Fees: HOSA/WCTSMA dues of $15.00 HOSA/WCTSMA conference fee $TBD (typically $35-$200 depending on conference location)

Learning Recommendations: Successful completion of Sports Medicine 1 is required.

General Description: This is an extension of Sports Medicine 1. Specific course content includes the goals of therapeutic rehabilitation, therapeutic modalities, and nutritional guidelines for athletics, athletic training room/program design and more. Students enrolling in Sports Medicine II are required to enroll in the Sports Medicine Internship as well, during which students will act as student athletic trainers (SAT’s) for a particular sports team under the supervision of Skyline’s certified athletic trainer for a total of 180 hours. Students may compete at a state competition sponsored by Health Occupation Students of America (HOSAA) and the Washington Career & Technical Sports Medicine Association (WCTSMA). Scholarships are also available through these organizations for students interested in pursuing medical careers. The standards for this course are based on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s five domains of practice, the Washington State Science EALR’s and the Career and Technical Education Therapeutic and Sports Medicine competencies strands.

Content:

  • Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology for each region of the body covered (i.e. ankle, knee, shoulder, abdomen, etc)
  • Injuries that can occur in a given region
  • Signs and symptoms that may be present at the time of injury
  • Injury treatment
  • Preventative techniques such as taping, wrapping and safety precautions

Strategies:

  • Lecture/Discussion
  • Inquiry-based laboratory work
  • Critical thinking exercises
  • Multimedia offerings (Computer simulations, video features)
  • Demonstrations (teacher or student directed)
  • Student project and research
  • Athletic Training Room experience

Equipment to be provided by student:  None

Note: Completion of this course with a “B” or better could qualify students for college credit at various community/technical college programs in our area.