Exercise Science & Sports Rehabilitation

Exercise Science & Sports Rehabilitation

Site:  Brush High School
COLLEGE CREDITS - Tech Prep/CT2
Two-year program: grades 11-12

Do you strive to promote healthy living? Do you enjoy helping people meet their wellness and athletic performance goals? Do you like assisting others as they recuperate from an injury or illness? If you answered “yes” to one or more of these questions, you may be interested in the field of physical therapy and/or sports medicine.
    This health science program will help you learn the basics of preventing, diagnosing and treating injuries related to sports and/or science exercise. Exercise Science & Sports Rehabilitation also offers real work experience through shadowing and clinical hours in an approved healthcare facility. Students wishing to attend college will have a good foundation for a declared major in any health related field. Students may be required to join Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) student organization and may compete in local, regional, state & national activities. CPR certification applies to this program.
 
Instuctor: Mr Justin Murphy
murphyj@SEL.k12.oh.us
 
 
 
  • Education: Malone University-Bachelor degree/Exercise Science; Kent State University-Graduate Certificate(post-bachelors certificate)/Career-Technical Teacher Education.
  • Work Experience: Exercise Science Teacher (5 yrs); Health/Fitness Industry Experience - exercise physiology, strength & conditioning coaching, personal training..
  • Professional Certifications: Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).
  • Hobbies: Spending time with family, working out, reading.

ArcFit Wellness Center

Additional Information

Credits:  3 credits each year (2 Courses/yr-1.5 credits each)
 
PROGRAM CONTENT
The student will learn:
   • Functional Anatomy & Exercise Science
   • Health Evaluation & Fitness Testing  
   • Exercise Programming           
   • Nutrition & Weight Management
   • Injury Recognition & Prevention
   • Rehabilitation & Treatment Methods   
   • Education & Counseling  
   • Medical Terminology   
   • Infection Control & Risk Management
COURSES:
   • Health Science and Technology
   • Exercise and Athletic Training
   • Medical Terminology
   • Athletic Injuries and Prevention

POST SECONDARY ARTICULATION
•     Kent State University-up to 3 credits  
•     CT2 - up to 6 sem hrs/all OH
public colleges
CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE
•    AMCA Physical Therapy Aide Certification
•    ACSM Certified Professional Trainer

               
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Positions are available for qualified employees in:
    • Health centers
    • Hospitals
    • Nursing care facilities
    • Athletic organizations
    • As a certified personal trainer (upon obtaining certificate)
With further education:
    • Physical therapist / therapy assistant
    • Certified fitness / athletic trainer
    • Sports medicine physician
    • Radiology technician
    • Registered nurse (RN)
    • State Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA)
    • Emergency medical technician (EMT)/paramedic
    • Licensed practical nurse (LPN)
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