Sports Medicine

Last Updated: 7/14/2020 12:48 PM

Program Description:

Welcome to the Sports Medicine Program.  The student experience at Tri-County Career Center is a unique combination of textbook learning and real world hands-on experiences.  We apply Science, Math and Communication Skills to career opportunities.Our approach to learning challenges students to obtain their very best potential.

The Sports Medicine & Exercise Scienceprep program is designed to prepare students for a career in health care, sports medicine, fitness, and other related fields. Students will get hands-on training in health and physical fitness that will provide them with a "jump start" for college or a field related career. This course features a college prep curriculum such as Anatomy and Physiology. Students will work on exercise prescription, fitness assessment, health, and physical fitness. Students will also study injury and disease, rehabilitation treatment, and sport and exercise nutrition.

Areas of Study:Box Jumps

  • Explore health science careers
  • Equipment Safety Standards
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Sports Medicine focused Anatomy and Physiology
  • Patient/client communication
  • Proper Exercise Techniques
  • Wide variety of training techniques
  • Assessment of 5 components of health
  • Exercise Programming
  • Functional training/movement
  • Analysis of injury and disease
  • Injury Prevention 

Certifications Earned:

  • First Aid 
  • OSHA  - 10 Hour Card
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (Upon passing exam)
  • AMCA Physical Therapy Aide

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Sports Management/Marketing
  • Recreation Program Instructor/Director
  • Fitness Equipment Sales
  • Physical Therapy Aide or Assistant
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Fitness Director
  • Group Fitness Instructor 

Instructor: Tim Luczkiw
740.753.3511 or 800.637.6508 

Fees and Recommended Tools

Required program fees may include workbook, technology fee, lab fee and dues for our professional organization. There will also be an optional Tri-County Career Center Sports Medicine Program polo if you choose to purchase this (approximate cost $20-$35). Students should also have a 3-ring binder and a notebook dedicated to this program.

Students should wear appropriate exercise/gym clothes for this program. This includes gym shorts, t-shirts with sleeves attached and comfortable gym shoes. It is very important for hygienic and safety reasons that students have appropriate attire. It may also be helpful to bring a change of clothes for your other classes for the day.

The following items are not required but will help you succeed in this program:

- Highlighters

- Pen/Pencils

- Tablet/Laptop

- Digital Wristwatch/Stop Watch

- Water Bottle

- Towel

- Personal Hygiene Items

Click here for the full list of program fees. For more information, please contact the Treasurer's Office at 740-753-3511.