# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117440

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Develop a safe strengthening program for healthy individuals.


Development should reflect appropriate safety precautions and an understanding of age, sport/activity, gender, overall condition and individual considerations. The strengthening program should include the following steps:

  • Assess current status.
  • Establish goals.
  • Develop a beginning exercise program.
  • Instruct in safe and appropriate technique.
  • Initiate progressive program.
  • Assess and modify program over time.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How is current strength status assessed?
  • What are the different types of strengthening goals?
  • How are appropriate strengthening goals determined for an individual?
  • What are the criteria for progression?
  • When is it appropriate/necessary to establish new goals?

Other Related Standards

HOSA Competitive Events

Health Science Events


Medical Spelling


Medical Terminology


Health Professions Events


Sports Medicine


Teamwork Events


Health Education


NASM-Certified Personal Trainer

Appendix E

  • Review fitness assessment considerations.
  • Review concepts for program design.
  • Describe hydration concepts.
  • Identify fitness technologies and trends.
  • Describe behavior change strategies for client results.
  • Describe exam taking best practices and preparation.

Chapter 14 Integrated Program Design and the Optimum Performance Training™ (OPT™) Model

  • Define and describe the acute training variables within the Optimum Performance Training (OPT™) model.
  • Describe the phases within the OPT model.
  • Design programs for each phase of training.