Ch 48: Careers in Health & Fitness

About This Chapter

Study the material of this chapter to review the different careers in which a degree in athletics or fitness can be useful, along with the responsibilities of the individuals in these careers.

Careers in Health & Fitness - Chapter Summary

These lessons will aid in your review of different careers in the fields of athletics and fitness, including: coaches, athletic trainers, athletic director physicians, physical therapists, and professional players. In these lessons, our expert instructors will also explain the different professional organizations for individuals in these fields, and their required credentials. With these lessons, improve your understanding of:

  • Careers in which having a degree in fitness or athletics would be helpful
  • Responsibilities of coaches, athletic trainers, athletic physicians, physical therapists and professional players
  • Roles of professional organizations in the fields of athletics and fitness
  • Credentials and training requirements for professional coaches, trainers, therapist and players

Take advantage of the versatility of these lessons by watching them on your mobile devices. Following these lessons, take the lesson quizzes to test your understanding of the lessons and discover topics you don't understand. To improve your understanding of these topics, use the video tags to return to and review the parts of the lessons that explained them. After you've completed these lessons and quizzes, test your overall understanding of the material by completing the practice chapter exam.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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