Courses of Study: Health Science


Health Science, Grade 10 - 12, Sports Medicine, 2009

1.) Identify roles and responsibilities of sports medicine professionals.

2.) Describe the structure and function of the human body systems as they relate to sports medicine.

3.) Utilize effective communication skills needed in sports medicine.

•  Documenting injury summaries using medical terminology
4.) Demonstrate workplace readiness skills in sports medicine.

Examples: regular attendance, efficient time management, adherence to dress code

5.) Demonstrate safety skills needed in sports medicine, including preventing injuries and illnesses.

6.) Describe legal and ethical responsibilities required in sports medicine.

7.) Utilize dietary guidelines including the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) to plan menus that meet various nutritional needs of the athlete.

8.) Describe technical skills needed in sports medicine.

Examples: taping, strengthening

9.) Utilize technology needed in sports medicine.

Examples: Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulator (TENS)

10.) Write an emergency plan for handling a catastrophic injury or death in the athletic environment.