Sports Medicine

By: Mason Roberts

Athletic Trainer

Description: Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.


Education: Bachelor


Salary: $40,000 per year

Sports Medicine Physician

Description: Diagnose, treat, and help prevent injuries that occur during sporting events, athletic training, and physical activities.


Education: MD


Salary: $187,200 per year

Fitness Trainer

Description: Instruct or coach groups or individuals in exercise activities. Demonstrate techniques and form, observe participants, and explain to them corrective measures necessary to improve their skills.


Education: GED


Salary: $31,720 per year