Exercise Therapy & Sports Science

NEW 2016-2017

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DCTS PROGRAM DESCRIPTION
This program provides both theoretical and clinical components designed to prepare students for post-secondary education and multiple career pathways in the following fields of study: sports medicine, athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise physiology, fitness training and nutrition.

CORE CURRICULUM
Legal and Ethical Issues, Communication, Infection Control, Disaster Preparedness, Emergency Care and First Aide, Human Needs and Development, Moving, Lifting, Positioning and Body Mechanics, Nutrition and Hydration, Basic Clinical Skills, Mental Health and Wellness, Rehabilitation and Restorative Care, Medical Terminology, Administrative Skills, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology, Mathematics in Rehabilitative Care, Concussion Management

 

Exercise Therapy & Sports Science

Instructor: TBD
Location: DCTS-Folcroft

Successful Students Need:

Reading comprehension; critical thinking; speaking; active listening; monitoring

Career Opportunities:

Sports Medicine Physician; Physical Therapist (Assistant; Aide); Occupational Therapist (Assistant; Aide) Athletic Trainer; Exercise Physiologists; Fitness Trainers & Instructors; Dietitians & Nutritionists

Certifications:

  • Personal Training Certification - National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM); First Aide
  • CPR
  • AED - BLS Healthcare Provider

Advanced Credits:

Alvernia University, Bucks County Community College, Gwynedd Mercy University Harcum College, Pennsylvania State University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Neumann University, Temple University, Thomas Jefferson University, Weidner University, West Chester University