Careers: Careers in Sports Medicine & Training, 1st Edition

  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1682179400
  • ISBN-13: 9781682179406
  • DDC: 617.102702
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released March 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Sports medicine and training careers give you the opportunity to work with a wide variety of individuals: amateur and professional athletes; individuals who are living a healthy life style; those who are recovering from accidents, injuries or surgeries. Students can look forward to working in a dynamic industry that offers satisfying careers in the areas of medicine, therapy, fitness, and training. Sports medicine and training opportunities might be found in hospitals and clinics, working with teams and athletes in educational settings, and as a consultant. This volume provides need-to-know information on various careers in the area of sports medicine and training, and provides detailed information on 24 different career paths, including: Conditioning coach; Dietitian; Exercise physiologist; Exercise instructor; Kineseotherapist; Occupational therapist; Orthopedic surgeon; Personal trainer; and Physical therapist.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Publisher's Note.
Introduction to Careers in Sports Medicine & Training.
1: Acupuncturist.
2: Athletic Trainer.
3: Biomedical Engineer.
4: Cardiologist.
5: Chiropractor.
6: Dietitian & Nutritionist.
7: Exercise Physiologist.
8: Fitness Trainer & Instructor.
9: Health Coach.
10: Health Educator & Community Health Worker.
11: Massage Therapist.
12: Neurologist.
13: Neuropsychologist.
14: Orthotist & Prosthetist.
15: Personal Trainer.
16: Physical Therapist.
17: Physical Therapy Assistant.
18: Physician.
19: Podiatrist.
20: Rehabilitation Counselor.
21: Sport Psychologist.
22: Sports Instructor/Coach.
23: Surgeon.
24: Yoga Instructor.
Appendix A: Holland Code.
Appendix B: General Bibliography.