Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise.

There are two sides of the Sports Medicine realm. These are Performance Enhancement and the other is Injury Care & Management. Both of these realms enclose a wide range of fields and professions.

Performance enhancement consists of:

  • Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanics
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Coaching
  • Personal Fitness Training

Injury Care & Management consists of:

  • Practice of Medicine
  • Athletic Training
  • Sports Physical Therapy
  • Sports Massage Therapy
  • Sports Dentistry
  • Osteopathic Medicine
  • Orthotics/Prosthetics
  • Sports Chiropractic
  • Sports Podiatry

Chris Khal MA, ATC, CES
Kinesiology, Health, & Sports Medicine Instructor
Christopher.Khal@fresnocitycollege.edu
Office: Ratcliffe Stadium (RS114)
Office Phone: 559-443-8539

Ashley Watkins MS, ATC
Co-Head Athletic Trainer
Ashley.Watkins@fresnocitycollege.edu
Office: Gym G108
Office Phone: 559-443-8543

David Holford MA, ATC
Co-Head Athletic Trainer
David.Holford@fresnocitycollege.edu
Office: Ratcliffe Stadium (RS101)
Office Phone: 559-443-8537

 Andy Taylor MA, ATC, NREMT
Co-Head Athletic Trainer
James.A.Taylor@fresnocitycollege.edu
Office: Ratcliffe Stadium (RS101)
Office Phone: 559-443-8552

American Heart Association (AHA)

Fresno City College is a current Training Site for AHA and many of our courses offer students the option to acquire a certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association. 

National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM)

Fresno City College offers students education and training into becoming a Certified Personal Trainer. At the conclusion of the course, students have the option of taking the exam offered through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.

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