Sports Medicine

   Sports Medicine is a one-year, lecture-laboratory science elective designed to provide a well-rounded and challenging academic experience for students interested in medicine, physical therapy, exercise science, athletic training, sports medicine, nursing, or any other related medical or paramedical field.  Throughout the year students participate in a detailed examination of the various kinesiological, anatomical, physiological, and biomechanical factors that influence the “human machine”.  Specifically, students will be exposed to the following units of study: 1) historical and organizational perspectives of sports medicine; 2) detailed anatomical and biomechanical study of each major body region, 3) physiological response of tissues to various types of stress; 4) specific medical conditions and injuries in sport; 5) scientific principles and techniques of injury prevention, evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation; and 6) exercise physiology and human performance. 

   Special Notes:  
   1.  This course has also been granted UC Elective designation and is within the ValleyROP program. 

   2.  Students have two (2) opportunities to earn up to 5.5 units of transferable college credit in this course 
        with both Reedley College and Fresno City College via dual enrollment.
            - Allied Health 100 (2.0 units) through Fresno City College  (fall semester)
            KINES:20 Athletic Training (4.0 units) through Reedley College (spring semester)*

* In order to become eligible to enroll in the KINES:20 course during the spring semester, students must earn a C or higher during the fall semester will be eligible to enroll in the KINES:20 Athletic Training course at Reedley College as part of their Dual Enrollment program to earn 3.5 transferable college credits. 

Calendar for Sports Medicine

Important Information

  • Web Site Info Sports Med Text website (14th ed)  Even though our textbook is the 15th edition, you may find the information and features of this site to be helpful.  The website associated ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2014, 6:31 PM by Kirby Kauk
  • Skills Lab Days As a rule, taping/bandaging labs and TESTS will take place on Wednesdays and/or Thursdays.  In the event we are testing that week, the skills lab will take place ...
    Posted Aug 5, 2014, 6:28 PM by Kirby Kauk
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