Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exercise

ISBN-10: 0736095667
ISBN-13: 9780736095662
Edition: 2011
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Description: Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exerciseis your guide to landing your dream job in one of today's most exciting, popular, and fastest-growing industries! Produced by the American Kinesiology Association, this hands-on guide includes detailed job  More...

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Book details

List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication date: 7/12/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 184
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exerciseis your guide to landing your dream job in one of today's most exciting, popular, and fastest-growing industries! Produced by the American Kinesiology Association, this hands-on guide includes detailed job descriptions, information on working conditions, salary ranges, responsibilities, key skills, and required certifications for 36 careers in sport and fitness: Aquatic therapist Athletic trainer (college or university sport team) Athletic trainer (high school sport team) Athletic trainer (as physician extender) Athletic trainer (clinical) Personal trainer Group exercise instructor Strength and conditioning coach Fitness center owner or manager Fitness leader in gerontology settings Health promotion specialist Fitness specialist Physical education teacher Sport instructor Coach Sport official Sport psychologist Sport administrator Sport marketer Media and public relations specialist Professional scout Sport event manager Sport journalist Sport facility operations manager Clinical exercise physiologist Certified clinical exercise specialist Sport dietitian Sports medicine clinic director Physical therapist Occupational therapist Medical and osteopathic physicians Chiropractor Physician assistant Kinesiology professor Kinesiology researcher Kinesiology department administrator If you are ready to pursue a job in the sport, fitness, or exercise industry, Careers in Sport, Fitness, and Exerciseis one resource you can't be without.

Preface
Examining the Big Picture
Making Intelligent Career Choices in Kinesiology
Careers in Fitness Instruction, Personal Training, and Fitness Management
Personal Trainer
Group Exercise Instructor
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Fitness Center Owner or Manager
Health Promotion Specialist
Fitness Leader in Gerontology Settings
Careers in Physical Education, Sport Instruction, Coaching, Sports Officiating, and Sport Psychology
Physical Education Teacher
Sport Instructor
Coach
Sport Official
Sport Psychologist
Careers in Sport Marketing and Management
Sport Administrator
Sport Marketer
Media and Public Relations
Professional Scout
Sport Event Manager
Sport Media Specialist
Sport Facility Operations Manager
Careers in Sports Medicine
Certified Athletic Trainers
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Certified Clinical Exercise Specialist
Sport Dietician
Sports Medicine Clinic and Center Director
Aquatic Therapy Specialist
Kinesiology as Pre-Professional Training for Allied Health Sciences
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Medical and Osteopathic Physicians
Chiropractor
Physician Assistant
Careers in Higher Education
Where You Will Work
What You Will Do
Whom You Will Work With
What Personal Skills and Abilities You Will Need to Succeed
What Education and Certifications You Will Need
Future Outlook
Online Resources
Index
About the Editor
About the Contributors

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