Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Sports Medicine is a program designed for students interested in health care fields such as athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, fitness, kinesiology, nutrition, personal training and other sports medicine related fields. The course includes class work and practical hands-on application in the following areas: prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of sports injuries, taping and wrapping of injuries, first aid/CPR, emergency procedures, nutrition, sports psychology, anatomy and physiology, and sports medicine careers. This program will include opportunities to earn industry certifications. Students are encouraged to include this course in part of the medical science career pathway at COT.


Athletic Training and Sports Medicine

Joe Davis

Joseph Davis

Athletic Training and Sports Medicine Instructor

Dr. Joe Davis is the Athletic Training and Sports Medicine instructor for Biddeford Regional Center of Technology. He has been a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) for over 25 years, and is licensed in the State of Maine. He has been a clinical educator for student athletic trainers at Penn State University, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of New England, and the University of Southern Maine. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Penn State University, a Master’s of Education from the University of Virginia, and a Doctor of Athletic Training from Temple University. He has provided injury prevention, evaluation, treatment and rehabilitation to athletes at many levels of athletics including NCAA Divisions I, II, and III, with the last 13 years caring for athletes as a high school athletic trainer in southern Maine. In his free time, he enjoys being outdoors doing anything with friends and family.