Many people are more active today than they were many years ago. Injury prevention and diagnosis plays a big role in today’s society. Preventing an injury is important for many athletes all over the world, and for people that are physically active. Preventing injuries can benefit an athlete in the long run. Athletic trainers help athletes and physically active people stay healthy for what they do on a daily basis.
"Here she comes around the last curve she's just about to break the world record for fastest mile run by a woman. Almost there, and she's done it! But wait, she's on the ground, gee whiz I think her knees gave out!" How is this girl going to get better? What should she do to fix this? An athletic trainer would be able to answer these questions and help this girl get back into the best physical condition possible so she could run again. The following are key parts of the Athletic Training career, including, but not limited to: requirements of education and colleges that offer programs; basic job titles and responsibilities; employers; benefits, hours, annual income; extending the job experience. An Athletic Trainer is by definition "a medical professional who prevents, assesses, treats, and rehabilitates injuries." These professionals are recognized by the American Medical Association, and are part of the Allied Health Services. Athletic Trainers must be mature enough to handle emergency circumstances, such as an unexpected injury, distraught athletes and parents. They must know how to prevent injury, or evaluate an injury in order to care for and rehabilitate the injured party ("Defining" 1). Now, every good career person must have an education, and Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania is a well known college for becoming an Athletic Trainer. It has a competitive, nationally accredited, Athletic Training program so that after the first two years of college a student must apply for a position. It also has an excellent fitness facility. Curriculum generally includes "assessment and evaluation, acute care, general medical conditions and disabilities, pathology of injury and illness, therapeutic exercise, therapeutic modalities, r...
Athletic Training Education Program To achieve a degree in Athletic Training, there are many tasks and skills to be learned. The Education Council under the National Athletic Training Association put together an education program filled with a set of guidelines of what has to be taught to graduate with a degree in Athletic Training. Before you can learn and understand Athletic Training, you must know the Anatomy and Physiology of the human body. This includes bones, muscles, levels of organization, tissue levels, systems of the body, skeletal structure, articulations, integrative functions, sensory function, blood, and embryology (Martini, 2001). Besides Anatomy and Physiology, the methods of taping is also extremely critical to this career.
The education in this field determines how much the specific Trainer will be paid. Employers require a “Minimum of bachelor’s degree in health related field, with a current National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) certification”("Athletic Trainer, Healthcare Program."). Getting a masters degree will increase your chances of getting a job. An advanced degree will also help you get paid more than an applicant
I always knew what my career goals were when I went into high school. Ever since I was little I wanted to become a professional boxer and also a police officer. I knew that these jobs had a great risk to injury. Even though I didn’t need to go through a full four years of college for my career goals, I wanted to get a business degree just in case I got hurt on the job and for when I retired from those job. The reason why I wanted these career goals was because I wouldn’t find my job entertaining sitting at a desk for the rest of my life. Since I find an interest in sports, I’ve decided to take the career path toward an industry that has something to do with sports and an industry that I always use for athletics. My career goal for joining
Exercise Science is a field of work that is valued by many. There are different paths for different kind of people whether they are interested in personal training, physical therapy, or even some kind of sports coach. The route I would like to take would be Exercise Science for Athletic Training. I want to be an Athletic Trainer because growing up, I loved playing and watching sports. I played baseball for about 2 years, ran track for 3, and played basketball my entire life. After my high school career, I knew that I could not stay involved in sports because all of the injuries I have experienced so I decided I wanted a job that is behind the scenes but still rooted in athletics.
Becoming an Accountant is not the only thing I would like to become. I would also like to have a degree in Physical Therapy. The part of physical therapy I would like to work with is working with athletes. I think working with athletes is better because it would bring in more money and I am also an athlete myself. Athletes will always be around and everyone of them will need a physical therapist sometime in their sports
... department is to provide the highest quality athletic training services that can be provide. The main focus of the athletic training staff is to provide medical care to not only prevent injuries and illnesses, injuries, and provide rehabilitation to all the students’ athletes. The goal of the SAU athletic training department is to return all student athletes to competition as quickly as possible, keeping in mind their best interest. The athletic training department staff and students will follow the National Athletic Trainer’s Association performance domains and code of ethics, as well as all National Collegiate Athletic Association rules and regulations. The NATA domains sate the following: prevention of athletic injuries: injuries: rehabilitation and reconditioning of athletic injuries: health care administration: and professional development and responsibility.
My dream job is to be an Athletic Trainer. For my senior year in high school, I took up an opportunity to become a Student Assistant in Athletic Training. I loved being a student assistant in athletic training. Every time a player came up and asked me to get them ice, or to tape a body part, or asked me to hold something for them, or asked me to get something for them, or whenever someone got injured, I got so excited. It is just the little things that have made me want to pursue a degree in athletic training. One of the main reasons why I want to be a athletic trainer is because I love to help people, and more importantly the job requires people to need you, and I like the feeling of having people to depend on and need me for something.
Everyone has dreams and goals,some people may or may not stick with them and some may not. But I'm going to stick to mine and my dream is to be a physical sports trainer. Everyone may have downfall but i won't I'm going to stick to my dream goal. The reason the I want to be a sports trainer because I got hurt during a football and tore my ACL and the sports trainers were by my side through all the hard time. I thought I wasn't going to play football but the trainers helped me a lot so I could get back before the season starts. Another reason is because people don't realized how much the trainers do for us. They go out there way just make sure everything is okay for us athletes. They are here at school early mornings and the last ones to leave