Exercise Science-Sports Medicine

Exercise Science-Sports Medicine


Mr. Sifferlin

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 330-830-3901 Ext: 51134

Education: Ohio State University-Bachelor of Arts in Education; Akron University-Masters of Education; Licensed Athletic Trainer and Certified CPR Instructor.

Work Experience: 12 Years teaching Exercise Science at Washington High School; 5 years as Athletic Trainer with the Cleveland Cavaliers; 9 years as Athletic Trainer for University of Akron.

Hobbies: Spending time with my 3 children and the outdoors.


Exercise Science is a multiple approach class in that students learn health-care skills, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, injury rehabilitation, ethics and professionalism, as well as writing activities that prepare students for a healthcare career. An outlier thinking is addressed daily with a multifaceted approach to skill acquisition.

Credentialing Opportunity: Physical Therapy Aide Certification (AMCA), EMT Basic Certification, CPR & First Aide Certification

College Credit Opportunities:

  • College Credit Plus: Bio Medical Terminology/ 3 Hours

  • CTAG State Articulation at any Ohio State Higher Ed Institution: Introduction to Exercise Science/3 Credits, Fitness and Health Foundations/3 Credits

  • Articulated Credit: University of Akron/4 Credits, Kent State/3 Credits, Aultman College/3.75 Credits 

Work Based Learning Opportunities: Shadowing Placement

Career Technical Student Organization: HOSA (Health Occupational Students of America)

Career Opportunities

  1. Physical Therapy

  2. Athletic Training

  3. Physical Therapy Assistant

  4. Occupational Therapy

  5. Dentistry

  6. Dental Assistant

  7. Vet tech

  8. Nutrition

  9. Physicians Assistant

  10. Physician

  11. Forensics

  12. Mortician Science

  13. Nursing

  14. Weight Coach

  15. Anesthesiology

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