Students enrolled in the Sports Therapy and Exercise Science program will learn Safety, Legal and Ethical Issues related to Patient Care; Effective Oral and Written Communication; Infection Control; Emergency Care and First Aide; Moving, Lifting, Positioning, and Body Mechanics; Nutrition and Hydration; Basic Clinical skills; Mental Health and Wellness; Rehabilitation and Restorative Care; Medical Terminology; Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology.
Related Occupations and Earnings:
Practitioners have numerous subcategories of employment opportunities. The salary ranges from $40,000 to $100,000 dollars per year.
Colleges that are participating in this state-wide articulation: Saint Francis of Loretto, PA; Penn State; Alvernia University
60% Hands on Work 40% Theory
Algebra I and II, Geometry, College Prep Math (Recommended); College Prep English, I, II, III & IV; Biology, Chemistry, Physics; Civics, U.S./World History
*Industry & Skills Certifications:
Current: Heart Saver, CPR, AED
Future: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certification
Critical Thinking, Communication, Coordination, Manual Dexterity, Time Management, Reading & Interpreting, Controlled Precision.
Work uniform (polo shirt, khakis), White work shoes, Crew length white socks, Watch with sweep hands, Calculator
NASM Essentials of Personal Fitness Fourth Edition by Michael A. Clark, Brian G. Sutton, Scott C. Lucett
Central Westmoreland Career and Technology Center
Mr. Erkel – STES Instructor
Phone Number – 724-925-3532 x. 1327
Office Hours: 7:15am to 8:00am
11:45am to 12:00pm
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Please leave a voicemail message outside of these times.
* Cost, if applicable, may be the responsibility of the Student.