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Exercise Science & Sports Technology

Under the guidance of professional staff, students will: 

  • Prepare students for sports medicine, health care, and kinesiology careers. 

  • Students will learn medical terminology, safety procedures, nutritional facts, first aid, CPR and basic anatomy, and kinesiology. 

  • They will learn theories of building exercise & rehabilitation programs, emergency care, injury recognition, and prevention, along with overall mental and physical health wellness.


                         


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Units of Study

  • Organizational and Professional Health and Wellbeing
  • Documentation, Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Emergency Care And Infection Control
  • Injury Prevention And Protection
  • Treatment, Rehabilitation, And Clinical Skills
  • Nutrition And Hydration
  • Exercise Science And Prescription
  • Human Development And Mental Health
  • Medical Terminology
  • Anatomy, Physiology, And Pathophysiology

Certifications

Exercise Science & Sports Technology students earn the following certifications in high school:

  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • AED, CPR, and First Aid
  • Personal Training Certification (ACSM)
  • CareerSafe OSHA Certification for Healthcare workers
  • Emergency Care and Safety Institute (ECSI) Certifications for Sports First Aid and Injury Prevention
  • HIPPA Alliance
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • ACSM Personal Trainers

Letters of Recommendation

Industry Salary Ranges

  • Fitness Trainer and Aerobic Instructor: $31,667 median salary
  • Physical Thereapy Technicians - $56,466
  • Coaches - $32,550 to $39,740 
  • Athletic Trainer - $52,043
  • Fitness Manager - $74,828

Career Opportunities

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Club Manager
  • Physical Therapy Technician
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Holistic Therapy
  • Registered Dietician
  • Occupational Therapy

Local Participation and OAC Members

  • Dennis Pfleiger -  President at Saint Luke's Quakertown
  • Chris Peduzzi - Sports Medicine Coordinator / Lead Athletic Trainer at Saint Luke's 
  • Scott Hegan - Assistant Principal at Pennridge High School
  • John Mishock - Owner at Mishock Physical Therapy & Associates
  • Jennifer Hopper - Owner and Personal Trainer/Forever FIT: Fitness Studio
  • Danielle Bodnar - Upper Bucks County Chamber of Commerce 
  • Keith Gray - Director of Sports Performance at Saint Luke's
  • Kathleen Fortier - Executive Director On the Move Physical Therapy & Assistant Professor oh Healthcare Management & Leadership at Arcadia University
  • Brian Gilbert - Director of Athletics at Palisades High School
  • Michael Zackon - Supervisor of Secondary Program at Quakertown High School
  • Jennifer Kukowski - Physical Education Department Chair at Palisades School District
  • Kristen Donze - Trainer at YMCA
  • Jessica Peterson - Operations Manager of PA CareerLink
  • Emily Fila - Athletic Director at Pennridge High School
  • Brian Cummings - Director of PA CareerLink
  • Stephanie Gehman - Director of Sports Medicine Programs at LVHN-Coordinated Health
  • Steven Hultgren - Director of Fitness & Sports Performance at LVHN-Coordinated Health

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Phone: 215-795-2911 x