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Sports Medicine 1,2 (P) (8271, 8272)
Sports Medicine 3,4 (8273, 8274)
Sports Medicine Community Classroom 5,6 (8275, 8276)


Grade Range:
 11–12
 Prerequisites:
 Anatomy and Physiology for Health Careers 1,2 and Human Body Systems 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two to four semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts; community classroom sections may be repeated for credit
 UC subject area satisfied:
 g - College Preparatory Elective
Course Description:
 

This course serves as an advanced-level course for the Patient Care career pathway of the Health Science and Medical Technology industry sector of courses. Students in this course engage in an in-depth study of whole-body anatomy and physiology, and learn about the processes involved in the treatment, management and healing of injuries. Students are introduced to medical terminology, and evaluation techniques for common diseases and injuries, as well as strategies for rehabilitation and recovery. Numerous laboratory activities provide opportunities for student investigation and experimentation.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 Mader, Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology.
Prentice, Arnheimís Principles of Athletic Training: A Competency Approach, 12th ed., McGraw-Hill Higher Education, 2006.