American Medical Association have recognized Athletic training as an associated health care profession ever since 1990. Athletic trainer’s work is closely interrelated with the health care experts, athletic commissioners and coaches, as they optimize the participation of the trainers.
One can keep away from redundant medical treatment and trouble with the help of athletic training. Athletic training helps to prevent injuries and it encompasses the anticipation, analysis and involvement of emergency, keen and chronic medical situation including injury, functional boundaries and disabilities.
Becoming an athletic trainer a bachelor’s degree is least needed, and to retain the certification additional medical courses may required. An athletic trainer should have the knowledge about anatomy, biology, physics, rehabilitation, statistics, chemistry etc.
A passion for sports is a reason to choose career as an athletic trainer. Being athletic trainers an individual wants to play in a professional sports team. In a various professional settings an athletic trainer can make their career, such as in a professional sport team, in collegiate sports, secondary and intermediary schools as athletic trainer. Also one can be involved in athletic training in rehabilitation centers and doctor’s offices, with sports teams.
The job perspective of athletic trainers is very growing. They can earn a very good amount annually near about $35,000 to $75,000. According to National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) the job outlook will grow near about 30% within 2020. Bureau of Labor Statistics of U.S declared that the growth is faster than average.