Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries (#1502490) 

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Course Standards

Name Description
PE.912.C.2.7: Evaluate the effectiveness of specific warm-up and cool-down activities.
PE.912.C.2.8: Differentiate between the three different types of heat illnesses associated with fluid loss.
The three types of heat illnesses are heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
PE.912.C.2.9: Explain the precautions to be taken when exercising in extreme weather and/or environmental conditions.
Some examples of precautions are hydration and appropriate attire.
PE.912.C.2.10: Analyze long-term benefits of regularly participating in physical activity.
PE.912.C.2.11: Explain how each of the health-related components of fitness are improved through the application of training principles.
The health-related components of fitness are cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength, muscular endurance, flexibility and body composition.
PE.912.C.2.17: Assess physiological effects of exercise during and after physical activity.
Some examples are breathing, resting heart rate and blood pressure.
PE.912.C.2.23: Apply appropriate technology and analyze data to evaluate, monitor and/or improve performance.
PE.912.C.2.25: Analyze and evaluate the risks, safety procedures, rules and equipment associated with specific course activities.
PE.912.C.2.26: Evaluate skill patterns of self and/or partner by detecting and correcting mechanical errors.
PE.912.L.3.6: Identify risks and safety factors that may affect physical activity throughout life.
PE.912.L.4.6: Identify health-related problems associated with low levels of cardiorespiratory endurance, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility and body composition.
PE.912.M.1.14: Utilize technology to assess, enhance and maintain health and skill-related fitness levels.
Some examples of technology are Excel spreadsheets or web based programs to chart or log activities, heart rate monitors, videotapes or digital cameras.
PE.912.M.1.16: Apply the principles of training and conditioning to accommodate individual needs and strengths.
Some examples of training principles are overload, specificity and progression.
PE.912.M.1.17: Demonstrate basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) procedures.
PE.912.M.1.34: Demonstrate use of the mechanical principles as they apply to specific course activities.
Some examples are balance, force and leverage.
PE.912.M.1.35: Select proper equipment and apply all appropriate safety procedures necessary for participation.
PE.912.R.5.4: Maintain appropriate personal, social and ethical behavior while participating in a variety of physical activities.
Some examples are respecting teammates, opponents and officials, and accepting both victory and defeat.
PE.912.R.5.5: Demonstrate appropriate etiquette, care of equipment, respect for facilities and safe behaviors while participating in a variety of physical activities.
PE.912.R.6.3: Analyze the roles of games, sports and/or physical activities in other cultures.
LAFS.1112.RST.2.4: Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11–12 texts and topics.
LAFS.910.L.3.4: Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grades 9–10 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of strategies.
  1. Use context (e.g., the overall meaning of a sentence, paragraph, or text; a word’s position or function in a sentence) as a clue to the meaning of a word or phrase.
  2. Identify and correctly use patterns of word changes that indicate different meanings or parts of speech (e.g., analyze, analysis, analytical; advocate, advocacy).
  3. Consult general and specialized reference materials (e.g., dictionaries, glossaries, thesauruses), both print and digital, to find the pronunciation of a word or determine or clarify its precise meaning, its part of speech, or its etymology.
  4. Verify the preliminary determination of the meaning of a word or phrase (e.g., by checking the inferred meaning in context or in a dictionary).
LAFS.910.WHST.2.6: Use technology, including the Internet, to produce, publish, and update individual or shared writing products, taking advantage of technology’s capacity to link to other information and to display information flexibly and dynamically.
MAFS.912.S-ID.1.2: Use statistics appropriate to the shape of the data distribution to compare center (median, mean) and spread (interquartile range, standard deviation) of two or more different data sets.
In grades 6 – 8, students describe center and spread in a data distribution. Here they choose a summary statistic appropriate to the characteristics of the data distribution, such as the shape of the distribution or the existence of extreme data points.
MAFS.912.S-MD.2.7: Analyze decisions and strategies using probability concepts (e.g., product testing, medical testing, pulling a hockey goalie at the end of a game).
ELD.K12.ELL.SI.1: English language learners communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting.

General Course Information and Notes


English Language Development ELD Standards Special Notes Section:
Teachers are required to provide listening, speaking, reading and writing instruction that allows English language learners (ELL) to communicate for social and instructional purposes within the school setting. For the given level of English language proficiency and with visual, graphic, or interactive support, students will interact with grade level words, expressions, sentences and discourse to process or produce language necessary for academic success. The ELD standard should specify a relevant content area concept or topic of study chosen by curriculum developers and teachers which maximizes an ELL’s need for communication and social skills. To access an ELL supporting document which delineates performance definitions and descriptors, please click on the following link:


As well as any certification requirements listed on the course description, the following qualifications may also be acceptable for the course:

Any field (any coverage, degreed or non-degreed) with Athletic Trainer licensure.


Licensed Athletic Trainer.

General Information

Course Number: 1502490 Course Path: Section: Grades PreK to 12 Education Courses > Grade Group: Grades 9 to 12 and Adult Education Courses > Subject: Physical Education > SubSubject: Individual and Dual >
Abbreviated Title: CARE/PREV OF ATH INJ
Number of Credits: Half credit (.5)
Course Attributes:
  • Florida Standards Course
Course Type: Core Academic Course Course Level: 2
Course Status: Course Approved
Grade Level(s): 9,10,11,12
Graduation Requirement: Physical Education

Educator Certifications

Health (Elementary and Secondary Grades K-12)
Health Education (Secondary Grades 7-12)
Physical Education (Grades 6-12)
Physical Education (Elementary and Secondary Grades K-12)

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