About the Sports Med Club
Click on Link for the contract which must be signed by parent and student to join the club:Fall Meeting schedule 2018 click on to see meeting scheduleIn order to receive credit for participation in the club you must attend 7 out of 10 meetings:
o Observations hours can be performed (which count as school community service hours, NOT COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS FOR NATIONAL HONOR SOCIETY) in the Roxbury High School athletic training room.
o Examples of topics reviewed during observations in the high school athletic training room will be:
§ Basic first aid principles
§ Taping and padding techniques and equipment fitting
§ Injury evaluation and rehabilitation techniques
§ *at no time will a student be able to treat an athlete*
7:0 On select nights in the fall and spring sports seasons
o Held in the athletic training room or otherwise noted
o Various topics in the field of sports medicine will be discussed
o Other allied professions such as physical, occupational and massage therapies, chiropractic medicine, podiatry and orthopedics may be discussed
o Guest speakers
· $20 fee to join the club:
o Includes a t-shirt
o Fee includes expenses for field trips and/or activities
§ In the past the club has gone to Newark Hospital-trauma unit, Rutgers University’s athletic training facilities, and Seton Hall’s University athletic training facilities.
· Student and parent/guardian must sign a contract stating that the student will abide by the rules of the club or they will not receive credit for participation.