This is an academic option and requires hard work and application of skills in order to be successful. Students who are interested in Sports Medicine should be looking at core Science courses in order to have the required academic abilities to complete this program.
Sports Medicine 10 - 5 credits
This CTS course of study includes an extensive introduction to anatomy (bones, muscles and joints) and their relation to athletic injuries. In this course, students will learn the basics of anatomy, physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology, general nutrition, and basic athletic training procedures. Lab sessions cover training-room operations, taping and wrapping, athletic injury assessment, use of heat and cold modalities, recordkeeping. Students are also required to commit to a minimum of 10 hours of training time with the Forest Lawn School Teams. This program is a great introduction to any health care related field that students may be interested in.
Sports Medicine 20 - 5 credits
This CTS course includes the study of human physiology, athlete health and performance, and an introduction to injury rehabilitation. Recognition and treatment of injuries is the focus, by using student’s background in anatomy, and progressive teaching of more advanced taping and wrapping skills. Skills in this course build on those attained in Sports Medicine 10. Students learn rehabilitation strategies, indications and contraindications of modalities, nutrition, advanced First Aid, and others. At this level the students must commit to a minimum of 25 hours of training with the teams, this is mandatory to be in the program. At this level students will have to be recommended by the teacher to enroll in this course.
Prerequisite: Sports Med 10
Sports Medicine 30 - 5 credits
This is a CTS course designed for anyone with an interest in advanced anatomy and physiology, or those students interested in pursuing Kinesiology, Physiotherapy and other related medical fields. Grade 12 students will be the senior trainers for the school. This will require a commitment (minimum 100 hours) to train at least one team during their semester of study. The students will only be in class one day per week in J Block after school. The students will be taking an Enhanced First Aid course in the J Block period.
Prerequisite: Sports Med 20