Athletic Trainer Career
Athletic trainers work to prevent and treat injuries related to the muscles and bones. If you choose to be an athletic trainer, you may learn to diagnose and treat injuries for athletes or others. You may work to create and implement rehabilitation programs or prevention programs for athletes. Athletic trainers may need to keep records and create reports about injuries and illness.
Athletic trainers are most likely to hold jobs in educational services, ambulatory health care facilities, hospitals or recreation centers. Depending on your specialty, you may work outdoors on an athletic field during a wide variety of weather conditions or inside a gym or healthcare facility.