Skyline 3

Learning Recommendations:  Successful completion of IN500A/B - Introduction to Sports Medicine

General Description: This course builds on Introduction to Sports Medicine as students gain a greater understanding of the structure and function of the human body as it relates to rehabilitation of injury and illness. Students integrate science, physical skill, clinical experience, and job readiness skills. The skills learned can be applied to everyday life scenarios that will follow students throughout their lives. The standards for this course are based on the National Athletic Trainers’ Association’s six domains of responsibility/education, the Washington State Science EALR’s and the Career and Technical Education Therapeutic and Sports Medicine competencies strands.Students enrolling in Advanced Sports Medicine: Rehabilitation are automatically enrolled in Advanced Sports Medicine: Internship during which students will act as student aides, putting their sports medicine skills learned in the classroom to work for Skyline athletes under the supervision of our Certified Athletic Trainer. Please see the IN511A/B - Advanced Sports Medicine: Internship course description for further details.


  • Anatomy, physiology, kinesiology for each region of the body covered (i.e. ankle, knee, shoulder, abdomen, etc)
  • Rehabilitation techniques to recover from injury
  • Basic Injury identification
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Concussion Protocols
  • Preventative techniques such as taping, wrapping and safety precautions

Strategies:  Students learn through a combination of:

  • 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: Students who complete this course may qualify for college credit at various community and technical college programs. For more information, please visit the CTE Dual Credit page.

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