CTE Programs: Sports Medicine

The Sports Medicine program allows students like Monica Luna, 12, to gain experience aiding withstudent athletes during football games and practices.

Luna has developed skills and instincts that have helped her become a reliable resource for Downey athletes. “Do not press a bad situation; an example is if our tape isn’t good enough, trust aninstinct and don’t let the hurt person go out and play, even if they’re forcing,” Luna states.Having taken the courses from Sports Medicine 1 to Advanced Sports Medicine, Luna feels prepared andready to continue her studies to work in the field of athletic training and sports rehabilitation.