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Sports Medicine & Exercise Science

Technical Focus

  • Anatomy & Physiology

  • Biomechanics

  • CPR

  • AED & First Aid

  • Exercise Prescription

  • Fitness Assessment

  • Health & Physical Fitness

  • Injury Prevention

  • Injury Evaluation

  • Medical Terminology

  • Modalities

  • Rehabilitation/Treatment

  • Sport & Exercise Nutrition

  • Sports Psychology

  • Taping and Wrapping

  • Health and Wellness

  • Soft Skills

  • Communication

  • Employability Skills

  • Work-based Learning

  • Professionalism


Career Opportunities


Entry-Level Careers (with program completion)

  • Aerobics Instructor

  • Certified Personal Trainer

  • Fitness Trainer

  • Physical Therapy Technician

  • Home Health Aide

  • Military Careers

Technical Careers (Apprenticeship, Associate’s Degree, Advanced Certification, Experience, etc.)

  • Massage Therapist

  • Physical Therapy Aide

  • Certified Medical Assistant

  • Medical Billing and Coding

  • Surgical Technician

  • Phlebotomist

  • EMT/Paramedic

  • Dental Assistant

Professional Careers (Bachelor’s, Master’s, Ph.D., Specialized Training, Experience, etc.)

  • Athletic Coach

  • Chiropractor

  • Collegiate Athletic Department

  • Registered Dietician

  • Exercise Physiologist

  • Injury Specialist

  • Licensed Athletic Trainer (AT)

  • Occupational Therapist (DOT)

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

  • Physical Therapist (DPT)

  • Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)

  • Medical Doctor (MD)

  • Biomechanistic

  • Prosthetist

  • Physician Assistant

  • Recreational Therapist/Health Educator

  • Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Sports Journalist

  • Sports Nutritionist

  • Sports Psychologist 

  • Sports Management

  • Sports Marketing

  • Strength/Conditioning Specialist

Industry Credentials

  • Basic Life Support AHA-First Aid/CPR

  • Stop the Bleed- Bleeding Basic Course

  • Physical Therapy Technician


Meet The Instructor


Lauren Copen

Sports Medicine & Exercise Science Instructor
740.373.2766 x1180
Schoology Master Teacher
Resident Educator Mentor
Professional Credentials
Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
Boston University Masters of Science in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Training
Ohio University Career-Technical Teaching Certificate
The University of Rio Grande
Certified BLS Instructor, American Heart Association
BLS for HCP, American Heart Association
Heartsaver First Aid Certified, American Heart Association
Stop the Bleed Certified
Stop the Bleed Certified Instructor
Certified Athletic Trainer, NATABOC
Licensed Athletic Trainer, OTPTAT Board of Ohio
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association
Certified Fitness Trainer, International Sports Science Association
Certified TRX Instructor, Level 1
Certified Physical Therapy Technician, American Medical Certification Association
Certified Yoga Instructor-International Sports Science Association
Bloodborne Pathogens Certified
HIPAA Compliance Certification
Hobbies & Interesting Facts
Teach TRX Class in Belpre at Fitness with Phyllis
DYI Home Projects
Watching Sports
Cheering her Boys on in Sports
Cheering for the Marshall Baseball Team
Star Wars, Harry Potter and Marvel
Playing Cookie Jam
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