In partnership with San Diego State University and the San Diego Gulls Hockey Club, the SUHSD CTE students attended the seminars on January 14th, 2017 at SDSU and February 4th, 2017 at Valley View Casino Center with the San Diego Gulls.

The seminars focused on introducing the field of sports medicine to high school students through training by local physicians, nurses, certified athletic trainers, EMTs, and physical therapists. Students will also participate in lab scenarios designed by nationally recognized certified athletic trainers and medical staff.

The January seminar included a tour of SDSU’s athletic training room and physical therapy facilities, and concluded with a men’s SDSU basketball game against Utah State at Viejas arena.

The February seminar included a puck shoot out on the ice, photo op with Gulliver and the Gull’s girls and concluded with a San Diego gulls game against division rival Ontario reign at Valley View Casino Center.


Purpose: The HSSMS is dedicated to introducing the field of sports medicine to high school students by teaching the students in a fun environment, including lectures by sports medicine professionals, and participating in real life lab scenarios.

 The HSSMS will include presentations and training by local physicians, certified athletic trainers, physical therapists and medical experts who will discuss sports related injuries, issues and treatment. Students will have the opportunity to participate in lab scenarios designed and overseen by nationally recognized Certified Athletic Trainers and medical staff.

Audience: All SUHSD CTE Medical Pathways Sports Medicine high school students, teachers, and athletic trainers are invited to participate.

Lab Scenarios:

Station 1 – Concussion Evaluation & Baseline Testing 

Station 2 – Anatomy Lesson (Stickers)

Station 3 – Careers in Sports Medicine (Panel Discussion) 

Station 4 – Emergency Response & Sideline Awareness (Spine Boarding)

Station 6 – AED & CPR Education

Station 7 – Bracing & Durable Medical Equipment

Station 8 – Ankle Tape Race 

Bracing & DME Lab Station - SDSU

The Southwest Sports Wellness Foundation hosted two high school sports medicine seminars (HSSMS) to train in injury prevention to Sweetwater Union High School students enrolled in the Career Technical Education Sports Medicine Medical Pathways courses.

Programs - HSSMS

Careers in Sports Medicine Panel Discussion - SDSU


Anatomy Sticker Lesson Lab Station - GULLS

AED & CPR Lab Station - SDSU

Anatomy Sticker Lesson Lab Station - SDSU

Tour of Aztec Training Room - SDSU

Viejas Arena before SDSU's basketball game 

Tour of Aztec Training Room - SDSU

Chula Vista Sports Medicine Students - SDSU

Spine Boarding Lab Station - SDSU

Ankle Tape Race Lab Station - SDSU

Bracing & Durbale Medical Equipment Lab Station - GULLS

Puck Shoot Out on Ice - GULLS