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Adapted Physical Education SpecialistsBright Outlook

Tasks & Conditions

•Use physical therapy to help people with physical problems. •Screen people to find out their needs.

•Make treatment plans.

•Teach people how to use physical therapy processes.

•Keep progress reports on patients.


•Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

•Teaching others how to do something.

•Actively looking for ways to help people.

•Talking to others to convey information effectively.

•Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

•Being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

•Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

•Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.

•Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

•Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience

Education & Experience

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Salary & Outlook $51,980

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Coaches and ScoutsBright Outlook

Tasks & Conditions

•Plan and organize sport practice sessions.

•Prepare athletes for competition.

•Identify and recruit potential athletes.

•Plan strategies for competing with rival teams.

•Identify strengths and weaknesses of players.

•Observe opposing teams for weaknesses and strengths.

•Direct physical conditioning programs to keep athletes in shape.

Interests, Skills, & Work Values


Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.

Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.


•Teaching others how to do something.

•Talking to others to convey information effectively.

•Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

•Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the

Education & Experience

Education and training requirements for athletes, coaches, umpires, and related workers vary greatly by the level and type of sport. Regardless of the sport or occupation, jobs require immense overall knowledge of the game, usually acquired through years of experience at lower levels. Athletes usually begin competing in their sports while in elementary or middle school, and continue through high school and sometimes college. They play in amateur tournaments and on high school and college teams, where the best attract the attention of professional scouts. Most schools require that participating athletes maintain specific academic standards to remain eligible to play. Becoming a professional athlete is the culmination of years of effort. Athletes who seek to compete professionally must have extraordinary talent, desire, and dedication to training.

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