Sports Therapy and Exercise Science has evolved from an art form to a genuine science through the advent of technology and innovation. Practitioners were once considered merely highly manipulatively skilled individuals. Today their skills and knowledge go well beyond those boundaries to include numerous segments within the career pathway.
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:
Related Occupations and Earnings
Practitioners have numerous subcategories of employment opportunities. The salary ranges from $40,000 to $100,000 dollars per year. career paths include, athletic trainer (AT) Physicists therapist assistant (PTA)
Mr. Erkel – STES Instructor
Phone Number – 724-925-3532 x. 1330 & 1329
Office Hours: 7:15am to 7:45am
10:45am to 10:55am
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Please leave a voicemail message outside of these times.
Algebra I & II
College Prep English I-IV
College Prep Math (Recommended)
Industry & Skills Certifications:
Current: Heart Saver
Future: National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Certification
Reading & Interpreting
Work uniform (polo shirt, khakis)
White work shoes
Crew length white socks
Watch with sweep hands
Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletics Training and Fitness Instruction