Instructor: Bridget Kreiter
This course introduces students to professions in Sports Medicine and Sports Management, including Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Personal Training, Coaching, Massage Therapy and the Fitness/Wellness industries. The instructor is an Illinois licensed Certified Athletic Trainer with over 16 years experience in the field. Students in this program are expected to participate in routine activities on a daily basis that involve physical movement and enhance health-related fitness. They will work cooperatively in groups demonstrating decision making, leadership skills and responsible behaviors. Students will learn how physical fitness and healthy living affect workplace performance and success. A "C" or higher in Biology or Bio-Med class at home school and a genuine interest in Science is recommended.
Sports Medicine/Management I: Primarily focuses on the anatomy of the skeletal and muscular systems, injuries to those structures, rehabilitation protocols, concussion recognition and management, as well as taping techniques. Sport Management topics are explored through several different projects. First year students are required to perform 15 hours of professional job shadowing outside of regular IVVC class time.
Sports Medicine/Management II: Students who meet all prerequisites may have an opportunity to participate in IVVC’s internship program. Second year students should have a strong desire to continue their education in this field after high school. Second year students are required to assist with first year students, as well as manage class work with their internship schedule. Students performing internships are also required to have their own transportation. (14062A001)
Mrs. Kreiter can be reached at (815) 786-9873, extension 227 or via e-mail at BKreiter@kidsroe.org.