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Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

Earn your associate degree in 15 months

Program Highlights:
  • Program is approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) *
  • 9-13% increase in jobs between 2014 and 2024 **
  • Learn about biomechanics, sports therapy, and therapeutic exercise
  • Use a wide variety of industry standard equipment

* School number SCH0063
** Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

Sports & Rehabilitation Therapy

For those looking for an exciting and fulfilling career in the field of sports, working with athletes, then this is the program for you. There are few programs in Southern California that offer the training we provide, as well as the numerous opportunities to practice sports massage techniques at sporting events throughout the metropolitan Los Angeles area.

The Sports Rehabilitation Therapy and Massage Therapy programs are approved by the California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC).

* CAMTC approved school numbers SCH0063 and SCH0064

In 2015, significant changes to the certification process for massage therapists were implemented, most notably the requirement to pass the Massage and Bodywork Licensing Examination (MBLEx). Fremont College has diligently stayed on top of these changes to assure that our students are fully prepared to pass the exam, acquire their certification and start their career upon graduation.

How To Become A Sports and Rehabilitation Therapist

  • Earn an associate's degree in Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy or related field
  • Obtain hands-on practice in sports massage techniques

If you would like to learn more about the sports therapy degree, please fill out the web form to receive a free information kit.

Are Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists in Demand?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of Fitness Trainer jobs is expected to increase from 9-13% from 2014 to 2024.

*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics – Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014

 

Possible Career Options After Fremont Degree

  • Certified (CMT) Massage Therapist
  • Sports Massage Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Therapeutic Massage Therapist
  • Medical Massage Therapist

Important Qualities of a Sports and Rehabilitation Therapist

Applied Knowledge

Sports Therapists need to be able to retain a wide range of anatomy and physiology knowledge. They must evaluate patients' symptoms, consult with healthcare professionals, and recommend and administer appropriate treatments.

Interpersonal Skills

Sports Therapists must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate well with others, including athletes, coaches, and physicians.

Detail-Oriented

Sports Therapists must be able to record detailed, accurate progress and ensure that patients are receiving the appropriate treatments.

Decision-Making Skills

Sports Therapists must be able to make decisions that could affect the health and or career of their clients.

What Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists do?

  • Recognize: Recognize and Evaluate Athlete Injuries
  • Perform:Perform rehabilitative work for injured athletes
  • Assist: Assist physical therapists with the implementation of injury and illness prevention programs.
  • Prepare: Work with doctors to prepare athletes to return to activity and avoid re-injury.
  • Conduct Conduct administrative tasks such as keeping records and writing reports on injuries and treatment programs.

Where Do Sports and Rehabilitation Therapists Work?

  • Colleges and Universities
  • Chiropractic & Physical Therapy Offices
  • Individual Athletes & Team Sports
  • Spectator Sports
  • Fitness and Recreational Centers
  • Offices of Physicians
  • Sports Injury Clinics

Fremont Difference

Our Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy program is unique because there are few programs in Southern California that offer the same type of training. If your dream is to work with athletes by providing sports and rehabilitation therapy, then our sports therapy degree program is perfect for you. Our students and graduates appreciate the fact that the program provides numerous opportunities to practice sports massage techniques at sporting events throughout Southern California. If you like what you’ve read so far, continue reading to learn more about the benefits of enrolling in the Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy program at Fremont Career School.

Accelerated degree program

The Sports and Rehabilitation Therapy program at Fremont College can be completed in just 15 months.

Flexible scheduling

Day and evening course schedules to fit your life.

Student collaboration

Students work together to complete assignments.

Career services

Assistance with career advice and resources to help graduates find a job in their field.

Hands-on training

Students have plenty of opportunities to practice their sports massage techniques at popular sporting events, including: USA Track & Field Nationals, Disney Half-Marathon, Kobe Bryant Basketball Camp, LA County Marathon, Foot Locker Cross Country Competition, and Mt. SAC Cross-Country Invitational.

Small class sizes

Allows for one-on-one interaction with instructors.

Peer tutoring

Receive one-on-one help from a peer tutor at no cost.

In-depth anatomy instruction

Students not only learn a wide range of sports therapy techniques, they also receive in-depth anatomy and physiology training.

Mentoring from expert instructors

Industry skills and work experience enhance the classroom learning experience.

Training in modern computer classrooms

Simulate real work experiences with hands-on training.

Essential Courses

  • Anatomy and Physiology - Systems of the Body
  • Massage Therapy Techniques
  • Swedish Massage Techniques
  • Somatic Tissues and Biomechanics
  • Deep Tissue and Neuromuscular Therapy
  • Personal Training
  • Sports and Specialized Massage
  • Eastern Theory and Practice
  • Therapeutic Exercise & Procedures
  • Advanced Biomechanics and Assessment
  • Applications of Sports Therapy
  • Business, Ethics and MBLEx Prep

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