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4300 E. Sunrise Drive, Tucson Arizona 85718
Phone number: 520-209-8300 | Fax: 520-209-8520
Attendance Line: 520-209-8318
School Hours: 8:35am-3:25pm
Counseling Office 520-209-8305
Health Office: 520-209-8304
Athletics Office: 520-209-8412
Registrar: 520-209-8385
School Code: 030476

Ms. Jody Brase

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Catalina Foothills High School

Career and Technical Education Courses

Sports Medicine

Program Description

The Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services program is designed to prepare high school students with foundational knowledge and the technical skills needed to help them pursue a profession in the field of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services and/or preparing them to transition into a medical postsecondary program.

Student Organization

Sports Medicine students are encouraged to join this CTSO

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Industry Certification

CPR and First Aid


Course Sequence (2 to 3 Years)

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation 1: Anatomy and Physiology

Grade 10|11|12

Anatomy & Physiology is designed to introduce students to the basics of anatomy and physiology, CPR, first aid, types and prevention of sports-related injuries, and rehabilitation. The structures and functions of the major body systems will be explored from a subcellular level to a multi-cellular organism level.

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation 2

Grade 11|12

Sports Medicine 2 offers students a greater understanding of science and the structure and function of the human body as it relates to injury and illness. The course emphasizes health concepts familiar to medical careers such as anatomy, physiology, and kinesiology. The main topics of study include recognition of injury, prevention of injury, treatment, injury assessment, evaluation of injury, rehabilitation, emergency care, nutrition, first aid, and CPR.

Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation 3

Grade 12

Sports Medicine 3 is designed to prepare students for employment in health care, as well as post-secondary academic endeavors. This course has an emphasis on the totality of injury management including: pathology, immediate management, diagnostic imaging, definitive and differential diagnosis, medical management, surgical intervention, post-injury and/or post-surgical management.

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College Options

University of Arizona

Best Pre-Med Colleges - Princeton Review

Employment Outlook:

Pursuing a Business Degree in College leads to the following jobs:

Athletic Trainer $43,290 annual (

    An athletic trainer typically needs to:

    • have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • have a bachelor’s degree

    Major employers:

    • Colleges and universities
    • Gyms and athletic clubs
    • Elementary and secondary schools

Exercise Physiologists $52,870 per year

About 52% of exercise physiologists are self-employed.

  • have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • have at least a bachelor's degree in exercise physiology or a related field

Major employers:

  • Hospitals
  • Health care services
  • Nursing and residential care facilities

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