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Mission Statement

​The Sports Medicine Courses combined with College of the Sequoias will educate, advance, and improve the student interest in Sports Medicine, in all of its phases and promote a better understanding and working relationship among those associated with the challenges of Sports Medicine.

The term “Sports Medicine” is generic, one that encompasses many different areas of sports related to both performance and injury. Among the areas of specialization with sports medicine are physical therapy, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sports physiology, sports nutrition, and athletic training.

Here at COS the emphasis is placed upon athletic training. In this area students will encounter prevention, management, treatment, rehabilitation, and health related topic to fitness. These areas of concern necessitate that the student be knowledgeable and possess skills to implement the directives of the instructor.




Student Learning Outcomes (SLO’s)

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  1. Explain, interpret, and relate anatomical, physiological, and biochemical systems to sports and physical activities.
  2. Plan, implement, and assess appropriate injury care and management procedures.
  3. Evaluate and plan performance enhancement methods to improve physical function and condition.​
Areas of specialization under the sports medicine “umbrella”

Injury Care & Management:

Performance Enhancement:


​Practice of Medicine

Exercise Physiology​​

​Athletic Training


​Sports Physical Therapy

​Sports Psychology​

​Sports Massage Therapy

Sports Nutrition​

​Sports Dentistry

​​Strength & Conditioning

​Osteopathic Medicine


​Orthotist / Prosthetist

​Personal Fitness Trainers

Sports Chiropractic​

Sports Podiatry​

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Last Updated: 3/11/2013 2:45 PM