Athletic Train Career

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When we are growing up, we are asked “what do you want to be when you grow up”? It’s hard to say at the age of 6 what we really want, but as we grow up, our choices and thoughts become a little clearer. I have a passion for sports and I realized that the best thing I could do for my future is becoming an Athletic Trainer. Being an athletic trainer has its perks, but it takes a lot of effort and hard work to accomplish such a feat. For example, one perk is the incomes, which are typically 35,000 to 75,000 a year. That does not include the high end which is like your personal or high contrast; NBA and such. The duties and responsibilities you would have to do, once you get the job as an athletic trainer, and your job is to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries to muscles and bones. Traveling is another duty you might have to do to fulfill your responsibilities. Some athletic trainers are doctors until the real doctor get there. Using physical therapy is another duty which would require some time for the athlete to get personal care. Another duty is to be compassionate to your athletes. The job could include working for youth sports, professional sports, high schools, middle schools, hospitals and even performing arts.…show more content…
In order to get the position as athletic trainer you have to meet certain educational requirements. This includes a high school diploma, and a bachelor’s degree in sports medicine. Some courses could include Human Anatomy, Physiology, and Kinesiology. If you wanted to be professional sports trainer you would have to get a master’s degree. This could take four years minimum. The cost for you to have the education in this field could be $147,000 for tuition. Some universities could charge you more to attend because stature. The entire requirements job offers, costs, duties, and responsibilities can tie back to the origins of the

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