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Exercise scientist evaluating patient

Athletic Training 

Athletic trainers (ATs) work in collaboration with a physician as a part of the health care team for physically active individuals. Some of the services provided by athletic trainers include primary care, injury and illness prevention, and wellness.

Exercise scientist evaluating patient

Exercise Science 

Create exercise programs that improve people's health. Exercise science professionals work in physiology, biomechanics, and motor control/learning. They help improve cardiovascular function and overall human performance. 

Fitness trainer working with client


Help people achieve their fitness goals. Fitness professionals evaluate people’s overall health and create customized exercise programs that increase their physical performance, strength, endurance, and flexibility.

Physical education teacher leading class

Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education

Teach K-12 physical education classes, work with administrators to implement school policies and procedures, and teach the national standards for physical education. 

Coach talking to athlete

Sports Industry

Teach athletes the skills they need to succeed. Athletic leaders, coaches, and sports psychologists use their knowledge of sports and how the body and mind work to improve athletic performance.