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.