Sports Medicine

RETURNING PATIENTS TO A HEALTHY LIFE

SUPPORTING ATHLETES TO PERFORM AT THEIR BEST

Can you see yourself on the sidelines watching the game, waiting for your call to duty to assist an in distress? This hands-on and interpersonal career can be a great fit for someone who enjoys and science.

Athletic Trainers and Physical Therapists’ main goal is to return injured patients to a healthy life. They perform physical examinations, design treatment plans, and provide hands-on therapy where appropriate. Patients are an active part of their healing. AT and PT will teach specific stretches and exercises to get the patient progressing and back in the action.

Employment in healthcare represent the largest growing sector in the US, adding more jobs than any other occupational group. Healthcare occupations are projected to grow 19 percent through 2024.

Explore Your Opportunities

• Winnebago High School
• High School Credit
• 2 Year Program
• Prerequisites: School Counselor Approval

Winnebago High School

Sports Medicine Year 1 & 2

Health Science Occupations Year 1
Topics to be covered:

• Healthcare industry careers and trends
• Occupational and educational opportunities
• Physical, emotional and attitude requirements

Sports Medicine Year 2
Topics to be covered:

  • Injury prevention and treatment
  • Taping, bandaging
  • Medical terminology
  • Measuring endurances