In recent years, sports have become familiar to many people as a lifelong sport, not just for athletes. In this course, we will develop human resources who can contribute to the maintenance and promotion of health widely through sports.
This course not only cares for the athlete's body, but also supports the building of a healthy body for various people based on medical knowledge and exercise guidance, and develops human resources who contribute to society. From the time of enrollment, students will systematically plan their coursework towards their desired career path such as "teacher", "health exercise instructor" and "athletic trainer". In addition to learning basic sports medicine such as body structure, mechanism, and work, by gaining a lot of experience through exercises and practical training, you will acquire more practical learning skills.
In addition to learning about the basic roles and duties of teachers, this course provides a wide range of knowledge on basic body systems and motor functions, medical expertise, sports coaching techniques, and injury prevention and first aid, which are necessary for health and physical education teachers to safely pass on the excellence of sports to students and help them improve their skills.
■ Aiming school type / subject
Students can aim to obtain a license for junior high school / high school teacher (health and physical education) and nursing teacher. In addition to teaching methods for specialized subjects, students will deepen their understanding of the teaching profession itself and cultivate the abilities required as a teacher, such as how to interact with students, club activities, and class management.
Learn about the relationship between health and exercise, deepen awareness of the enjoyment of physical activity and the need for health and physical fitness, understand the basic body structure and diagnostic methods, and learn about in each field of sports injury and sports medicine.
■ What is a health exercise instructor?
Health exercise instructors certified by the Health and Physical Fitness Foundation, create programs and coordinate plans utilize their knowledge of sports medicine and work with health care professionals to maintain and improve their health in a safe and effective manner. It can be used in a wide range of fields such as exercise facilities, health centers and hospitals.
As a trainer to support the athlete, students will learn athletic rehabilitation for the athlete to recover from injury and to condition the athlete for better performance. In addition to acquiring knowledge and skills, we also provide guidance on how to communicate with an emphasis on etiquette, manners, and humanity, which are important when working with people of various generations as an athletic trainer.
■ What is an athletic trainer?
An athletic trainer certified by the Japan Sports Association provides athletes' conditioning, injury prevention, first aid, planning and guidance from injury to recovery, etc., based on their knowledge of medical science.
In addition to "teachers," "health exercise instructors," and "athletic trainers," it is possible to acquire various qualifications. The first step towards the future is to clarify your career goal and acquire the necessary qualifications to achieve it.