Athletic Training Resources

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Job Titles

Assistant Athletic Trainer College/University Athletic Trainer Physician Extender
Athletic Trainer High School Athletic Trainer Professional Sports Athletic Trainer
Athletic Training Lab Technician Industrial/Corporate Athletic Trainer Rehabilitation Specialist
Athletic Training Program Director Military Athletic Trainer
Camp Athletic Trainer NASCAR Athletic Trainer

Related Careers

Exercise Physiologist Fitness Instructor Sports Nutritionist
Exercise Specialist Health Instructor Strength & Conditioning Specialist
Fitness Consultant Medical Equipment Salesperson Teacher

Personal Characteristics to Be Successful

Agile Firm Persistent
Confident Flexible Persuasive nature
Coordinated Good communication skills, written and oral Responsible
Decisive Humorous Self-disciplined
Dedicated Knowledge of basic first aid and CPR Sensitive
Disciplined Loyal Strong
Empathetic Motor skills Tactful
Energetic Organized Thorough
Enthusiastic Patient Understanding

Workplace Skills

Analyze/evaluate injuries and situations
Assist and provide physical care
Assist people of all ages and ethnicity
Coordinate group and individual exercise
Implement prescribed individualized treatment plans
Lead exercise classes
Manage and supervise employees
Monitor and assess progress
Motivate people

Operate modality machines and other training equipment
Perceive others' reactions, understanding and needs
Record, organize and store information
Reduce stress in others
Shift efficiently between two or more activities
Solve problems
Train/instruct others
Use multiple approaches when learning or teaching new things
Utilize good judgment
Work individually or in team

Job Postings

Athletic Trainers Jobs and Careers: This site provides you with the many jobs available within the Athletic Training job field.

National Collegiate Athletic Association: Provides up to the minute job openings.

National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics: Available through the CMU Career Development website, this site offers job postings at Universities and Colleges around the country.

Careers Search

NATA: Nation Wide site updated with all the latest news in Athletic Training; current events, education, meeting information, membership details and member awards. Also a good resource for job postings.

Board of Certification: This site provides helpful knowledge on how to officially become a certified athletic trainer.

Graduate Schools

Master's degree in Athletic Training + Trainer: This site lists universities with Master's Degree Programs and request information from them.

School of Allied Health: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School

Top Schools with Athletic Training Programs: U.S. News provides information on the top universities that have Athletic Training