutritional practices and ethical issues.
Both of these courses are a semester in length and are open to students in grades 10-12.