Athletic Training

Cortney Avery, Instructor
Central High School, East Campus

Placement Recommendations:
This class is open to all students at Central High School. Student must be in 11th or 12th grade and/or at least 16 years old. It is also recommended that the student have completed a Biology or Anatomy & Physiology course.

Course Description:
This course offers instruction and practice in the skills and techniques necessary for the prevention, care, and treatment of athletic injuries. Included will be terminology, anatomy and physiology, first aid/CPR certification, treatments and rehabilitation. Students will learn basic taping and wrapping techniques for injuries and will practice these forms of prevention and treatment methods in class project demonstrations, labs, and in a work setting. The class provides laboratory experiences and on-site experience at evaluating and understanding common athletic injuries. Students will work as Student Athletic Trainers in the Central High athletics department to gain additional skills and work experience.

Class Advisors

All ROP teachers are required to maintain a list of advisors. These advisors are community members that work in fields related to their class, and help to advise them of current trends in the industry.