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Education

Our Sports Medicine Education Program encompasses the following:

  • Concussion Management: Our Athletic Trainers educate athletes, parents, coaches, officials and physicians about the Ohio “Return to Play” Law. Concussion training, safety and awareness requirements are included.
  • Sportsmetrics ACL Injury Prevention: Focusing on middle to high school age students, our certified Sportsmetrics trainers work with young athletes to develop ACL strengthening and injury prevention strategies.  


     
  • Shoulder Injury Prevention: To help high school athletes strengthen and prevent common injuries to the shoulder and elbow. This program can be tailored for baseball, softball, tennis, volleyball or swimming.
  • CPR Certification Training
  • Pupil Activity Validation (PAV) Certification Training
    The Ohio Department of Education requires all individuals who supervise, direct or coach a student activity program to have a Pupil Activity Validation (PAV) certificate.  The Ohio Valley PAV certification course provides instruction in assessing life threatening and non-life threatening injuries, as well as basic injury management and prevention strategies. The course also covers a variety of other health and safety issues that can arise when supervising and working with student athletes. The Ohio High School Athletic Association requires this certificate for all of its coaches in Ohio.
  • College Student Preceptor Program
    Long and short term internship/field experience opportunities for college students
  • High School Student Preceptor Program
    Long and short term internship/field experience opportunities for high school students interested in pursuing  a career in Athletic Training