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Sports Technology & Exercise Science

SPORTS TECHNOLOGY & EXERCISE SCIENCE
Do you enjoy physical activity and helping others?  Can you see yourself being a personal trainer, athletic trainer or physical therapist?  Learn the basic skills associated with athletic health care, basic anatomy and physiology.  Tape, wrap and brace athletic injuries.  Understand the proper ways to use heat and ice.  Chart vital signs such as blood pressure, pulse, temperature, and pain.

Expectations of students in the program: 

  •     Be a good role model throughout the school
  •     Practice safe habits at all times
  •     Demonstrate self-discipline
  •     Display a positive attitude and give your best effort
  •     Be a team player

Certifications

  • Pennsylvania Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • Heart Saver AED
  • Heart Saver CPR
  • Heart Saver First Aid

 

What will I learn? 

Students will master competencies in the Sports Tech curriculum which will include:

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Fitness Testing
  • Nutrition Design
  • Exercise Design
  • Weight Management
  • Injury Recognition & Prevention
  • Safety Practices
  • Rehabilitation Techniques

 

   Potential Career Opportunities:

Sports Tech

Post-Secondary Education:

There are several programs that can provide you with ways to earn a college degree in less time and for less money.  One way is through SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready.  These are free college credits earned while at York Tech.  These are called articulated credits and these can save you time and money.  Please click below to see the credits you are eligible to earn through this program.

No SOAR credits available for this program at this time.


Uniform:

Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform.   Please click below for information regarding your technical uniform.

Please click here for technical uniform

 

Contact the Instructor:

Dr. Garry Himes