Introduction• Works with all different types of injuries• May work with all ages (depending on what teamthe trainer goes to)• Works for schools, hospitals, stadiums, colleges,doctors offices, clinics, fitness centers, and anyother medical health place
Why did I choose to be an AthleticTrainer?• I chose to be an Athletic trainer because I don’tlike seeing athletes gets hurt. If I am able toprevent athletes or anyone from getting hurt, itwould make me feel good about myself.
Nature of work• Being able to work with all different injuries• Assess each problem differently• Helping athletes prevent the injuries by doingstretches• Planning the best way for an athlete to heal from asurgery/injury
Working Conditions• Work in a hospital, stadium, clinic, doctors office,college, or a fitness center• Travel a lot for tournaments with the sports team• Work evenings and afternoons• Work 4-5 days a week• About 50 hours a week
Training, Qualifications,Advancements• Minimum is a bachelor’s degree in athletic training orkinesiology• Able to advance if you have a masters or a PhD• Must be licensed and registered in most states
Future Job Outlook• 2020 will be up 30% then from 2010• Employment change 5,500 in 10 year period• Increase due to younger athletes getting injured
Earnings• Bachelors degree $30,000 to $45,000 a year• Masters degree- $35,000 to $65,000 a year or more• PhD- $40,000 to $100,000 a year
Use of Technology• Entering data about patients• Scheduling appointments• Email• Contact with patients/clients
Summary• Yes this career is still appealing to me. Whenpeople get hurt I like to be able to help them, andlet them suffer. I think this would be a good jobfor me.
Work Cited• https://www.careercruising.com/• http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/athletic-trainers.htm• http://www.iseek.org/careers/careerDetail?id=5&oc=100013&title