Sports Medicine (Ashland High School)

Program Information

Are you an Ashland High School student who is interested in sports and/or thinking of a possible career in the medical field?
Join the Sports Medicine program to explore a wide-range of careers while learning the importance of holistic wellness through proper nutrition and exercise. Learn how to use sports specific training, injury recognition, and physical therapy to prepare and rehabilitate the physically active.

Qualifying students in this program may receive certifications in First Aid, CPR, and AED, and curriculum in this program can lead to personal training licensing.  

Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit.
Program Information 

All classes are at Ashland High School.
Interested in learning more, visit with your AHS School Counselor.

Sports Science Program | ACWHCC

Tim Kernan

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Nutrition & wellness
  • Sports Injury Recognition and Rehabilitation
  • Strength Training
  • Musculoskeletal anatomy
  • Fitness Testing
  • Fitness Program Design

Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to work in a/an:

  • Sports medicine center
  • Physical therapy center
  • Health and wellness facility
  • Rehabilitation center
  • Nursing facility
  • Spa

With further training you can become a/an:

  • Athletic trainer
  • Physical or occupational therapist
  • Physical therapist assistant
  • Nutritionist
  • Massage therapist
  • Emergency Medication Technician
  • Paramedic
  • Pre-med pathway


SM Hosts Girls with Goggles
Several SM students volunteered their day-off to host pink-shirted sixth grade girls who chose to visit the SM program during the Girls with Goggles event.  Visitors learned the proper way to wrap an injury and played a body part ID game devised by SM students.    

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