Sports Medicine

By: James Smith

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's Degree
  • 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- Phd
  • Salary- $187,200 per year

Exercise Physiologist

  • Description- Assess, plan, or implement fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility.
  • Education- Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary- $45,000 per year