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This track within the IPHS major prepares you to enter graduate-level curricula in medical schools, physical therapy programs, athletic training programs and other fields related to orthopedics and sports-related injury, function and performance.
Coursework in sports medicine prepares you for a multitude of in-demand career options by exploring graduate-level research.
About the Concentration
Pre-sports medicine at Alma is a multidisciplinary track that gives you the opportunity to explore hands-on research while using cutting-edge technology. You’ll study physiology, biomechanics, anatomy, pathology and more.
The concentration within the IPHS major prepares you for a variety of professions in numerous settings, including high schools and colleges, professional organizations, communities, as well as hospitals and clinics.
With small class sizes and dedicated faculty, you’ll work closely with your advisor to be sure you’re properly prepared for post-undergraduate study.
Potential Sports Medicine Careers:
- Athletic Trainer
- Exercise Physiologist
- Physical Therapist
- Physician’s Assistant
- Sports Medicine Physician
Nicholas Arnold’s research at the Center for Muscle Biology in Kentucky focused on the role of circadian rhythms in muscle biology, or the daily cycle of processes that get booted up or shut down at day and night.