# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Sports Medicine II Task 1276117528

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Research various sports medicine-related professions.


Research should include

  • exploration of a variety of healthcare professions related to sports medicine
  • defining duties, specialties, educational requirements, prerequisites, salaries, career ladder, personal qualities needed, licensing/certification, work environment
  • ways to increase one’s marketability.

Example professions might include athletic trainer, personal fitness trainer, physician assistant, physical therapist, physician, exercise physiologist, nutritionist, massage therapist, and chiropractor.

Process/Skill Questions

  • How do duties, scope of practice, and specialties vary among different sports medicine professions?
  • How do salaries vary among different sports medicine professions?
  • How do educational requirements vary among different sports medicine professions?
  • How do licensure and certification requirements vary among different sports medicine professions?
  • How do personal qualities needed vary among different sports medicine professions?
  • How do work environment and career potential vary among different sports medicine professions?
  • How does employment marketability vary among different sports medicine professions?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.


The student will analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and organize information from a variety of credible resources to produce a research product.
  1. Frame, analyze, and synthesize information to solve problems, answer questions, and generate new knowledge.
  2. Analyze information gathered from diverse sources by identifying misconceptions, main and supporting ideas, conflicting information, point of view, or bias.
  3. Critically evaluate the accuracy, quality, and validity of the information.
  4. Cite sources for both quoted and paraphrased ideas using a standard method of documentation, such as that of the Modern Language Association (MLA) or the American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. Define the meaning and consequences of plagiarism and follow ethical and legal guidelines for gathering and using information.
  6. Demonstrate ethical use of the Internet.

Other Related Standards

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Teamwork Events


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