Great Careers in the Sports Industry: Dream Jobs in Sports Equipment Design, 1st Edition

  • Tracy Brown Hamilton
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1538381419
  • ISBN-13: 9781538381410
  • DDC: 796.023
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released October 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Sports equipment design has come a long way since the days of leather football helmets and ice skates with no ankle support. Modern sports equipment is designed to help prevent injuries and give an athlete that extra edge they need to succeed and even play better than before. Readers with an eye for design and a love of sports will find in this volume an extensive guide to building a career in sports equipment design, including some first-person insight from those working in the field.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Exactly Does a Sports Equipment Designer Do?.
2: How to Become a Sports Equipment Designer.
3: Courses of Study for Becoming a Sports Equipment Designer.
4: What Can I Expect from a Career in Equipment Design?.
5: Recent Innovations in Sports Equipment Design.
6: Major Advancements in Sports Equipment Development.
College and University Programs in Sports Equipment Design.
Sports Equipment Design at a Glance.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Information.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.