23210 - Sports Medicine I



This course is designed for students interested in the field of sports medicine. Students will study the basic concepts of evaluation, treatment and prevention of common sports-related injuries and conditions. Basic anatomy including the musculoskeletal, nervous, circulatory and respiratory system is also emphasized throughout the course. History, philosophy, and career opportunities, ethical and legal considerations, and the organization and administration of Sports Medicine programs will also be addressed. Students will also gain hands-on experience through various lab activities including emergency procedures, tissue healing, taping and bracing procedures. Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) standards will be an integral part of this class. Dual credit may be obtained from the Maricopa Community College system for this program at high schools offering this option. Successful completion of the program may qualify students to receive the Mastery of Subject Area Graduation Endorsement. Students are encouraged to work with their program teachers to determine eligibility. (Course name change to Sports Medicine I for 21-22 SY)

Credits: 1
1 Elective Credit
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