Exercise Science & Sports Medicine

Click here for online application for School Year 2020-21

Exercise Science work out

• Explore a wide range of exercise science, fitness and
 physical therapy careers in a new state of the art 
 lab and sports complex

• Work with professionals to gain experience in
 sports medicine, exercise science, athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy and therapeutic exercise

• Prevent and heal injuries using techniques based on anatomy & physiology principles

Click here for online application for School Year 2020-21

Career opportunities upon graduation:
• Physical/Occupational Therapy Aide
• Group Fitness Instructor
• Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer
• Fitness Center Worker
• Health Spa Worker
• Physical Therapy  Aide
• Long-term Care Facility Worker with additional training/education:
• Athletic Trainier
• Occupational Therapist/Assistant
• Physical Therapist/Assistant
• Strength Conditioning Coach
• Exercise Science Researcher
• Sports Physiologist

 TYPICAL WAGES:
• $35,000 to $100,000 depending on training and degrees

Career certifications you can earn:
(*Earn up to 20 Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Credential Points toward Graduation during your junior/senior years)

• Group Fitness Instructor (*3 points)
• Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer (*3 points)
• OSHA 10 (*1 point)
• Microsoft Office Word (*3 points)
• Microsoft Office Excel (*3 points)
• Microsoft Office PowerPoint (*3 points)
• Microsoft Office Outlook (*3 points(
• First Aid/CPR (1 point)

To be successful in this field, students must be able to:

• Be able to perform physical requirements of health
 lifting, bending, standing, push/pull up to 50 pounds)
• Have good communications skills—written & verbal
• Be able to follow instructions safely and accurately
• Comprehend units of measure
• Use math as a means of problem solving
• Have good hand/eye coordination
• Be able to work independently and in teams
• Follow confidentiality guidelines used in the profession

Tri-Rivers Career Center  affirms that equal opportunities are offered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, military status, national origin, disability, age, and ancestry of person.

Trainer holding a woman in the leg exercise by Sid-ups.

 

For Information Contact:
Instructor Angela Kaffen

Email
740-389-8516