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Sports and Exercise Therapy

Sports and Exercise Therapy lab Are you interested in health, nutrition and wellness? Do you want to be a personal trainer or explore the field of sports medicine? Don’t just sit there! Get active and sign up for the two-year Sports and Exercise Therapy program. The lab portion of the program is held at the Greentree Health Science Academy, located on the Atrium Medical Center Campus in Middletown. Students will be transported from WCCC to attend lab and then back to WCCC for academic classes. Students accepted into the program have the opportunity to earn dual high school and college credits and scholarship opportunities upon successful completion of course requirements. Students will participate in job shadowing at area health and sports facilities and work as a team to compete in SkillsUSA events.

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Sports Management/Marketing
  • Recreation Program Instructor/Director
  • Fitness Equipment Sales
  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Pediatric Fitness Specialist
  • Exercise Physiologist
Careers noted require additional education

Skills Gained:
  • Health appraisal and Fitness Testing
  • Exercise programming
  • Nutrition and Weight Management
  • Injury Recognition and Prevention
  • Rehabilitation and Treatment
  • Education and Counseling
  • Health and Wellness
  • Human Growth & Development
  • Human Anatomy
  • Biomechanics
  • Sports Injuries
  • Taping and Wrapping Methods used in Injury Prevention

Certifications, College Credit

This College Tech Prep program offers up to 19 (5 articulated and 14 proficient) college credits at Sinclair Community College and a $3,000 Miami Valley Tech Prep Scholarship to Sinclair. Miami University is in partnership with this program to provide higher education opportunities. Students have the opportunity to become certified in First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation, AMCA Physical Therapy Aide certification (American Medical Certification Association), OSHA 10-hour general industry for Healthcare certification and the opportunity to sit for the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) certification exam.

Internships & Job Placement
Students will observe and participate in a clinical setting in both the junior and senior year of high school at area healthcare and fitness facilities.

Career Technical Student Organization:
Students participate in HOSA-Future Health Professionals, and organization that develops leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program. All students also have the opportunity to participate in the Tech Prep Showcase through the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium.

For more information, contact instructor Kristin Wineberg at 513-933-3960 or [email protected]

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