HPEDA Hosts Athletic Training Students from Osaka, Japan

Students get hands-on instruction from Cerritos College faculty

Japanese students learning taping techniqueTwenty-one students from Osaka, Japan, visited Cerritos College on September 22 and 23 to learn from the College's top-notch athletic training professors and to experience life at an American college. This marks the 13th year the College has welcomed students from Osaka Jikei College in the Sports Therapy Program to teach them about the College's offerings in Athletic Training Certification Program. The visiting students are majoring in athletic training and medical training. During their visit, the students received hands-on experience in taping techniques, first aid, and the latest trends in personal training.

Cerritos College students also welcomed the Osaka students with a few friendly rounds of basketball and soccer, and cheerleading. To end the week, the Osaka students visited the athletic training facilities and physical therapy clinic at California State University, Long Beach.