WVC Sports Medicine
The mission of the WVC Athletic Training department is to provide medical services to all Knight student athletes. From illness to orthopedic injury, our certified athletic trainer is here to care for you. Certified athletic trainers are educated in prevention, recognition, rehabilitation and on-field management of athletic injuries.
The WVC Athletic department is located in Smith Gym on the Wenatchee campus.
Athletic Training Opportunities at WVC:
The WVC Athletic Training Center is looking for dedicated, trustworthy and responsible students to join the student athletic training team. Students will practice working with athletes in the training room. If interested, please contact the WVC Athletic Trainer at 509.682.6772.
Returning and New Student Athletes - 2015/2016
New student athletes: you are required to have a sports physical before you participate in any athletic activity. Download the WVC Medical History and Pre-Participation form below and take it with you to your sports physical. The completed form should be returned to the coach or WVC Athletic Office.
Returning student athletes: your are not required to have a sports physical, but you must complete the WVC Medical History Update Form below and return it to your coach or WVC Athletic Trainer before you compete in any athletic activity.
Sports Medicine Courses:
PEH 189 2 credits
Athletic Training Practicium I
Provides a practical application of athletic training knowledge and skills in the training room setting. Students serve as student athletic trainers for WVC men's and women's athletic teams. PEH 189 is intended for the first-year student athletic trainer and should be repeated three times for credit (fall, winter and spring quarters). Prerequisite: instructor permission only.
PEH 286 5 credits
Investigates the relationship between physical activity and physiological processes. Emphasis will be placed on the body's adaptation to strength training, cardiovascular endurance, and neurological adaptations.
PEH 287 5 credits
An introductory course to the field of athletic training. Will introduce prevention and care of athletic injuries and illnesses. Emphasis is placed on managing and preventing injuries common to an active lifestyle, including acute and overuse injuries.
PEH 288 5 credits
Study of the musculoskeletal structure of the living human body, bones and their articulation, segments and their movements, muscles and their attachments and actions, and systemic nerves and their innervations and function. Special emphasis is placed on musculoskeletal analysis of basic exercises and movement patterns.
PEH 289 2 credits
Athletic Training Practicum II
Provides a practical application of athletic training knowledge and skills in the training room setting. Students serve as student athletic trainers for WVC men's and women's athletic teams. Intended for the second-year student athletic trainer and should be repeated three times for credit (fall, winter and spring quarters). Prerequisite: instructor's permission only.
National Athletic Trainers' Association
Washington State Athletic Trainers' Association
Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges