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Athletic Trainer/ Sports Medicine Teacher

Ms. Shelton

Google Voice: (505) 393-1243

Email: Tiffany.Shelton@aps.edu

Office Extension: 54255

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Course catalog descriptions

Sports Medicine I 90700 GRADES 10-12, Course Credit: 1.0 Lab Fees: $25.00 per year.

Description: Sports Medicine I is recommended for the student who is considering a career in the health- or medicine-related field. The student examines anatomical and physiological systems of the human body and how they relate to physical activity. Special attention is given to the following topics: skeletal, muscular, respiratory, and nervous systems; the prevention, cause/effect, treatment, and reconditioning of athletic injuries; emergency care and first aid; and athletic training. Literacy strategies are integrated throughout the curriculum. A minimum of 10 observation hours are required for this course.

Sports Medicine II 90701 GRADE 11-12 Course Credit: 1.0 Prerequisite: Successful Completion of Sports Medicine I Lab Fees: $25.00 per year

Description: Sports Medicine II builds on Sports Medicine I and is recommended for the student who is serious about health- or medical-related careers. The student acquires knowledge of sport-related injury recognition and prevention; emergency care and first aid; and rehabilitation. Special emphasis is placed on musculoskeletal, cardiorespiratory, and neuromuscular body systems as well as evaluation techniques and disposition of athletic injuries. Literacy strategies are integrated throughout the curriculum. A minimum of 15 observation hours are required for this course.

Sports Medicine III 90702 GRADE 12 Course Credit: 1.0 Prerequisite: Successful Completion of Sports Medicine II Lab Fees: $25.00 per year.

Description: Sports Medicine III is recommended for the student with a strong desire to investigate a medical-related field. The student investigates sports-related injuries in the areas of recognition and prevention; evaluation; first aid and emergency care; and rehabilitation. Other topics of special emphasis, but not limited to, are body systems, exercise physiology, kinesiology and conditioning, and epidemiology. Literacy strategies are integrated throughout the curriculum. A minimum of 20 observation hours are required for this course.