"What Can I Do With a Major in...Athletic Training?"
Why Major in Athletic Training?
- Develop a foundation for a professional philosophy based on both historical and current knowledge of physical education, physical activity, and fitness/wellness.
- Understand physical activity through the use of knowledge of human anatomy, kinesiology, physiology and analysis of movement patterns.
- Expand his/her skills, knowledge and understanding in a variety of physical activities including games, sports, rhythms and fitness skills.
- Understand and apply first aid procedures, safety factors and risk management involved in physical activity settings.
- Gain an awareness of administering physical education and fitness/wellness programs for diverse populations.
- Properly apply measurement and evaluation in the assessment of physical education and fitness/wellness programs.
- Develop an appreciation for the benefits of an active, healthy lifestyle.
Related Career Titles
|Adventure/Risk Trainer||Occupational Therapist|
|Aerobics/Group Exercise Instructor||Personal Trainer|
|Athletic Coach||Physical Therapist|
|Athletic Enhancement Program Director||Professor/Educator|
|Athletic Trainer||Sports Club & Resort Management|
|Exercise Physiologist||Sports Physical Therapist|
|Fitness Program Coordinator||Strength & Conditioning Specialist|
|Fitness Consultant||Team Physician|
|High School Athletic Trainer||Weight Training Instructor|
Related Job Listings/Job Search Website
Health and Wellness Jobs.com
Internships with the US Olympic Committee
National Athletic Trainers Association- Job opportunities
Team Work Sports Jobs
The NCAA News: The Market - jobs opportunities in college athletics
Physical Fitness Club (UCM)
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
American College of Sports Medicine
American Physical Therapy Association
National Association for Sport and Physical Education
National Athletic Trainers Association
National Excercise & Sports Trainers Association
The National Strength & Conditioning Association
Four-Year Academic Plan
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