For many, sporting or recreation events are some of the highlights of their life. Coaches, physical therapists, trainers, and PE teachers enrich the lives of student-athletes and those that have continued athletics into their adult years. Lifelong fans of athletic franchises or school athletic teams show up to every home game: rain or shine. And . . .
IMAGE SOURCE: Cosmed, Wikimedia Commons, Creative Commons license. Overview A chronic illness like heart or lung disease can take a major toll on a patient’s health, including his or her physical fitness options. Exercise physiologists are the healthcare professionals dedicated to helping these patients get healthier by establishing fitness programs intended not just to tone, slim . . .
Do you dream of being your own boss? Whether you want to work solo and make your own hours and business decisions or build a company from the ground up, you’re probably considering self-employment. Some careers are friendlier to that entrepreneurial spirit than others. If the opportunity to eventually run your own business is important . . .
Standard 9-to-5 business hours just aren’t for everyone. If you enjoy getting up early or staying up late, the good news is that there are plenty of great careers out there that encourage – or even require – you to work hours outside the 9-to-5 day shift. Some of these jobs come with high salaries, . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Overview Kinesiology, also known as human kinetics is the scientific study of human movement. It is the study of human movement, performance, and function by applying the sciences of biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, psychology, and neuroscience. Applications to human health include biomechanics and orthopedics; strength and conditioning; sport psychology; methods of rehabilitation, such as physical and occupational . . .
We present 40 accredited colleges and universities offering a selection of some of the fastest online master's degrees in an array of fields. These programs provide opportunities for those who have work or other obligations that make online study a preferred format. We have chosen programs that can be completed within two years or less. . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Overview Coaches are the sports professionals who lead athletes to victory through their direction both on the field and in preparing for games. While both professional and amateur athletes in all sports rely on their coaches for guidance and training, most paid coaches work for public and private schools at the elementary, secondary . . .
IMAGE SOURCE Overview Wherever athletes are playing sports, regardless of their age or which sport they’re playing, there’s the potential that someone could get hurt on the field, court or rink. Athletic trainers are the healthcare professionals who work with sports players to prevent, diagnose and treat injuries. Before a game, they may work to . . .
image source Overview According to the American Psychological Association, sport psychology encompasses a range of topics including "motivation to persist and achieve, psychological considerations in sport injury and rehabilitation, counseling techniques with athletes, assessing talent, exercise adherence and well-being, self-perceptions related to achieving, expertise in sport, youth sport and performance enhancement and self-regulation techniques." While . . .