The Sports Medicine and Exercise Science Academy is located at Olathe North.

Who We Are

Combine your interest in Sports and Science through this award-winning hands-on curriculum.

  • Discover the science behind human movement and athletic performance
  • Develop skills to assist injured athletes
  • Explore a variety of Health Career Fields through coursework, shadowships, projects and internships
  • Mentor with a Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Assist in the assessment of athletic injuries on the field and in their rehabilitation in a well-equipped training facility
  • Learn to measure cardiovascular fitness on a treadmill with a VO2 Max Computer

What We Do

  • Have real world experience maintaining and working in a fully equipped Athletic Training Room and opportunities to research exercise in the Kinesiology Lab.
  • Have hands-on experiences including taping/wrapping for sports
  • injuries, first aid, emergency care, rehabilitation of injuries and use of therapeutic exercise/modalities
  • Earn opportunities for travel to competitions, exhibits and college visits
  • Gain clinical field experiences with industry professionals including but not limited to physical therapists, strength coaches, physical educators, nutritionist and paramedics
  • Have opportunity to earn five hours of college credit through EMR courses in addition to other AP or college-level courses
  • For more information: sportsmed@olatheschools.org or 913.780.7140